AVMA IN THE NEWS: Week of December 27, 2015

Published on January 04, 2016
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To provide a look at where and how often the AVMA has been mentioned in the media in the past week, the AVMA Media Relations Division has developed this weekly AVMA@Work blog series, “AVMA in the News,” showing the number of times AVMA appeared in the media, as well as a sampling of those hits.

We hope you find these reports informative. As always, we appreciate any questions or feedback you might have on our media relations efforts.

Sunday, December 27 – Saturday, January 2
: 51
Daily Average: 7.3
2015 High Avg.: 105.3 (week of March 8)



Rays of hope: Helping the poor and homeless keep their animals
St. Louis Post Dispatch
. … According to the Dec. 1 edition of the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, there are several resources being developed to help provide “street medicine” for animals in need. Sites such as petsofthehomeless.org and thestreetdogcoalition.org, as well as the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF.org/CARE), disburse donations to veterinary clinics that provide charitable care. …

Pet owners excited about pot research potential
Tallahassee Democrat (Fla.)
. … The American Veterinary Medical Association hasn’t put its stamp of approval on marijuana for pets, but sees the value in conducting the research. …

Tips to Protect Your Pets this Winter
Montgomery Herald (N.C.)
. … The American Veterinary Medical Association urges owners to provide unlimited access to fresh water. Change the water frequently to avoid freezing, or use a heated water bowl. …

'Pet parents' go to great lengths for their furry friends
Melrose Free Press (Mass.)
. … The American Veterinary Medical Association reports six out of 10 pet owners considered their pets to be a member of the family in 2011, and many of these parents like to spoil their kids. …

Dog-Friendly Travel Tips for Vacationing with Your Pet
MSN News
. … If you own a short-nosed dog breed, like a Boxer or Pug, keep in mind they can have breathing difficulties in the air, and some airlines will have nothing to do with them; this comprehensive FAQ by the AVMA offers some useful insight on the subject. ...





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