Canine influenza virus is caused by a highly contagious infection caused by an influenza A virus. The causative strains have been classified as H3N8…
Canine distemper is a contagious and serious disease caused by a virus that attacks the respiratory, gastrointestinal and nervous systems of puppies…
Canine parvovirus is a highly contagious virus that can affect any dog. The best prevention is through good hygiene and vaccination.
Canine devocalization should only be performed by qualified, licensed veterinarians as a final alternative to euthanasia after behavioral…
Jumping into canine sports
The field of canine sports and rehabilitation medicine is growing as canine sports become more popular around the country and dog owners see
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 Tail Docking FAQ
Questions/answers about tail docking in dogs, including: When/why did it begin? Why is it done on working dogs? Is it painful? Do dogs need tails?…
Canine canines the focus of Dog Bite Prevention Week
National Dog Bite Prevention Week will be observed May 21-27.
AAHA updates Canine Life Stage Guidelines
Veterinary teams should consider each dog’s age and lifestyle factors when making recommendations on care, according to the document.
Board reaffirms existing policy on canine devocalization
The AVMA is keeping a policy that expresses opposition to canine devocalization, with exceptions,
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
Canine Influenza: Pet Owners' Guide
Overview of canine influenza (dog flu), including cause, transmission, clinical signs, treatment and prevention.
AAHA-AVMA canine preventive healthcare guidelines
All dogs should have a veterinary examination at least annually. For many dogs, more frequent visits may be appropriate.
Canine vaccination guidelines intended for individualized treatment
The AAHA has developed guidelines to aid practitioners making decisions about appropriate vaccination recommendations
Morris Animal Foundation awards $1M for canine, feline studies
Morris Animal Foundation announced $1 million in funding in January for nine canine and feline health studies on subjects such as
Morris Animal Foundation awards $1M for canine health studies
Morris Animal Foundation announced Feb. 23 that it has awarded nearly $1 million in grants for 11 canine health studies. The studies are as follows:
FDA warns of eye injuries with use of canine ear medications
On Dec. 6, 2017, the Food and Drug Administration issued an alert about reports of eye injury and irritation in people and dogs following application…
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.
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the global control of canine rabies
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the global control of canine rabies.
AAHA releases new canine and feline behavior guidelines
The American Animal Hospital Association has released the new AAHA Canine and Feline Behavior Management Guidelines to offer tools for veterinary…
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
FDA scrutinizes jerky treats linked with canine illness
The Food and Drug Administration has received more than 2,000 complaints in the past five years of illnesses in
Study offers free identification of ticks from canine, feline patients
Veterinarians can send in ticks from canine and feline patients for identification free of charge.
Company takes canine cancer drug off market to study dosing
Oasmia Pharmaceutical AB has taken a canine cancer drug, Paccal Vet, or paclitaxel for injection, off the market to study lowering the