Chicago responds to canine influenza
Both dogs were among the victims of an outbreak of canine influenza ongoing as of late April in the Chicago area.
Canine Influenza: Pet Owners' Guide
Overview of canine influenza (dog flu), including cause, transmission, clinical signs, treatment and prevention.
H3N2 canine flu may require longer isolation
Dogs infected with the H3N2 canine influenza virus may need to be isolated for at least three weeks to prevent spread to naive dogs.
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the global control of canine rabies
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the global control of canine rabies.
Canine flu hits Atlanta, vaccines under development
At least 75 dogs in Georgia, most around Atlanta, were infected with an H3N2 canine influenza virus following a larger outbreak
Outbreak of canine influenza caused by new strain of virus
An outbreak of canine influenza in the Chicago area ongoing as of mid-April has been caused by a strain of virus not previously detected in
Idexx develops test for new dog flu, USDA shares isolate toward vaccine
Idexx Laboratories Inc. announced May 7 that the company had developed a PCR assay for the detection of H3N2 canine influenza virus.
International joint statements address horse slaughter, rabies in dogs
The AVMA has adopted a joint statement on horse slaughter with the Canadian and Mexican veterinary associations and a joint statement
American Heartworm Society funding independent studies
The American Heartworm Society board of directors voted in October 2014 to create a new heartworm research fund after determining a
AVMA produces multitude of videos, podcasts
The AVMA produces a multitude of videos for veterinarians and the public as well as the Animal Tracks series of podcasts for pet owners.
Study identifies bacteria in feline plaque
A study has identified 267 bacterial species associated with health, gingivitis, or mild periodontitis in feline plaque.
Surgeon general’s prescription: walk your dog!
We veterinarians have been fighting the growing obesity problem in America’s pets, but we’ve got a new champion in our corner. Surgeon General Vivek…
Volunteer for Our Oath in Action projects
The American Veterinary Medical Foundation is seeking volunteers this fall for Our Oath in Action, a veterinary outreach program with
1975 - 1985
In the decade that saw the glitter fade from disco, JAVMA carried articles that were of practical value
AMC opens $5 million Cancer Institute
The Animal Medical Center in New York City unveiled its new Cancer Institute Oct. 2, made possible through AMC Trustee Elaine Langone
Getting fit with your pet: It’s time to ‘Step It Up!’
[caption id="attachment_14357" align="aligncenter" width="650"] Individuals from the National Institutes of Health, the Food and Drug Administration,…
1935 - 1945
Information on food-producing animals was a mainstay of JAVMA during this decade.
1965 - 1975
The period of 1965-1975 could be characterized as a time when part of the foundation for the present-day one-health initiative was laid,
Many cat and dog owners have been embracing preventive dental care for their pets in recent years, including home care