June 01, 2008
Dr. Bernard Vallat, director general of the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), was selected as the first recipient of the Penn Vet World Award.
AVMA assembles animal travel requirements The AVMA has dedicated an area of its Web site as a listing of links to reliable resources on domestic and international travel requirements for animals. The current listing links to Web sites sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Department of State, United Kingdom, and European Union. To access the site, go to www.avma.org and click on Reference and then "Travel requirements for animals, Resources on domestic and international." The direct link is www.avma.org/reference/travel_requirements.asp . The AVMA Council on Veterinary Service recommended creation of this Web area. ...
- AVMA leaders seek support for workforce expansion legislation - June 1, 2008
- AVMA takes stance against double-deck trailers for equine transport - June 1, 2008
- Policy addresses use of elephant guides, tethers - June 1, 2008
- AVMA partners on World Rabies Day, endorses resource on psittacosis - June 1, 2008
- Board takes on food labeling, other concerns of animal agriculture - June 1, 2008
- Positions tackle legislation of animal drugs, other government items - June 1, 2008
- Board approves policy changes on pet food, dog shows - June 1, 2008
- New version of policy opposes conventional steel-jawed leghold traps - June 1, 2008
- Principles of ethics direct veterinarians to disclose conflicts of interest - June 1, 2008
- Retiring members to pay half-dues - June 1, 2008
- Amendment would allow HOD to fill council vacancies twice a year - June 1, 2008
- Nominations welcome for at-large council vacancies - June 1, 2008
- Board appoints representatives to committees, liaisons - June 1, 2008
- Committee's purpose revisited - June 1, 2008
- Board approves site visits to schools in Latin America, Europe - June 1, 2008
- AVMA controller built fiscal integrity - June 1, 2008
- Wohlferth-Bethke joins Membership and Field Services Division - June 1, 2008
- Voting AVMA members to meet - June 1, 2008
- Legislative watch program debuts - June 1, 2008
Animal OCD is a serious welfare issue. Pets suffering from the disorder can become ill because they neglect to eat or sleep. Self-mutilating pets might require medical treatment or surgery. Persistent behavioral problems may eventually drive a pet owner to relinquish the animal or opt for euthanasia.