Nominations open for AVMA awards
The nomination period is open for the following AVMA Excellence Awards and AVMA Excellence in Research Awards.
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
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…
Banfield reports on antimicrobial usage in feline patients
About 40 percent of cats receive antimicrobial medications for a presumptive urinary tract infection with no urinalysis or with negative…
FDA warns of eye injuries with use of canine ear medications
On Dec. 6, 2017, the Food and Drug Administration issued an alert about reports of eye injury and irritation in people and dogs following application…
Nominations open for Excellence in Veterinary Medicine Awards
The AVMA and American Veterinary Medical Foundation are accepting nominations for the following Excellence in Veterinary Medicine Awards.
Study: Dogs could be influenza mixing vessels
Findings from a new study imply that dogs could act as mixing vessels in which novel influenza viruses with pandemic potential could emerge.