Companion 2014 May/June Vol: 6 Issue: 3

Product Announcements

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Med-Vet International now offers HemoHold

Med-Vet International announced that it now offers Hemo- HoldTM, The Only Hemostatic HydrogelTM. HemoHold was recently showcased at the Western Veterinary Conference and the North American Veterinary Conference. HemoHold looks and feels like a hydrogel, but the hydrophilic polymer technology inherent to HemoHold combined with wound exudate proteins creates a mechanical barrier over the wound surface. This barrier stops minor capillary bleeding, helps protect the wound from external contamination, and blocks external environmental stimuli to provide pain relief. The hydrogel nature keeps the wound hydrated and supports healing. For a free sample and more information visit www.shopmedvet.com  or call (800) 544-7521.


Clipper Distributing launches AniSet™ Anti-Kink IV fluid

Clipper Distributing announced the launch of AniSet™ Anti-Kink IV fluid sets from Millpledge Veterinary. The AniSet™ IV fluid set has been designed and developed specifically for the veterinary industry. Features include anti-kink tubing that allows free movement of patients without kinking or fluid blockage; a set break point and integral extension set, allowing patients to be moved or walked without the need to remove or rep-prime the IV set: and an auto-fill air cap that allows the set to automatically prime and fill without wasting or spilling fluid. The AniSet is compatible with all IV accessories from the major brands and has been designed and configured to work with Abbott, Heska and Hospira IV pumps that are calibrated with Abbott settings. For more information, contact Clipper at (800) 759-3644, or marketing@clipperdist.net.


Dechra announces availability of ophthalmic ointments

Dechra announced it has received approval from FDACVM to manufacture its ophthalmic ointments at a new facility and once again offer a consistent supply of Dechra’s VETROPOLYCIN® (bacitracin-neomycin-polymyxin) Veterinary Ophthalmic Ointment and VETROPOLYCIN ® HC (bacitracin-neomycin-polymyxin-hydrocortisone acetate 1%) Veterinary Ophthalmic Ointment. “After a very long quest for a reliable and quality manufacturing partner we were able to identify one and gain FDA-CVM approval on our site transfer,” the company announced in a release. “With the return of the VETROPOLYCIN family of veterinary approved ophthalmic ointments veterinarians and their patients can once again rely on the quality products and technical support from Dechra Veterinary Products. VETROPOLYCIN and VETROPOLYCIN HC are the only FDA-CVM approved topical antibiotic ophthalmic ointments for use in dogs and cats.”


Midmark introduces Cardell® Touch Veterinary Anesthesia Monitor

Midmark Corporation announced its latest innovation in veterinary vital signs monitoring, the Cardell® Touch Veterinary Anesthesia Monitor. Offering the same precision and reliability that built the Cardell® brand, the Cardell Touch is highly advanced, yet easy to use. The new Cardell monitor incorporates a totally redesigned user interface that is controlled by a precise 10.5” resistive touch screen, making patient set up faster and easier. The veterinary specific algorithms and exclusive Cardell blood pressure technology provide industry-leading accuracy for patients of all breeds and sizes. In addition, a smaller, lighter form factor allows for easy transportation without sacrificing visibility. More versatile and easier to use than its predecessors, the Cardell Touch helps veterinary professionals improve patient care and increase the efficiency of anesthetic procedures.


Wahl Clipper Corporation launches KM10 Professional Brushless Motor 2 Speed Clipper

Wahl® Clipper Corporation released a new German Engineered KM10 Professional Brushless Motor 2-Speed Clipper Kit. The KM10 features the revolutionary performance of a BRUSHLESS motor that includes an extended motor life of greater than 10,000 hours offering the maximum in power and torque with the utmost dependability a professional clipper can deliver. To reduce wrist fatigue the KM10 was designed with superior comfort and control featuring a correctly-balanced, low vibration and lightweight ergonomic design. The KM10 delivers long life, professional quality and durability with a 5-year warranty. The KM10 includes the efficiency of constant speed control. This built in torque control automatically delivers more power when clipping through mats and thick coats making quick work of tough situations. Enjoy the ease of clipping with the option of either 3,000 or 3,700 strokes per minute giving you the clipper power that best suits your style. The KM10 is perfect for all over grooming, including mats and complete shave downs for all coat types. For more information about Wahl Clipper Corporation, contact Wahl toll-free at 800-PRO-WAHL, and visit www.wahlanimal.com .


Vedco to distribute VenomVet™

Vedco, Inc. announced it has entered into an exclusive multi-year third party logistics agreement with MT Venom, LLC for the distribution of VenomVet™. VenomVet will be offered to the U.S. veterinary market through the channel of distribution. It is indicated for the management of minimal to severe North American crotalid envenomation in dogs 6 months of age and older. This would include bites from all rattlesnakes, copperheads and cottonmouths/water moccasins. Venom Vet works by binding and neutralizing venom toxins. Early use of Venom Vet (within 6 hours of snakebite) has been shown to be effective in stabilizing and reducing clinical deterioration and the occurrence of systemic cytotoxicity, neurotoxicity, myotoxicity and hemotoxicity.


Kinn releases Koala Plush-Comfort Collar

Kinn, Inc. announced its newest product addition – the Koala Plush-Comfort Collar. This collar not only provides the ultimate comfort for pets, but also brings peace of mind to pet parents. The Koala dog collar (MSRP: $19.95) is designed with a 100 percent super soft fleece liner. The Koala provides supreme comfort for every dog as well as peace of mindto their parent. The Koala also features an adjustable buckle to keep the collar in place as well as a tag silencer to prevent excess noise and irritation. It is available in four sizes.


Midmark releases Sodasorb® LF

Midmark announced the release of Sodasorb® LF – the next generation of CO2 absorbent with safety you can see. Sodasorb® LF takes the guessing out of knowing when to replace your soda lime, ensuring the comfort and well-being of both patients and staff, according to a release. Sodasorb® displays a permanent color change when its absorbent capabilities are exhausted, eliminating the potential dangers that come with anesthesia, such as the production of compound A, carbon monoxide, and heat generation due to desiccation. Sodasorb® LF is available in convenient pre-pak cartridges, Canister Pak bags, and a five gallon pail. To learn more about Sodasorb®LF, visit www.midmarkanimalhealth.com/sodasorb  or call 1-800-MIDMARK.


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