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 influenza spreads easily, often damages lungs
A recent study found that canine influenza virus spreads easily among dogs and can cause lung damage in many cases.
Merial closer to restoring full supply of Immiticide
Merial has found an alternative source for the active ingredient in Immiticide, a treatment for canine heartworm disease
Idexx develops test for new dog flu, USDA shares isolate toward vaccine
Idexx Laboratories Inc. announced May 7 that the company had developed a PCR assay for the detection of H3N2 canine influenza virus.
International joint statements address horse slaughter, rabies in dogs
The AVMA has adopted a joint statement on horse slaughter with the Canadian and Mexican veterinary associations and a joint statement
American Heartworm Society funding independent studies
The American Heartworm Society board of directors voted in October 2014 to create a new heartworm research fund after determining a
Clinic posters: Be careful with antibiotics
Veterinarians can post these flyers in veterinary clinics, or hand them to clients, to educate clients about why they don't always prescribe…
Volunteer for Our Oath in Action projects
The American Veterinary Medical Foundation is seeking volunteers this fall for Our Oath in Action, a veterinary outreach program with
1975 - 1985
In the decade that saw the glitter fade from disco, JAVMA carried articles that were of practical value
USDA licenses DNA vaccine for treatment of melanoma in dogs
The Department of Agriculture recently granted full licensure for a DNA vaccine to help extend survival time of dogs with oral
1935 - 1945
Information on food-producing animals was a mainstay of JAVMA during this decade.
1965 - 1975
The period of 1965-1975 could be characterized as a time when part of the foundation for the present-day one-health initiative was laid,
It doesn’t have to hurt
The ethics of animal treatment and veterinary care have changed dramatically over the past several decades.