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.
AAHA releases new guidelines on canine vaccination
The American Animal Hospital Association announced Sept. 5 that it has released new guidelines on canine vaccination.
The Need for Effective Canine Influenza Virus Vaccine
Brief Description: Canine influenza virus (CIV) is a newly emerging pathogen which is highly contagious, reaching infection rates of over 90%…
Including specific leptospiral serovar(s) on canine vaccine labels
Formal title: USDA Center for Veterinary Biologics (CVB) Draft Notice No. D011: True Name Change for Canine Vaccines with Bacterins Containing…
AKC foundation launches Epilepsy Research Initiative
The American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation has launched the Epilepsy Research Initiative
Report supports rational administration of gastroprotectants to dogs and cats
Concerns have been raised that, as in human patients, acid suppressants are being overprescribed and misused in canine and feline patients.
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.
New listings in AVMA Animal Health Studies Database
Information about participation in the studies is available in the database.
New listings in the AVMA Animal Health Studies Database
Below are some of the new listings of veterinary clinical studies in the AVMA Animal Health Studies Database.
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
To titer or to revaccinate
It remains confusing and even controversial whether antibody titers are a good measure of immunity when making decisions about
A vaccine used to prevent dogs from contracting leishmaniasis, a deadly parasitic disease, also can be used to treat infected dogs.
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
Report explores antimicrobial usage at Banfield hospitals
Many urinary tract infections and respiratory tract infections in dogs are treated with an antimicrobial not concordant with guidelines
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,
Exploring a role for titers in rabies vaccination
Most states and many municipalities have laws requiring rabies vaccination for dogs and often cats, and these laws do not allow titer testing