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.
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
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
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
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
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…
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
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.
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.