Advice for companion animal practitioners during the COVID-19 outbreak

Advice for pet owners for visiting your vet during the COVID-19 outbreak

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Latest News on COVID-19 Outbreak

    • 24/10/2020
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    VetSurvey 2020

    VetSurvey 2020

    Coronavirus survey: What is the impact of COVID-19 on veterinary professionals and their practices? COVID-19 is not only a global pandemic and public health crisis; it has also severely affected the veterinary profession. In partnership with the WSAVA (World Small Animal Veterinary Association), we invite all veterinarians to participate in this independent, industry-wide survey. This

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    • 21/10/2020
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    CSAVA Annual Conference goes online in 2020

    CSAVA Annual Conference goes online in 2020

    Dear colleagues, based on rapidly evolving domestic and worldwide pandemic related to COVID-19 we would like to announce that we have made the decision to pivot our Annual Conference from an in-person conference to a virtual conference. While we know that some of you were looking forward to coming together in Brno, we feel that

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    • 28/09/2020
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    Helsinki airport puts sniffer dogs to work for COVID-19 detection

    Helsinki airport puts sniffer dogs to work for COVID-19 detection

    In the last months, a few very promising (German, French) pilot studies’ results on sniffing dogs to detect COVID-19 in infected people were published. The Finnish research group, led by Anna Hielm-B jörkman of the University of Helsinki, took the next step. With the close collaboration with the Finnish organization specializing in training animals in

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    • 01/08/2020
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    Can dogs diagnose COVID-19 by scent?

    Can dogs diagnose COVID-19 by scent?

    A research team led by the University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover (TiHo) has published a pilot study with impressive results: trained dogs identified 94 % of positive COVID-19 samples as volatile organic compounds produced during respiratory infections can cause specific scent imprints. Read the paper: Jendrny, P., Schulz, C., Twele, F. et al. Scent dog

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