UPDATED *** A DOG IN GEORGIA TESTS POSITIVE FOR COVID-19, EUTHANIZED AFTER ‘SUDDEN ONSET OF NEUROLOGICAL ILLNESS.’ NOT KNOWN IF COVID PLAYED A ROLE.
A six-year-old mixed breed dog in Georgia has tested positive for COVID-19; however, the dog was not showing any signs of respiratory illness, according to Georgia’s Department of Public Health. The dog “developed sudden onset of neurological illness which progressed rapidly over the course of a couple of days, and was humanely euthanized,” Georgia’s Department of Public Health said in a statement on Monday.
Oxford University Press CEO Responds With Apparent Acquiescence to Journal’s Non-Disclosure Disclosure
On Monday morning, Oxford University Press chief executive officer Nigel Portwood declined to answer questions about how OUP supervises its journals and oversees its policies with regard to conflicts of interest and disclosure. His answer was limited to an apparent acquiescence to the Journal of Animal Science’s limited addendum ‘for clarity,’ which did not concede or specify the authors’ direct conflict of interest in a controversial article about canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) – a progressive heart disease that can eventually lead to congestive heart failure – and possible links to certain types of diets.
Responding to Conflict of Interest Questions, Journal of Animal Science Publishers Say They Will Add Statement ‘For Clarity’ to Controversial DCM Article. Statement Will Acknowledge Authors’ Ties to Industry.
Wulster-Radcliffe, who is the chief executive officer of the American Society of Animal Science, which publishes the Journal – emailed the statement following a week of controversy in veterinary circles stirred up by the article and the ties that its authors have to the pet food manufacturers that sell diets often referred to by veterinarians as BEG diets…..
CONTROVERSY SWIRLS AROUND JOURNAL’S NON-DISCLOSURE OF CONFLICTS IN DCM ARTICLE. Journal CEO says inquiry is underway.
Controversy is swirling around a prominent science journal’s article that defends the pet food industry against charges that one of its products endangers canines. Last week, the Journal of Animal Science — which describes itself on its website as “one of the most frequently cited peer-reviewed, agriculturally oriented research journals in the world” — and whose publisher is Oxford University Press — published an article that seeks to debunk the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s reports about its investigations into cases of canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) – a progressive heart disease that can eventually lead to congestive heart failure – and possible links to certain types of diets.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL) announced the first confirmed case of SARS-CoV-2 in a pet German Shepherd dog in Long Island, New York – – the first dog in the United States to be confirmed as positive for the virus. USDA Press Release: VIEW HERE This page is available […]
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The Canine Review spoke with five of the world’s most renowned 24-hour veterinary specialty hospitals about how they have navigated challenges posed by the pandemic and how they are moving forward as America heads into summer and reopens against a backdrop of economic recession, 100,000 plus virus-related deaths, historic unemployment, state and city budget deficits, violent police protests, and so much uncertainty.
News Media Run False COVID-19 Dog Story, Refuse To Correct It Last month, a North Carolina family and their dog, Winston, became overnight celebrities when some of the country’s major news outlets unleashed a false and misleading story about the dog being the first in the United States to become infected with COVID-19 after Duke […]