Canine distemper is a contagious and serious disease caused by a virus that attacks the respiratory, gastrointestinal and nervous systems of puppies…
Canine parvovirus is a highly contagious virus that can affect any dog. The best prevention is through good hygiene and vaccination.
AKC foundation launches Epilepsy Research Initiative
The American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation has launched the Epilepsy Research Initiative
Behavior assessment tool may help shelter adoptions
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has incorporated a canine aggression assessment tool
Veterinary technicians and other hospital team members can expand their knowledge of canine and feline therapeutic nutrition
Method improves test for heartworm infection in cats
Researchers from Oklahoma State University have identified a method of improving the sensitivity of serum antigen
Fighting cancer in dogs
One in four dogs will die of cancer, according to the Morris Animal Foundation.
Carney named Idaho’s Veterinarian of the Year
Hazel C. Carney was honored as Idaho’s Veterinarian of the Year for 2014 during the annual summer meeting of the Idaho VMA.
Animal welfare: Companion animals
This page provides access to a variety of resources that can help you make a positive difference in the lives of companion animals.
Nominations open for Excellence in Veterinary Medicine Awards
The AVMA and American Veterinary Medical Foundation are accepting nominations for the following Excellence in Veterinary Medicine Awards.
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.
Mars buys most of P&G’s pet foods
Mars Inc. and Procter & Gamble Co. announced April 9 that Mars has agreed to buy the Iams, Eukanuba, and Natura brands of pet foods
AAHA toolkits help implement guidelines
The American Animal Hospital Association offers open-access toolkits to help implement some of its guidelines.
Research awards presented
The AVMA and American Veterinary Medical Foundation conferred awards on Dr. Henry J. Baker and Dr. Deborah W. Knapp for advancing veterinary research
Banfield finds increase in FIV, borreliosis
Infection with feline immunodeficiency virus increased 48 percent in cats from 2009-2013, according to Banfield
Georgia alumni recognized for contributions
The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine recently recognized five alumni for service to the college and the veterinary
Website provides tools for pet nutrition
The Pet Nutrition Alliance has developed a website to provide veterinary professionals with credible resources on pet nutrition.
AVMA, Fort Dodge launch Being a Pet Is Risky Business
The AVMA and Fort Dodge Animal Health on June 18 announced a new National Pet Wellness educational campaign to raise consumer
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.
Dogs may not talk, but their collars can
Activity trackers are wearable electronic devices containing sensors that detect movement.