Pet Care Trust encourages expanded interest in companion animal species
The Pet Care Trust Foundation promotes public understanding regarding the value of and right to enjoy companion animals.
Cities banning retail sale of dogs, cats
A small but growing number of cities are banning the sale of dogs and cats at retail pet stores.
Starting from day one
The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) is working to provide guidelines and tools that will allow countries around the world to apply
Partnership launches cat health initiative
The Cat Health Network, a newly formed partnership among some of the most influential feline organizations in the country, approved
Problem of homeless cats the focus of first Research Day
This fall, the National Council on Pet Population and the Society of Animal Welfare Administrators will host Research Day, a
Most Americans see marijuana as a legitimate medical treatment for some human disease conditions.
Relocation of pets for adoption
Careful planning is needed to ensure animal welfare, animal/human safety, and avoid disease spread when dogs and cats are transported for purposes of…
Meet your new neighbors
More and more, veterinarians are being called to treat chickens kept in urban and suburban neighborhoods where no food animal
History from the eyes of the future
By Susan C. Kahler posted September 4, 2013 In celebration of the AVMA’s 150th anniversary and the American Veterinary Medical Foundation’s…
Study shines spotlight on neutering
Publication earlier this year of a study that found higher incidences of certain cancers and musculoskeletal disorders
Most families living on South Dakota’s Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation can scarcely afford to feed themselves, let alone pay
For two days this past November, the AVMA brought together a broad range of professionally diverse veterinarians
AVMA supports bills on horse trailers, research
The AVMA will push Congress to pass legislation that would forbid transporting horses across state lines in double-deck trailers.