Information about canine circovirus infections - for veterinarians and their patients. Links to FAQs and other background information on circovirus in…
AKC foundation awards grants to study epilepsy, reproductive diseases
The American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation has awarded four grants to study epilepsy in dogs and two grants to study
Hunting for detection dogs as demand spikes
Scent detection dogs are in high demand as governments and companies find more uses for canine noses and compete for the same litters. A few groups…
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,
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,
A vaccine used to prevent dogs from contracting leishmaniasis, a deadly parasitic disease, also can be used to treat infected dogs.
Project intended to improve working dog breeding
Half of dogs that enter training to serve people with disabilities become service dogs.
AVMA deliberates on breed standards, devocalization
A resolution submitted to the House of Delegates calls for the AVMA to help develop healthier breed standards for purebred dogs and cats; another…
First IVF puppies born at Cornell
Researchers from Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and the Smithsonian Institution have solved the decades-long puzzle
ER docs shortage turns critical
Two organizations that serve emergency and critical care veterinarians are trying to quantify the problem
Disease-associated gene variants widespread across dog breeds
Genetic panel testing has found that mutations or markers associated with disorders in certain dog breeds also occur in other breeds
Noted reproduction expert dies
Noted reproduction expert dies
Society for Theriogenology
Society for Theriogenology annual conference, Aug. 2-5 in Fort Collins, Colorado
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…
Unlocking the genetic secrets of your dog
Want to know what mix of breeds your dog is? Want to know which hereditary disorders your mixed-breed or purebred dog is at risk for or
Continuing education: Gonadectomy in dogs and cats
Online veterinary CE credit: The science of gonadectomy affects theriogenology, shelter and internal medicine, behavior, surgery, oncology, private…
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.
1935 - 1945
Information on food-producing animals was a mainstay of JAVMA during this decade.
Elective spaying and neutering of pets
As we learn more about spaying and neutering (gonadectomy), veterinarians must balance societal benefits with risks and benefits to pets and owners.