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Can New Science Help Your Dog Live Longer?
by Stacia Friedman Have you ever wished your dog could live longer? The Dog Aging Project at the University of Washington in Seattle is doing something about it. Led by Dr. Daniel Promislow, professor of pathology and biology, and Dr. Matt Kaeberlien, associate professor of pathology, a new study marks the first nation-wide effort to determine why some dogs die of cancer, kidney failure, and...
FDA Approves Urinary Drug for Dogs
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced the approval of Incurin (estriol), the first drug in the United States ever approved for administration in treating hormone-responsive urinary incontinence in dogs. Urinary incontinence is frequently found in middle-aged to elderly spayed female dogs. This is due to the loss of muscle strength and control in the urethra. According to a...