Revisiting Veterinary Practice News’ top 10 features and stories of 2019

There are only a few weeks left in 2019 and it’s time to look back on the most memorable moments of the year.

Veterinary Practice News has compiled a list of the news and reports that have been published in the past 12 months and that have generated the most clicks. A variety of topics were the focus of animal health experts this year, from the debate about raw food and the benefits of low-level laser therapy to research into dilated cardiomyopathy.

Check out those here that you may have missed or revisit a favorite.

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  1. “Court rejects vet’s appeal against cat killing” (June 4)
  2. “Veterinary Behaviorists Ask About” Scrubbing “” (August 20)
  3. “Elanco to Acquire Bayer Animal Health Business in a $ 7.6 Billion Deal” (August 20)
  4. “Couple Claim Clinic Killed Their Cat With Wrong Dose” (January 31)
  5. “FDA Approves ProHeart 12” (July 8th)
  6. “Did you eat anything in 2019 ?! X-ray competition winner “(September 30th)
  7. “Report Reveals Top 10 Heartworm Cities in the US” (February 13)
  8. “Walmart Introduces Animal Pharmacy and Opens More Clinics in Store” (May 7)
  9. “Altaire Issues Voluntary Animal Ophthalmic Recall” (August 26)
  10. “University of California, Davis Ranked # 1 in US Veterinary Faculty” (March 15)

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  1. “Debating Raw Food” by Brennen McKenzie, MA, MSc, VMD, cVMA (January 2nd)
  2. “Osteosarcoma: Beyond Amputation and Euthanasia” by Phil Zeltzman, DVM, DACVS, CVJ, Fear Free Certified (March 12th)
  3. “Treat aspiration pneumonia like a boss” by Phil Zeltzman, DVM, DACVS, CVJ, Fear Free Certified (May 13)
  4. “Laser therapy – indications and contraindications” by Mary Ellen Goldberg, LVT, SRA, CCRVN, CVPP, VTS laboratory animal medicine (research anesthesia), VTS physical rehabilitation (March 27)
  5. “Are you ready to comply with USP 800?” By Ronak Kadakia (November 14th)
  6. “Is the ban on ‘artificial’ ingredients based on fear or science? by Brennen McKenzie, MA, MSc, VMD, cVMA (March 1)
  7. “Research Updates on Nutritional Dilated Cardiomyopathy” by Sarah M. Cavanaugh, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Cardiology) (August 15)
  8. “Is There a Gold Standard Test for Adverse Food Reactions?” By Brennen McKenzie, MA, MSc, VMD, cVMA (February 14)
  9. “Canned or Dry Food: Which is Better for Cats?” By Brennen McKenzie, MA, MSc, VMD, cVMA (August 22)
  10. “Seven Options for Providing Life-Saving Oxygen” by Phil Zeltzman, DVM, DACVS, CVJ, Fear Free Certified (March 28)