Information about canine circovirus infections - for veterinarians and their patients. Links to FAQs and other background information on circovirus in…
Circovirus in Dogs FAQ
This page answers pet owners' common questions about the recently discovered canine circovirus and its possible role in disease in dogs.
Aquarium cleaner death, anxiety in dogs, and more in the May 1 “In Short” section
The new Feline Grimace Scale is one of various tools that have been developed in recent years for pain assessment in cats and dogs. The key is…
More itchy pets? No problem
More treatments available alongside increasing incidence or awareness of itchy dogs and cats
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
Relief practice not just a temporary gig
Relief practice predates the gig economy and is a mainstay in veterinary medicine. According to AVMA data, relief veterinarians make up the largest…
Military group calls for working dog trauma registry
Creating the registry could provide data needed to raise questions for veterinary researchers and,
University of Minnesota launches Animal Trauma Center
The University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center announced in March that it has launched its Animal Trauma Center,
ER docs shortage turns critical
Two organizations that serve emergency and critical care veterinarians are trying to quantify the problem
Snack bags pose suffocation risk to pets
Few people think a snack bag could suffocate a dog or a cat, until the unthinkable occurs. The dog or cat puts its head inside a bag of chips or…
Synthetic opioids put police dogs at risk
Sgt. Scott Kivet thinks about overdose risks to his drug detection dog, Quori, every time they search a vehicle.
Circovirus Infections in Dogs: Guidance for Veterinarians
This page provides veterinarians with updates on the status of the newly discovered circovirus in dogs.
Research, public health leaders honored by AAVMC
The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges honored Drs. Yoshihiro Kawaoka, John A. Herrmann, Matthew Mellema, & Joe N. Kornegay
When fire strikes home
About 40,000 pets die in residential fires each year, most from smoke inhalation, and 500,000 pets are affected overall.