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Future of animal welfare intertwined with veterinary profession
Some current trends in animal welfare he outlined are as follows:
More animal health, welfare standards go global
Animal welfare, avian influenza, and bovine spongiform encephalopathy were key discussion topics at the 73rd Annual General Session of the…
Euthanatized animals can poison wildlife: Veterinarians receive fines
In 1999, a veterinarian and a rancher in Colorado were dismayed to find that they had accidentally killed five golden eagles and two bald eagles.
Diseases, outreach top issues for AASV president
Dr. Michelle L. Sprague said two viral diseases deadly to pigs and animal welfare debates are the top challenges for swine veterinarians.
Study links skin allergies in dogs to problem behaviors
Research supports calls for treatment of dermatoses in dogs and other animals, including management of environmental stressors
Incoming AASV director has history fighting disease
The new executive director of the American Association of Swine Veterinarians has fought animal disease since he started his career 30 years ago.
Zoo veterinarians, behind the scenes and in the field
For zoo veterinarians, their day-to-day work can encompass thousands of individual animals and a multitude of species
Finding perspective on outdoor cats
“You probably came to this talk and expected me to just say, ‘Kill all the cats,’ right?” asked Dr. Renée Schott, medical director at the Wildlife…
Devastating flu, ongoing harm
This past spring’s highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak was the largest animal health emergency in U.S. history
Global animal health authorities are celebrating the worldwide eradication of the cattle plague. Rinderpest was responsible for the deaths of…
Guidance addresses relocation of dogs, cats for adoption
The AVMA has released a new publication, “Relocation of Dogs and Cats for Adoption: Best Practices
AVMA passes policy on responsible pet breeding
The AVMA House of Delegates has passed a policy that supports minimizing inherited disorders in the breeding of dogs, cats, and other companion
World Veterinary Day to focus on vector-borne zoonoses
World Veterinary Day to focus on vector-borne zoonoses with zoonotic potential.
AVMA deliberates on breed standards, devocalization
A resolution submitted to the House of Delegates calls for the AVMA to help develop healthier breed standards for purebred dogs and cats; another…
AASV president leads attack on deadly disease
Dr. Scott Dee wants to help wipe a disease from the face of the continent.
AVMA considers revising policy on free-roaming, owned cats
The AVMA House of Delegates will consider a resolution to revise the AVMA policy “Free-roaming, Owned Cats” during its regular annual
International joint statements address horse slaughter, rabies in dogs
The AVMA has adopted a joint statement on horse slaughter with the Canadian and Mexican veterinary associations and a joint statement
Demonstrating values, expertise
Dr. Ronnie L. Brodersen said integrity, intensity, and professionalism are priorities among swine veterinarians.
Coalition wants veterinary access for economically at-risk pets
An ongoing concern voiced by some in the profession is that nonprofit organizations providing veterinary services are competing
Conference of the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (Aug 2012)
Formal Title – Docket Number (FWS-R9-IA-2011-0087); Conference of the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild…
AVMA revises policy on feral cats to encourage collaboration
The AVMA has revised its policy on “Free-roaming Abandoned and Feral Cats” to encourage collaboration among veterinarians, humane
Working together to fight emerging diseases
Working together to fight emerging diseases New director general of Office International des Epizooties stresses cooperation
Ear Cropping and Canine Otitis Externa FAQ
Are dogs with hanging ears more likely to get ear infections? What should be done for dogs at higher risk? What if ear cropping is not done for health…
International swine experts discuss health, management, consumer issues at congress
The 17th International Pig Veterinary Society Congress was held June 2-5 in Ames, Iowa.