New law provides for service dogs for veterans with PTSD
Some research indicates that overall symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder are less intense among war veterans with service dogs. The recent bipartisan Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers (PAWS) for Veterans Therapy Act has the Department of Veterans Affairs providing service dogs for military veterans who have PTSD.
SAVMA stays focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion
The Student AVMA House of Delegates and SAVMA Chapter Presidents hybrid meetings occurred July 31-Aug. 1. This was the first time student leaders had a chance to be together in person in two years. Participating were 80 delegates from 39 veterinary schools representing over 17,000 veterinary students.
Algal blooms endanger livestock, pets
In a lecture at AVMA Virtual Convention 2021, Dr. Sherri Lyn Kasper helped veterinarians identify the various signs of intoxication in animals related to algal blooms, learn about treatments that might be needed, and educate clients on how to identify potential danger.
New listings in AVMA Animal Health Studies Database
National Veterinary Technician Week focuses on self-care
Demographic data included in 2021 internship, residency matching summary
Chewy sues companies on allegations of misleading customers, diverting sales
CDC, USDA work toward robust surveillance programs
VHMA celebrates 40 years of advancing veterinary managers
American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
American Association of Industry Veterinarians
Society for Theriogenology
American College of Theriogenologists
American College of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology
American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine
Obituary: Alexander de Lahunta, veterinary neurologist, dies at 88