Health screening test rolled out for brachycephalic dog breeds
The Orthopedic Foundation for Animals, in partnership with the University of Cambridge and The Kennel Club in the U.K., is offering the Respiratory…
Hill’s unveils therapeutic diet for pets with cancer
Prescription Diet ONC Care from Hill’s Pet Nutrition is designed to meet the nutritional needs of cats and dogs with cancer.
Canine influenza virus is caused by a highly contagious infection caused by an influenza A virus. The causative strains have been classified as H3N8…
Information about canine circovirus infections - for veterinarians and their patients. Links to FAQs and other background information on circovirus in…
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.
Mystery illness identified as canine parvovirus
The confirmation by the Michigan State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory comes after point-of-care tests failed to identify the virus in…
New listings in AVMA Animal Health Studies Database – January 2023
Among the new listings in the AVMA Animal Health Studies Database is a trial being conducted at Johns Hopkins University to assess the effectiveness…
American Board of Veterinary Practitioners – Nov. 5, 2022
The American Board of Veterinary Practitioners welcomed 37 new diplomates following the board certification examination held virtually on Nov. 5.
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 canines the focus of Dog Bite Prevention Week
National Dog Bite Prevention Week will be observed May 21-27.
Connecting the art and science behind veterinary illustrations
Medical illustrators aim to increase the quantity and quality of visual education materials for veterinarians, but there can be challenges, including…
Combination drug approved as canine sedative
The Food and Drug Administration approved a combination product to sedate dogs during medical procedures and protect against side effects of the…
Treating anxiety to prevent canine aggression
Anxiety-reducing drugs are an often-overlooked tool that can help prevent aggression in dogs.
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
The American Kennel Club and numerous other organizations offer a wide world of canine sports.
World Small Animal Veterinary Association – Oct. 29-31, 2022
The World Small Animal Veterinary Association held its 47th Congress from Oct. 29-31 in Lima, Peru. The WSAVA presented awards and seated new…
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 U.S.…
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 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 brucellosis policy adopted
The AVMA has adopted the following policy on canine brucellosis:
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.