Morris Animal Foundation awards $1M for canine, feline studies
Morris Animal Foundation announced $1 million in funding in January for nine canine and feline health studies on subjects such as
Canine heart disease may relate to legumes, potatoes
Federal authorities are studying possible links between heart disease in dogs and diets containing legumes or potatoes.
FDA searching for possible links between canine diets, heart disease
Federal investigators continue studying whether dogs eating diets that are high in legumes or free from grain have an increased risk of heart disease.…
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
Dog aging goes under the microscope
This November, the nation's dog owners can nominate their canine companions to participate in an ambitious, long-term study investigating healthy…
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.
Morris Animal Foundation awards $3M for studies in animal health
Morris Animal Foundation announced this fall that it has awarded $1.1 million in grants for 17 studies on wildlife health, $1 million in grants for 16…
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What to expect after vaccination
Celebrate World Veterinary Day with vaccination education materials
Observe World Veterinary Day on Saturday, April 27 with resources from the AVMA. This year’s international theme focuses on the “Value of…
Nominations open for 2020 AVMA awards
The nomination period is open for the following AVMA Excellence Awards for 2020.
Obesity: A toolkit for veterinarians
Get practical tools to teach companion-animal and equine clients about obesity, and enlist them as partners in reducing their animals' weight.
New listings in AVMA Animal Health Studies Database
Information about participation in the studies is available in the database.
Regular nutritional assessment and counseling can be vital in preventive pet health care, but it’s often overlooked or skipped during veterinary…
A recent study looked at the reliability and validity of behavior evaluations for dogs in animal shelters.
AVMA presents 2019 Excellence in Research Awards
Four veterinarians received the 2019 AVMA Excellence in Research Awards during the National Veterinary Scholars Symposium, held July 24-27 at
Relief practice not just a temporary gig
Relief practice predates the gig economy and is a mainstay in veterinary medicine. According to AVMA data, relief veterinarians make up the largest…
The AVMA and the American Animal Hospital Association team up each year to co-sponsor national Check the Chip Day
The hidden ecosystem of the gut microbiome
Millions of bacteria live in the gastrointestinal tract of animals, including cats, dogs, and humans.