Canine devocalization should only be performed by qualified, licensed veterinarians as a final alternative to euthanasia after behavioral…
Canine Influenza FAQ
Canine Influenza questions, answers and guidelines including: What is dog flu ? How is it transmitted? Is it deadly? Is it widespread? Is there a…
AAHA updates Canine Life Stage Guidelines
Veterinary teams should consider each dog’s age and lifestyle factors when making recommendations on care, according to the document.
AAHA-AVMA canine preventive healthcare guidelines
All dogs should have a veterinary examination at least annually. For many dogs, more frequent visits may be appropriate.
Common-sense measures to protect your dog, yourself and others in canine social settings
Consult your veterinarian about the best preventive program for your dog(s), including vaccinations, heartworm prevention and parasite prevention…
Taking on obesity as a disease
The veterinary profession should formally recognize canine and feline obesity as a disease, according to a position statement from the
Analysis finds veterinary prices flat for 2009 to mid-2015
Prices for canine veterinary services were flat from 2009 through June 2015, at least on invoices submitted by policyholders with
Guidelines promote preventive care
The new AAHA-AVMA Canine and Feline Preventive Healthcare Guidelines can help veterinarians improve
Analysis finds decreasing veterinary prices
The prices that pet owners paid for canine veterinary services decreased slightly from 2009-2013, according to an analysis released
Tiny ticks, big threat
Ticks responsible for most U.S. vector-borne diseases
Obesity: A toolkit for veterinarians
Get practical tools to teach companion-animal and equine clients about obesity, and enlist them as partners in reducing their animals' weight.
Nominations open for 2020 AVMA awards
The nomination period is open for the following AVMA Excellence Awards for 2020.
Ear cropping and tail docking of dogs
The AVMA opposes ear cropping and tail docking of dogs when done solely for cosmetic purposes.
Military group calls for working dog trauma registry
Creating the registry could provide data needed to raise questions for veterinary researchers and,
The hidden ecosystem of the gut microbiome
Millions of bacteria live in the gastrointestinal tract of animals, including cats, dogs, and humans.
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
The 2019 annual meeting of AVMA voting members will be held Friday, Jan. 11, from 8:30-10 a.m. CST
Nominations open for AVMA awards
The nomination period is open for the following AVMA Excellence Awards and AVMA Excellence in Research Awards.
To titer or to revaccinate
It remains confusing and even controversial whether antibody titers are a good measure of immunity when making decisions about
AAHA offers webcast on preventive care guidelines
The American Animal Hospital Association is offering a webcast about the new AAHA-AVMA guidelines on preventive care for dogs and
May 2015 issue of The AVMA Advocate
Fairness to Pet Owners is reintroduced; Congress grapples with avian flu
Nominations open for AVMA Excellence Awards
The nomination period for the following AVMA Excellence Awards is now open.
In Puerto Rico, time measured before and after Maria
The wrath of Maria, one of the worst natural disasters to strike Puerto Rico, disrupted life on the island for months afterward.
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
1975 - 1985
In the decade that saw the glitter fade from disco, JAVMA carried articles that were of practical value