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.
Ending human deaths from dog-transmitted rabies
A coalition of global health organizations hopes to eliminate human deaths from dog-transmitted rabies by 2030.
AMC opens $5 million Cancer Institute
The Animal Medical Center in New York City unveiled its new Cancer Institute Oct. 2, made possible through AMC Trustee Elaine Langone
Thanksgiving pet safety
Thanksgiving can carry some hazards for pets. Follow these tips to keep your pets healthy and safe during the holiday.
Getting fit with your pet: It’s time to ‘Step It Up!’
[caption id="attachment_14357" align="aligncenter" width="650"] Individuals from the National Institutes of Health, the Food and Drug Administration,…
It doesn’t have to hurt
The ethics of animal treatment and veterinary care have changed dramatically over the past several decades.
1935 - 1945
Information on food-producing animals was a mainstay of JAVMA during this decade.
1975 - 1985
In the decade that saw the glitter fade from disco, JAVMA carried articles that were of practical value
1995 - 2005
Zoonotic disease and terrorism figure prominently in the pages of JAVMA News from 1995-2005
2005 - 2015
Avian influenza bookends the decade concluding with the JAVMA’s centennial in 2015.
Surgeon general’s prescription: walk your dog!
We veterinarians have been fighting the growing obesity problem in America’s pets, but we’ve got a new champion in our corner. Surgeon General Vivek…
Program helps bring back lapsed patients
Veterinary practices can participate in a free, new program to help bring back pets that have not been in for over 14 months.
AAHA releases new canine and feline behavior guidelines
The American Animal Hospital Association has released the new AAHA Canine and Feline Behavior Management Guidelines
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
Organization seeks ban on sale of products for fake service dogs
Canine Companions for Independence is mobilizing to stop the indiscriminate sale of assistance dog materials
Idexx develops test for new dog flu, USDA shares isolate toward vaccine
Idexx Laboratories Inc. announced May 7 that the company had developed a PCR assay for the detection of H3N2 canine influenza virus.
Chicago responds to canine influenza
Both dogs were among the victims of an outbreak of canine influenza ongoing as of late April in the Chicago area.
From waiting tables to AAHA president
Jobs waiting tables and in biomedical research, plus a love of animals, led Dr. Tracey Jensen to her career in veterinary practice.
Outbreak of canine influenza caused by new strain of virus
An outbreak of canine influenza in the Chicago area ongoing as of mid-April has been caused by a strain of virus not previously detected in
What's in Pet Food?
About 40 percent of dog and cat foods tested in a recent study may have contained different meats than those listed on the
Canine Influenza: Pet Owners' Guide
Overview of canine influenza (dog flu), including cause, transmission, clinical signs, treatment and prevention.
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
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
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the global control of canine rabies
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the global control of canine rabies.