Current Clinical Trials by Disease

Below is a list of diseases/conditions for which we currently have clinical trials. They are organized by the area of interest (e.g., cardiology) and then by species (e.g., dog). Information about each trial can be found on the area of interest's page.  To find the trial information (e.g., contact information, procedures, benefits), click on the area of interest heading. Some of these trials can found on multiple pages as they involve multiple services in our hospital.

If you cannot find what you're looking for, please email us or call 530-752-5366.

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Behavior
Cardiology - Heart

Dentistry and Oral Surgery - Teeth/Mouth
Genetics - Sample Collection Only
Internal Medicine - Lung and Gastrointestinal Disorders, Hormone Imbalances, Infectious Diseases (etc.)
Neurology and Neurosurgery - Brain/Nerves
Nutrition
Oncology - Cancer
Ophthalmology - Eyes
Orthopedic Surgery and Lameness - Bones/Joints
Soft Tissue Surgery
Healthy Animals

Behavior

  • Cats
    • Environmental Enrichment of Healthy Cats

Cardiology - Heart

  • Horses
    • Ventricular Septal Defects in Arabian Horses 
  • Cats
    • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Dogs
    • Myxomatous Mitral Valve Disease (2 trials)
    • Subvalvular Aortic Stenosis in Bullmastiffs
    • Artrial Fibrillation in Irish Wolfhounds

Dentistry and Oral Surgery - Teeth/Mouth

  • Cats
    • Chronic Gingivostomatitis
  • Dogs
    • Discolored Teeth
    • Jaw Joint Pain
    • Oral Melanoma (1 ON HOLD)
    • Oral Tumors

Genetics - Sample Collection Only

  • Horses
    • Leopard Complex Spotting in Appaloosa Horses
    • Equine Recurrent Uveitis in Appaloosa Horses
    • Bilateral Corneal Stromal Loss in Friesian Horses
    • Ventricular Septal Defects in Arabian Horses
    • Ocular Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Haflinger, Belgian, Percheron, Appaloosa, and Arabian Horses
  • Dogs
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease in Poodles
    • Subvalvular Aortic Stenosis in Bullmastiffs
    • Atril Fibrillation in Irish Wolfhounds
    • Primary Glaucoma in American Cocker Spaniels
    • Old Age / Longevity in Golden Retrievers
    • Sebaceous Adentitis
    • Symmetrical Lupoid Onychodystrophy in Bearded Collies
    • Addison's Disease in Bearded Collies, Great Danes, Leonbergers, Portuguese Water Dogs, Standard Poodles & West Highland White Terriers
    • Epilepsy in Belgian Tervurens, Belgian Sheepdogs, English Mastiffs, Giant Schanuzers, and Poodles (Standard, Miniature, and Toy)
    • Ectopic Ureters in Golden Retrievers, Labrador Retrievers, Newfoundlands, and Siberian Huskies
    • Fungal Infections (Aspergillus spp.) in German Shepherds, Rhodesian Ridgebacks, and Hungarian Vizslas
    • Corneal Endothelial Dystrophy in Boston Terriers, German Shorthaired Pointers and German Wirehaired Pointers
    • Dry Eye Syndrome in West Highland White Terriers

Internal Medicine - Lung and Gastrointestinal Disorders, Hormone Imbalances, Infectious Disease (etc.) 

  • Horses
    • Acute Kidney Injury
  • Cats
    • Diabetic Remission
    • Upper Respiratory Tract Disease
    • Fungal Disease (2 trials)
    • Ureteral Obstructions
  • Dogs
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Fungal Disease
    • Hypothyroidism
    • Bladder Stones (cystine; ON HOLD)
    • Urinary Incontinence
    • Fungal Infections (2 trials)
    • Ectopic Ureters (ON HOLD)

Neurology and Neurosurgery - Brain/Nerves 

  • Dogs
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation in Dachshunds (ON HOLD)
    • Brain Tumors
    • Spinal Cord Injuries (ON HOLD)
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease in Poodles

Nutrition

  • Dogs
    • Animo Acid Concentration Assessment in Urine - Healthy Animals
    • Cystine Bladder Stones

Oncology - Cancer

  • Exotic Animals
    • Mammary Tumor in Pet Rats
  • Horses
    • Ocular Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Haflinger, Belgian, Percheron, Appaloosa, and Arabian Horses
  • Cats
    • Lymphoma
    • Variety of Tumors that will involve Vinblastine treatment
  • Dogs
    • Anal Sac Adenocarcinoma
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Lymphoma (2 trials; ON HOLD)
    • Liver Tumors
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Colorectal Masses
    • Liver Tumors
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Prostate, Bladder, and Urethra Tumors
    • Oral Tumors
    • Nasal Cancer
    • Brain Tumors
    • Lung Tumors
    • Variety of Tumors (3 trials; ON HOLD)

Ophthalmology - Eyes 

  • Horses
    • Equine Recurrent Uveitis (2 trials)
    • Bilateral Corneal Stromal Loss in Friesian Horses
    • Ocular Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Haflingers, Belgians, Percherons, Appaloosas, and Arabians
  • Dogs
    • Nasolacrimal Apparatus Blockage
    • Sudden Acquired Retinal Degeneration Syndrome (SARDS)
    • Primary Glaucoma in American Cocker Spaniels
    • Corneal Endothelial Dystrophy (2 trials)
    • Dry Eye Syndrome (Keratoconjunctivitis sicca) in West Highland White Terriers

Orthopedic Surgery and Lameness - Bones/Joints

  • Horses
    • Tendon/Ligament Injuries, Tendonitiis/Desmitis, Intra-articular Lesions, Laminitis
  • Dogs
    • Elbow Dysplasia

Soft Tissue Surgery

  • Cats
    • Ureteral Obstructions
  • Dogs
    • Chylothorax
    • Colorectal Masses
    • Hiatal Hernia / Brachycephalic Obstructor Syndrome
    • Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunts
    • Liver Tumors
    • Urinary Incontinence
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Prostate, Bladder, Urethra Tumors
    • Oral Tumors
    • Nasal Cancer
    • Nasolacrimal Apparatus Blockage
    • Lung Tumors
    • Variety of Tumors (2 trials; ON HOLD)

Healthy Animals

  • Behavior
    • Feeding Behaviors and Activity Levels of Healthy Cats
  • Genetics
    • Old Age / Longevity in Golden Retrievers
  • Nutrition
    • Animo Acid Concentration Assessment in Urine in Dogs