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.
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…
A recent study looked at the reliability and validity of behavior evaluations for dogs in animal shelters.
Foundations donate millions to study, treat cancer in pets
The Petco Foundation and Blue Buffalo Foundation announced May 16 that they have donated $2.35 million to study and treat cancer
Pet ownership stable, veterinary care variable
Americans still love their pets, with more than half of U.S. households owning a pet at year-end 2016, but
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
Continuing education: Gonadectomy in dogs and cats
Online veterinary CE credit: The science of gonadectomy affects theriogenology, shelter and internal medicine, behavior, surgery, oncology, private…
Circovirus Infections in Dogs: Guidance for Veterinarians
This page provides veterinarians with updates on the status of the newly discovered circovirus in dogs.
Elective spaying and neutering of pets
As we learn more about spaying and neutering (gonadectomy), veterinarians must balance societal benefits with risks and benefits to pets and owners.
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.
Out of the classroom and into the community
The American Veterinary Medical Foundation Our Oath in Action program took place in eight communities this fall.
Unmasking the shelter dog
Now, more than ever, it’s important to understand the behavior of animals in shelters, according to the keynote speaker at
Simulation study compares cat population reduction methods
A simulation model used in a recent study provides insights into the value of administering a temporary, nonsurgical