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Learn About Companion Animal Research Projects--and Tips for Preventing Disease in Cats

7/13/2009

Morris Animal Foundation visited the School of Veterinary Medicine this spring and interviewed several faculty members to highlight foundation initiatives and support of specific projects taking place at the school.

Dr. Michael Kent, cancer specialist in the school's Center for Companion Animal Health, spoke at a regional "K9K" walking event held in March to raise awareness about canine cancer. Watch the video of Dr. Kent to learn more about canine cancers, current treatments--and the need for research in this field. Watch Video

 

Dr. Kate Hurley, director of the Koret Shelter Medicine Program talks about her project being sponsored by Morris Animal Foundation to prevent upper respiratory infections in millions of shelter cats. Watch Video

Dr. Kate Hurley explains how you can prevent respiratory infection in your cat. Watch Video

 

Dr. Kei Hayashi discusses advances in arthritis treatment for dogs, including new types of surgery and physical rehabilitation: Watch Video

Orthopedic Surgery at the Wm. R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital: http://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/vmth/small_animal/surgery/ortho_default.cfm

Physical Rehabilitation Services at the Wm. R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital: http://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/vmth/small_animal/rehabilitation/default.cfm

More online videos will become available this fall. Please return to learn more about wildlife research and an intriguing new connection between blood platelets and an incurable feline heart disease.