AVSAB adopts position paper on breed-specific legislation
The American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior has expressed concern about breed-specific legislation through a position paper.
National Dog Bite Prevention Coalition offers tips for safely sheltering at home with pets during the COVID-19 crisis
The coronavirus pandemic has introduced a good deal of uncertainty into our lives, as well as the lives of our pets. As people shelter at home, adopt…
From 'Zoobiquity' to 'Wildhood'
Many humans don’t realize how much they have in common with other animal species from monkeys to gazelles to even guppies. Barbara Natterson-Horowitz,…
Banfield Foundation commits $1M to domestic violence programs
The Banfield Foundation announced that it has committed to investing $1 million over four years through its Safer Together initiative
Volunteer for Our Oath in Action projects
The American Veterinary Medical Foundation is seeking volunteers this fall for Our Oath in Action, a veterinary outreach program with
AVMA, United reach agreement on form for assistance animals
The AVMA, with support from the AVMA PLIT, took action when United Airlines announced a new policy requiring a veterinarian's
Health and safety policies for therapy animal visits vary widely
A survey of U.S. hospitals, elder care facilities, and therapy animal organizations revealed their health and safety policies for therapy animal…
AAFP grows in service to cats, profession
The continuing growth of the Cat Friendly Practice program, the release of feline anesthesia guidelines, and a well-attended conference have been…
Inside the headquarters for military dogs
Lackland Air Force Base breeds and trains dogs for the U.S. Department of Defense, and serves as hub for veterinary care
Animal sentinels sounding the alert
Veterinarians are accustomed to protecting animal health, but in some instances, animals end up protecting human health.
The case of the wildly varying degrees of toxicity in wildlife
A real doctor treats more than one species. At least that's how one of veterinary medicine's favorite sayings goes—and there's a lot of truth to it,
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…