Veterinary Blog

  • Fortetropin®, Vitamin D and Immune Health

    Fortetropin®, Vitamin D and Immune Health By Neerav D. Padliya, Ph.D.   Introduction   Eggs are a rich source of Vitamin D [1,2], an essential nutrient for both man and man’s best friend.  According to data published by the U.S. National Institute of Health (NIH), one large egg provides 44 Intern...
  • The Role of Fortetropin® in Cognitive Health: Vitamin E

    Introduction   Egg yolk is a rich source of two nutrients that play an important role in cognitive health: choline and Vitamin E.  One large egg contains 147 milligrams of choline which accounts for 27% of the recommended daily allowance for this nutrient [1].  Choline is the precursor of acetylc...
  • The Role of Fortetropin® in Maintaining Healthy Vision

    Introduction   As dogs age, they like humans, experience changes in their eyesight.  Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) refers to a group of diseases that affect the retina which will lead to blindness over time.  Although there is no effective treatment at this time for PRA, some promising result...
  • The Role of Fortetropin® in the Conservative Management of Cranial Cruciate Ligament (CCL) Injuries

    Introduction   Tears or ruptures of the cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) are a common injury in dogs with symptoms that commonly include lameness, stiffness after exercise, swelling around the knee, difficulty lying down or rising along with pain or tenderness around the site of injury.  Although ...
  • An Overview of the Clinical Research Behind Fortetropin®

    Introduction   Fortetropin is an advanced nutrition product that is manufactured from fertilized, chicken egg yolk using a proprietary, low temperature process.  When egg yolk is heated during the cooking process, proteins become irreversibly unfolded and lipids become oxidized.  On the other han...
  • The Impact of Muscle Loss on Longevity and Quality of Life in Dogs and Cats

    Introduction   A common form of age-related muscle loss known as sarcopenia impacts man and man’s best friend in a multitude of different ways.  In Veterinary Medicine, one of the first important insights into canine sarcopenia came from a study that was published by Lawler and colleagues at Nest...
  • Nutritional Supplementation Considerations for Racing Dogs

     Introduction In the Northern region of the world, there is evidence that humans have been using canines to pull sleds that dates back to about four thousand years.  Although the racing dog industry has come a long way since that time, the demands placed on racing dogs such as those that com...
  • Dr. Albert Ahn on Doctor Radio - XM Radio

    Our very own Dr. Albert Ahn recently appeared on Doctor Radio on XM Radio to discuss the importance of muscle health in our pets.

  • MYOS Veterinary CE Course Announced for December

    Course Title:  The Nutritional Management of Canine Osteoarthritis CE Credits: The course, The Nutritional Management of Canine Osteoarthritis is accredited by the American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB) for inclusion in their Registry of Approved Continuing Education (RACE) prog...
  • MYOS Presents: FREE Veterinary CE Course - October Dates Available

    Course Title: Small Animal Sarcopenia: A Neglected Syndrome of Importance to Cats and Dogs CE Credits: The course, Small Animal Sarcopenia: A Neglected Syndrome of Importance to Cats and Dogs is accredited by the American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB) for inclusion in their Regis...
  • MYOS Veterinary CE Course Launches on June 10th

    We are extremely excited to announce that MYOS will begin offering a series of RACE approved Veterinary CE Courses. Our first course, Small Animal Sarcopenia: A Neglected Syndrome of Importance to Cats and Dogs, will take place starting on June 11th with multiple time slots available.  There is n...
  • MYOS Veterinary Webinar Series: Supplements for Senior Dogs & The Latest Advancements

    Dr. Leilanni Alvarez, , DVM, DACVSMR from The Animal Medical Center presents a webinar that discusses supplements for senior dogs. Here, she covers: Review of geriatric physiology and aging effects on musculoskeletal structures Discussion of currently available supplements for senior dogs Evide...
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