Researchers hope for blood-based canine cancer test in 2020
Company backing the technology struggles amid push for test validation
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.
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
Canine influenza virus is caused by a highly contagious infection caused by an influenza A virus. The causative strains have been classified as H3N8…
Information about canine circovirus infections - for veterinarians and their patients. Links to FAQs and other background information on circovirus in…
Morris Animal Foundation awards $3M for studies in animal health
Morris Animal Foundation announced this fall that it has awarded $1.1 million in grants for 17 studies on wildlife health, $1 million in grants for 16…
Phi Zeta presents 2019 research awards
Phi Zeta, the international honor society of veterinary medicine, announced the winners of the 2019 Research Manuscript Awards at its July annual…
What to expect after vaccination
Dog aging goes under the microscope
This November, the nation's dog owners can nominate their canine companions to participate in an ambitious, long-term study investigating healthy…
AVMA presents 2019 Excellence in Research Awards
Four veterinarians received the 2019 AVMA Excellence in Research Awards during the National Veterinary Scholars Symposium, held July 24-27 at
FDA searching for possible links between canine diets, heart disease
Federal investigators continue studying whether dogs eating diets that are high in legumes or free from grain have an increased risk of heart disease.…
Customs, APHIS inspectors needed at ports to meet growing demand
Members of Congress are calling for hundreds more agriculture inspections at ports of entry.
The hidden ecosystem of the gut microbiome
Millions of bacteria live in the gastrointestinal tract of animals, including cats, dogs, and humans.
Banfield Pet Hospital released its 2019 State of Pet Health Report in late June
A recent study looked at the reliability and validity of behavior evaluations for dogs in animal shelters.
Report supports rational administration of gastroprotectants to dogs and cats
Concerns have been raised that, as in human patients, acid suppressants are being overprescribed and misused in canine and feline patients.
2019 AAHA Dental Care Guidelines for Dogs and Cats released
To help veterinary practitioners navigate the complex and changing world of veterinary dentistry, the American Animal Hospital Association has…
New listings in AVMA Animal Health Studies Database
Information about participation in the studies is available in the database.
VMX 2019 takes on timely topics
Osteoarthritis in overweight pets, the psychosocial effects of service dogs, and the Fear Free Certification Program were among the many subjects of…
Canine heart disease may relate to legumes, potatoes
Federal authorities are studying possible links between heart disease in dogs and diets containing legumes or potatoes.