New method yields a glimpse at canine genome
Researchers have produced a rough draft of the canine genome sequence
Mining the canine genome
The identification of canine genes is not only improving the health of dogs, but is also helping researchers identify genes
Consortium to study cancer in dogs
Two private institutes have created the Canine Hereditary Cancer Consortium to study cancer in dogs.
Foundations fund study of cancer in Golden Retrievers
The Golden Retriever Foundation and Morris Animal Foundation have announced a $1 million, three-year study of the two most common cancers
Stem cells in theory & practice
Veterinarians treating horses, dogs, cats with stem cells as research continues.
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…
The Need for Effective Canine Influenza Virus Vaccine
Brief Description: Canine influenza virus (CIV) is a newly emerging pathogen which is highly contagious, reaching infection rates of over 90%…
Including specific leptospiral serovar(s) on canine vaccine labels
Formal title: USDA Center for Veterinary Biologics (CVB) Draft Notice No. D011: True Name Change for Canine Vaccines with Bacterins Containing…
AVMA Career Achievement in Canine Research Award
The AVMA Career Achievement in Canine Research Award honors a recipient's long-term contribution to the field of canine research
H1N1 Flu Virus FAQ
General questions/answers about H1N1 influenza virus: What is it? Is it different from bird flu? What animals can get infected?
H1N1 Flu Virus: For Pet Owners (FAQ)
Questions/answers about H1N1 for pet owners, including: Can your pet get H1N1 influenza? What are the symptoms? How serious is the disease? Is there a…
Avian Influenza in Companion Animals
Questions/answers about avian influenza in companion animals: How can cats and dogs become infected? What are clinical signs in pet birds? Is there a…
Nancy Kay, DVM
Recipient: Bustad Companion Animal Veterinarian of the Year Award 2011 DR. NANCY KAY wanted to become a veterinarian for just about as long as she…
Salmonella: Dry Pet Foods and Pet Treats (FAQ)
Questions/answers about Salmonella and pet food: How can pet food become contaminated? How can humans and pets become infected? How can you minimize…
Disease Risks for People at Dog Social Events
People attending dog social events can be at risk of zoonotic diseases, which are diseases that spread from animals to people. Some of these diseases…
Eliminating dog-transmitted rabies
Global health organizations hope to eliminate rabies transmission from dogs to humans in the Americas within the next two years.
Taking on cancer
Cancer is a leading cause of death in dogs and cats—particularly now that more pets are living long enough to develop the disease.
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
The Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine runs the Veterinary Specialty Center in Starkville, Mississippi.
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.
Few rabies cases remain in Americas
Louise Taylor, PhD, said the effort to eliminate dog-transmitted rabies in humans in the Western Hemisphere has already saved
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the global control of canine rabies
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the global control of canine rabies.
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
Noted reproduction expert dies
Noted reproduction expert dies
Study to assess veterinarians’ exposure to toxoplasmosis
Toxoplasmosis has been linked epidemiologically with schizophrenia and has been associated with the risk of suicide, and the suicide rate