With help from pet participants, clinical trials help doctors in the medical and veterinary fields discover disease prevention methods and find new ways to improve detection, diagnosis, and treatment of pet illnesses, all while enhancing the quality of care each patient receives.
Select a clinical trial to learn more about specific research goals and to understand what is in store for you and your pet if you choose to participate. All animal participants receive compassionate care throughout their treatment period.
clinical trials in the news
Today’s Veterinary Business: VetDC’s Canine Lymphoma Drug Makes History
Full FDA approval of Tanovea is the first of its kind, offering hope to the owners of tens of thousands of dogs. The Fort Collins company was launched in 2010 through a partnership with Colorado State University’s Flint Animal Cancer Center.
DVM360: When and why: The CBD debate
Two notable studies are those conducted by Colorado State University (CSU) and Cornell University. The study conducted by CSU involved the use of CBD to treat canine epilepsy.
People Magazine: Nearly Paralyzed French Bulldog Walking Again Thanks to New Surgery and a Little Bit of Luck
“Bart was exactly the perfect patient,” said Bart’s surgeon Lisa Bartner, a faculty neurologist at the Colorado State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Herniated discs are very common in French bulldogs and other breeds with short legs and long backs.
Fox31: Help cure canine cancer
VIDEO: A CSU oncologist is researching a vaccination to prevent canine cancer. “The goal of this is really unique in that we are trying to prevent cancer in the first place.” -Dr. Doug Thamm