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
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
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.
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
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.
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
Renal guidelines a fluid resource
As common as kidney disease is in companion animal practice, it is thought that many practitioners in the U.S. may be unaware there
Circovirus Infections in Dogs: Guidance for Veterinarians
This page provides veterinarians with updates on the status of the newly discovered circovirus in dogs.
Exploring a role for titers in rabies vaccination
Most states and many municipalities have laws requiring rabies vaccination for dogs and often cats, and these laws do not allow titer testing
Eliminating dog-transmitted rabies
Global health organizations hope to eliminate rabies transmission from dogs to humans in the Americas within the next two years.
Investigation follows dog illnesses, deaths in Ohio
An unidentified disease may have sickened dozens of dogs, killing three, in two areas of Ohio.
Inside the headquarters for military dogs
Lackland Air Force Base breeds and trains dogs for the U.S. Department of Defense, and serves as hub for veterinary care
Back to Basics
Veterinarians today are able to provide better and more advanced medical care for pets than ever before, but the cost of that care makes it