Information about canine circovirus infections - for veterinarians and their patients. Links to FAQs and other background information on circovirus in…
Canine influenza virus is caused by a highly contagious infection caused by an influenza A virus. The causative strains have been classified as H3N8…
Canine distemper is a contagious and serious disease caused by a virus that attacks the respiratory, gastrointestinal and nervous systems of puppies…
Canine parvovirus is a highly contagious virus that can affect any dog. The best prevention is through good hygiene and vaccination.
Canine devocalization should only be performed by qualified, licensed veterinarians as a final alternative to euthanasia after behavioral…
Brucella canis infection is a common disease of dogs, which can result in reproductive failure, diskospondylitis, or uveitis.
Jumping into canine sports
The field of canine sports and rehabilitation medicine is growing as canine sports become more popular around the country and dog owners see
Jumping into canine sports
JAVMA News Photo Gallery - Jumping into canine sports
Cats sickened by canine influenza
Four cats in Indiana have been sickened by a canine influenza virus that caused an outbreak among dogs in Chicago and spread throughout the
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.
Canine brucellosis policy adopted
The AVMA has adopted the following policy on canine brucellosis:
Position on Canine Hybrids
The AVMA recognizes that: a) wild canines crossbred with domestic animals (canine hybrids) are often maintained in captivity as companion animals, for…
Canine Influenza FAQ
Canine Influenza questions, answers and guidelines including: What is dog flu ? How is it transmitted? Is it deadly? Is it widespread? Is there a…
Canine Parvovirus Type 2c FAQ
Questions and answers about canine parvovirus type 2c: What is it? How is it transmitted, diagnosed and treated? Who is susceptible? Etc.
Canine Respiratory Coronavirus FAQ
Questions and answers about canine respiratory coronavirus: What is it? How is it transmitted, diagnosed and treated? Can it be prevented? Is there a…
Canine influenza virus surfaces
An emerging canine respiratory tract disease, known as canine influenza or canine flu, was found in dogs in shelters, boarding facilities, and…
Mining the canine genome
The identification of canine genes is not only improving the health of dogs, but is also helping researchers identify genes
Welfare Implications of Canine Devocalization
Devocalization (also termed debarking, devoicing or bark softening) is a surgical procedure performed under general anesthesia to resect varying…
Canine Tail Docking FAQ
Questions/answers about tail docking in dogs, including: When/why did it begin? Why is it done on working dogs? Is it painful? Do dogs need tails?…
Canine canines the focus of Dog Bite Prevention Week
National Dog Bite Prevention Week will be observed May 21-27.
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.
Board reaffirms existing policy on canine devocalization
The AVMA is keeping a policy that expresses opposition to canine devocalization, with exceptions,
AAHA releases new guidelines on canine vaccination
The American Animal Hospital Association announced Sept. 5 that it has released new guidelines on canine vaccination.
AKC Canine Health Foundation honors Breitschwerdt
The American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation announced Aug. 8 that Dr. Edward Breitschwerdt, a professor of medicine and infectious diseases at