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.
Canine influenza virus is caused by a highly contagious infection caused by an influenza A virus. The causative strains have been classified as H3N8…
Regular nutritional assessment and counseling can be vital in preventive pet health care, but it’s often overlooked or skipped during veterinary…
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
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
The AVMA and the American Animal Hospital Association team up each year to co-sponsor national Check the Chip Day
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.
Celebrate World Veterinary Day with vaccination education materials
Observe World Veterinary Day on Saturday, April 27 with resources from the AVMA. This year’s international theme focuses on the “Value of…
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…
Morris Animal Foundation awards $1M for canine, feline studies
Morris Animal Foundation announced $1 million in funding in January for nine canine and feline health studies on subjects such as
New listings in the AVMA Animal Health Studies Database
Below are some of the new listings of veterinary clinical studies in the AVMA Animal Health Studies Database.
ER docs shortage turns critical
Two organizations that serve emergency and critical care veterinarians are trying to quantify the problem
AVMA, Fort Dodge launch Being a Pet Is Risky Business
The AVMA and Fort Dodge Animal Health on June 18 announced a new National Pet Wellness educational campaign to raise consumer