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…
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
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.
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
Devocalization as a final alternative
AVMA Delegates pass resolutions on devocalization, VCPR, livestock handling
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
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
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…
Zoo veterinarians, behind the scenes and in the field
For zoo veterinarians, their day-to-day work can encompass thousands of individual animals and a multitude of species
Circovirus Infections in Dogs: Guidance for Veterinarians
This page provides veterinarians with updates on the status of the newly discovered circovirus in dogs.
Volunteer projects impact seven communities
Hundreds of volunteers displayed the important work of the profession during the 2016 Our Oath in Action projects this past fall.
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.