Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the global control of canine rabies
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the global control of canine rabies.
A tribute to all the heroes of 9/11
The canine and human members of the detection dog teams that responded to the 9/11 attacks and the veterinary professionals who cared for
Aquarium cleaner death, anxiety in dogs, and more in the May 1 “In Short” section
Disease response funding, federal laboratory approvals, and heart disease screenings
Veterinary professionals face challenges surrounding vaccinations
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
Nominations open for Excellence in Veterinary Medicine Awards
The AVMA and American Veterinary Medical Foundation are accepting nominations for the following Excellence in Veterinary Medicine Awards
May 2015 issue of The AVMA Advocate
Fairness to Pet Owners is reintroduced; Congress grapples with avian flu
Honoring the Dogs of 9/11
In the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, the search-and-rescue dogs, guided by their handlers across a ruined backdrop, were a
In Puerto Rico, time measured before and after Maria
The wrath of Maria, one of the worst natural disasters to strike Puerto Rico, disrupted life on the island for months afterward.
Training a new generation of detection dogs
The Penn Vet Working Dog Center will breed and train search-and-rescue and other types of detection dogs while researching the components
AVMA deliberates on breed standards, devocalization
A resolution submitted to the House of Delegates calls for the AVMA to help develop healthier breed standards for purebred dogs and cats; another…
Dogs at ground zero, Pentagon to be studied
Dogs involved in the search-and-recovery efforts will be evaluated to determine whether they were harmed by environmental toxins
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
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…
Ending human deaths from dog-transmitted rabies
A coalition of global health organizations hopes to eliminate human deaths from dog-transmitted rabies by 2030.
Search-and-rescue dogs show no signs of cancer
Twelve search-and-rescue dogs involved in the recovery missions after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center
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.
When fire strikes home
About 40,000 pets die in residential fires each year, most from smoke inhalation, and 500,000 pets are affected overall.
Research symposium inspires with one-health success stories
The 2016 Merial–National Institutes of Health National Veterinary Scholars Symposium took place July 28-31 at The Ohio State University.
Humane community comes to aid of companion animals
National humane organizations immediately came through with offers of assistance to local authorities.