Mining the canine genome
The identification of canine genes is not only improving the health of dogs, but is also helping researchers identify genes
H3N2 canine flu may require longer isolation
Dogs infected with the H3N2 canine influenza virus may need to be isolated for at least three weeks to prevent spread to naive dogs.
AAHA releases new canine and feline behavior guidelines
The American Animal Hospital Association has released the new AAHA Canine and Feline Behavior Management Guidelines
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the global control of canine rabies
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the global control of canine rabies.
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.
Analysis finds decreasing veterinary prices
The prices that pet owners paid for canine veterinary services decreased slightly from 2009-2013, according to an analysis released
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
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.
Study identifies bacteria in feline plaque
A study has identified 267 bacterial species associated with health, gingivitis, or mild periodontitis in feline plaque.
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
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
Ending human deaths from dog-transmitted rabies
A coalition of global health organizations hopes to eliminate human deaths from dog-transmitted rabies by 2030.
Study to assess veterinarians’ exposure to toxoplasmosis
Toxoplasmosis has been linked epidemiologically with schizophrenia and has been associated with the risk of suicide, and the suicide rate
Many cat and dog owners have been embracing preventive dental care for their pets in recent years, including home care
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
It doesn’t have to hurt
The ethics of animal treatment and veterinary care have changed dramatically over the past several decades.
Program helps bring back lapsed patients
Veterinary practices can participate in a free, new program to help bring back pets that have not been in for over 14 months.
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