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.
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
Analysis finds veterinary prices flat for 2009 to mid-2015
Prices for canine veterinary services were flat from 2009 through June 2015, at least on invoices submitted by policyholders with
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
To titer or to revaccinate
It remains confusing and even controversial whether antibody titers are a good measure of immunity when making decisions about
Dog monitor taken off the market
A wearable electronic device intended for use on dogs is no longer available, as enrollment in its veterinary monitoring program was slower
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.
Integrate preventive care into your practice: Partners for Healthy Pets can help
Preventive care is a cornerstone of your patients’ health, and can save your clients a lot of money in the long run. How can you focus your efforts to…
Don’t sit—get fit!
Montgomery is president and founder of K9 Fit Club, a Chicago-based business with plans to open some 30 exercise clubs catering to dog
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: Free reminder program re-engages inactive clients
A free reminder program from Partners for Healthy Pets successfully re-engages inactive clients at companion animal practices,
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
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the benefits of animal vaccination programs in advancing animal and human health
Historically, immunization practices and vaccination protocols have contributed to significantly reduce the incidence of many life-threatening…
Feline development, from kitten kindergarten onward
Cats do a lot of great stuff but also not great stuff, which is confusing and frustrating for owners. Therefore, veterinarians need to help owners…