Cats sickened by canine influenza
Four cats in Indiana have been sickened by a canine influenza virus that caused an outbreak among dogs in Chicago and spread throughout the
AAHA releases new guidelines on canine vaccination
The American Animal Hospital Association announced Sept. 5 that it has released new guidelines on canine vaccination.
AKC Canine Health Foundation honors Breitschwerdt
The American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation announced Aug. 8 that Dr. Edward Breitschwerdt, a professor of medicine and infectious diseases at
Foundation announces grants for canine, feline health research
Morris Animal Foundation announced nine newly funded studies to improve canine health and five to improve feline health.
Veterinarians can expect calls after recent reports of canine influenza
A recent outbreak of canine influenza in the southeastern United States, with patient histories including participation in two dog shows in Florida…
Foundation awards grants to study tick-borne disease
The American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation announced June 16 that it had awarded the first round of grants through its
AKC foundation awards grants to study epilepsy, reproductive diseases
The American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation has awarded four grants to study epilepsy in dogs and two grants to study
American Kennel Club funding research on bloat
The American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation has launched a research initiative with the aim of better defining and
Foundation awards more grants to study tick-borne disease
The American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation announced July 25 that it had awarded two more grants through its Tick-Borne
Circovirus in Dogs FAQ
This page answers pet owners' common questions about the recently discovered canine circovirus and its possible role in disease in dogs.
To titer or to revaccinate
It remains confusing and even controversial whether antibody titers are a good measure of immunity when making decisions about
Nominations open for Excellence in Veterinary Medicine Awards
The AVMA is accepting nominations for the following Excellence in Veterinary Medicine Awards.
Researchers find biomarkers in dogs with myxomatous mitral valve disease
Researchers at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University have discovered microRNA biomarkers in extracellular vesicles in dogs
Nominations open for AVMA Excellence Awards
The nomination period for the following AVMA Excellence Awards is now open.
Foundation receives $1M grant for osteosarcoma research
The Petco Foundation and the Blue Buffalo Foundation have partnered to sponsor a $1 million grant for Morris Animal Foundation to
Foundations donate millions to study, treat cancer in pets
The Petco Foundation and Blue Buffalo Foundation announced May 16 that they have donated $2.35 million to study and treat cancer
Meurs receives investigator award from Morris Animal Foundation
Morris Animal Foundation has selected Dr. Kathryn M. Meurs as the first recipient of an investigator award named for Dr. Mark L. Morris
First IVF puppies born at Cornell
Researchers from Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and the Smithsonian Institution have solved the decades-long puzzle
Disease-associated gene variants widespread across dog breeds
Genetic panel testing has found that mutations or markers associated with disorders in certain dog breeds also occur in other breeds
Phi Zeta presents research awards
Phi Zeta, the international honor society of veterinary medicine, recently presented two awards to authors of research manuscripts.
Taking on cancer
Cancer is a leading cause of death in dogs and cats—particularly now that more pets are living long enough to develop the disease.
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
Unlocking the genetic secrets of your dog
Want to know what mix of breeds your dog is? Want to know which hereditary disorders your mixed-breed or purebred dog is at risk for or
AAHA releases oncology guidelines for dogs and cats
The American Animal Hospital Association has released its first oncology guidelines for dogs and cats.
Golden Retriever study examining cancer, neuter status, obesity
Preliminary results relating to cancer, neuter status, obesity, and other research areas are just starting to come in for the Morris Animal