Canine devocalization should only be performed by qualified, licensed veterinarians as a final alternative to euthanasia after behavioral…
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.
Eliminate xylitol from canine prescriptions
Veterinarians, pharmacists and pet owners all have a role Though xylitol is a natural sweetener found in a wide variety of products intended for human…
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.
Researchers hope for blood-based canine cancer test in 2020
Company backing the technology struggles amid push for test validation
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the global control of canine rabies
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the global control of canine rabies.
Dogs' social lives and disease risks - Tips for canine and human safety
Whether it's the dog park, doggie day care, boarding, competitions or training classes, mingling dogs with varied or unknown health histories can…
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…
Morris Animal Foundation awards $3M for studies in animal health
Morris Animal Foundation announced this fall that it has awarded $1.1 million in grants for 17 studies on wildlife health, $1 million in grants for 16…
Aquarium cleaner death, anxiety in dogs, and more in the May 1 “In Short” section
Partners for Healthy Pets resource helps you better integrate preventive care
You know the value that preventive care brings to your patients, but perhaps you’re not certain how you can focus your efforts to deliver the best…
Veterinary professionals face challenges surrounding vaccinations
Tiny ticks, big threat
Ticks responsible for most U.S. vector-borne diseases
Parvovirus history, Boehringer Ingelheim expansion, dog flu sources
More itchy pets? No problem
More treatments available alongside increasing incidence or awareness of itchy dogs and cats
Study links skin allergies in dogs to problem behaviors
Research supports calls for treatment of dermatoses in dogs and other animals, including management of environmental stressors
Obesity: A toolkit for veterinarians
Get practical tools to teach companion-animal and equine clients about obesity, and enlist them as partners in reducing their animals' weight.
Phi Zeta presents 2019 research awards
Phi Zeta, the international honor society of veterinary medicine, announced the winners of the 2019 Research Manuscript Awards at its July annual…
Ear cropping and tail docking of dogs
The AVMA opposes ear cropping and tail docking of dogs when done solely for cosmetic purposes.
Regular nutritional assessment and counseling can be vital in preventive pet health care, but it’s often overlooked or skipped during veterinary…