New listings in AVMA Animal Health Studies Database
Below are some of the new listings of veterinary clinical studies in the AVMA Animal Health Studies Database.
Disease response funding, federal laboratory approvals, and heart disease screenings
Regular nutritional assessment and counseling can be vital in preventive pet health care, but it’s often overlooked or skipped during veterinary…
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.
The hidden ecosystem of the gut microbiome
Millions of bacteria live in the gastrointestinal tract of animals, including cats, dogs, and humans.
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.
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…
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 presents Excellence in Research Awards
Four veterinarians received the AVMA Excellence in Research Awards during the National Veterinary Scholars Symposium
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…
Many cat and dog owners have been embracing preventive dental care for their pets in recent years, including home care
Study identifies bacteria in feline plaque
A study has identified 267 bacterial species associated with health, gingivitis, or mild periodontitis in feline plaque.
American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists Event Annual meeting, Oct. 7-10, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho
1935 - 1945
Information on food-producing animals was a mainstay of JAVMA during this decade.
1965 - 1975
The period of 1965-1975 could be characterized as a time when part of the foundation for the present-day one-health initiative was laid,
1975 - 1985
In the decade that saw the glitter fade from disco, JAVMA carried articles that were of practical value
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
The Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine runs the Veterinary Specialty Center in Starkville, Mississippi.
Mars buys most of P&G’s pet foods
Mars Inc. and Procter & Gamble Co. announced April 9 that Mars has agreed to buy the Iams, Eukanuba, and Natura brands of pet foods
AAHA toolkits help implement guidelines
The American Animal Hospital Association offers open-access toolkits to help implement some of its guidelines.
Website provides tools for pet nutrition
The Pet Nutrition Alliance has developed a website to provide veterinary professionals with credible resources on pet nutrition.
LEGENDS: Innovator in nutrition
Dr. Mark L. Morris Sr. developed therapeutic diets for pets By Katie Burns Posted August 21, 2013 Small animal medicine and the pet food…
Raw Pet Foods and the AVMA's Policy: FAQ
Answers to commonly asked questions about AVMA policy on raw or undercooked animal-source protein in dog and cat diets.
New institute supports genome mapping studies
In August, Ralston Purina Company announced the establishment of the Purina Pet Institute in St Louis.