Information about canine circovirus infections - for veterinarians and their patients. Links to FAQs and other background information on circovirus in…
Circovirus in Dogs FAQ
This page answers pet owners' common questions about the recently discovered canine circovirus and its possible role in disease in dogs.
Aquarium cleaner death, anxiety in dogs, and more in the May 1 “In Short” section
The new Feline Grimace Scale is one of various tools that have been developed in recent years for pain assessment in cats and dogs. The key is…
Relief practice not just a temporary gig
Relief practice predates the gig economy and is a mainstay in veterinary medicine. According to AVMA data, relief veterinarians make up the largest…
Military group calls for working dog trauma registry
Creating the registry could provide data needed to raise questions for veterinary researchers and,
California shuts down nonveterinary teeth cleaning operation
A California court approved a settlement Oct. 16 ordering a nonveterinary teeth cleaning operation to pay $150,000 in restitution
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…
University of Minnesota launches Animal Trauma Center
The University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center announced in March that it has launched its Animal Trauma Center,
AVMA produces multitude of videos, podcasts
The AVMA produces a multitude of videos for veterinarians and the public as well as the Animal Tracks series of podcasts for pet owners.
AAHA toolkits help implement guidelines
The American Animal Hospital Association offers open-access toolkits to help implement some of its guidelines.
ER docs shortage turns critical
Two organizations that serve emergency and critical care veterinarians are trying to quantify the problem
1975 - 1985
In the decade that saw the glitter fade from disco, JAVMA carried articles that were of practical value
Snack bags pose suffocation risk to pets
Few people think a snack bag could suffocate a dog or a cat, until the unthinkable occurs. The dog or cat puts its head inside a bag of chips or…
Synthetic opioids put police dogs at risk
Sgt. Scott Kivet thinks about overdose risks to his drug detection dog, Quori, every time they search a vehicle.
Zoo veterinarians, behind the scenes and in the field
For zoo veterinarians, their day-to-day work can encompass thousands of individual animals and a multitude of species
Circovirus Infections in Dogs: Guidance for Veterinarians
This page provides veterinarians with updates on the status of the newly discovered circovirus in dogs.
Research, public health leaders honored by AAVMC
The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges honored Drs. Yoshihiro Kawaoka, John A. Herrmann, Matthew Mellema, & Joe N. Kornegay
When fire strikes home
About 40,000 pets die in residential fires each year, most from smoke inhalation, and 500,000 pets are affected overall.
Many cat and dog owners have been embracing preventive dental care for their pets in recent years, including home care
It doesn’t have to hurt
The ethics of animal treatment and veterinary care have changed dramatically over the past several decades.
Below the surface of anesthesia-free dentistry
The American Veterinary Dental College, AVMA, and American Animal Hospital Association state that dental cleanings should be performed under