Articles by Stephanie Skernivitz - Veterinary Healthcare


Articles by Stephanie Skernivitz

Stephanie Skernivitz

Contributing Author

Ms. Skernivitz is a freelance writer in Cleveland, Ohio. She is f formerly senior associate editor of DVM Newsmagazine.

Dogs may harbor, transmit human norovirus
March 1, 2012

Canines can carry norovirus--a primary cause of gastroenteritis and of diarrheal disease in humans.

USU researchers look at 'pasture pharmacy' alternatives for livestock
January 1, 2012

Logan, Utah — An agricultural researcher is investigating new pasture-management strategies to treat various conditions of livestock.

Angell veterinarian performs facial reconstruction surgery on a Boxer
December 1, 2011

A 5-year-old dog was given a new lease on life—more significantly, a new face.

Certain feline seizures indicate hippocampal damage
December 1, 2011

When a cat experiences seizures that do not impact the entire body, this may indicate changes in the hippocampus of the cat's brain.

CSU uses distraction osteogenesis technique to help lengthen dog's leg
November 1, 2011

Fort Collins, Colo. — To save a dog's leg, a veterinary orthopedic surgeon tried something radical.

Equine veterinarians report of prevalence of certain equine pathogens
October 1, 2011

Davis, Calif. — In a first study of its kind, veterinarians across the country reported on the prevalance of certain common pathogens among the equine population.

Dogs can sniff out lung cancer, study concludes
September 26, 2011

A certain scent is associated with lung cancer, and dogs can detect it.

Canine cancer draws research efforts from human, veterinary sides
September 1, 2011

Carvallis, Ore. — Canine cancer is presenting new opportunities for veteirnary and medical researchers to develop new treatment strategies.

Just add water
August 1, 2011

Newcastle upon Tyne, U.K. — moisture-enhanced feline diet, coupled with increased activity, may inhibit the rate of weight gain in cats, according to research published in the June issue of the Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition.


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