Canine parvovirus is a highly contagious virus that can affect any dog. The best prevention is through good hygiene and vaccination.
Mining the canine genome
The identification of canine genes is not only improving the health of dogs, but is also helping researchers identify genes
Study: Dogs could be influenza mixing vessels
Findings from a new study imply that dogs could act as mixing vessels in which novel influenza viruses with pandemic potential could emerge.
AVMA offers new materials for clients
The AVMA has created new Web pages and a new flier to help educate pet owners about pet care subjects.
AAHA toolkits help implement guidelines
The American Animal Hospital Association offers open-access toolkits to help implement some of its guidelines.
AKC program stresses value of veterinary care
The American Kennel Club in August launched the Veterinary Network Certificate Program, which offers all puppies a complimentary first veterinary
Pet dental health campaign 2002 continues strong
Since 1995, the AVMA, American Veterinary Dental Society, and Hill's Pet Nutrition Inc. have co-sponsored Pets Need Dental Care, Too campaign
Few rabies cases remain in Americas
Louise Taylor, PhD, said the effort to eliminate dog-transmitted rabies in humans in the Western Hemisphere has already saved
Website provides tools for pet nutrition
The Pet Nutrition Alliance has developed a website to provide veterinary professionals with credible resources on pet nutrition.
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
Out of the classroom and into the community
The American Veterinary Medical Foundation Our Oath in Action program took place in eight communities this fall.
Clinics-only Web area a new resource for pet wellness campaign
The National Pet Wellness Month campaign is a clinic-centered educational initiative designed to raise consumer awareness about wellness examinations
Research targets conditions of older cats and dogs
The medical conditions that afflict aging cats and dogs have been a focus of much research in recent years