Canine parvovirus is a highly contagious virus that can affect any dog. The best prevention is through good hygiene and vaccination.
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
Canine Influenza FAQ
Canine Influenza questions, answers and guidelines including: What is dog flu ? How is it transmitted? Is it deadly? Is it widespread? Is there a…
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.
AAHA releases new guidelines on canine vaccination
The American Animal Hospital Association announced Sept. 5 that it has released new guidelines on canine vaccination.
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.
FDA approves first canine diet drug
Humans aren't the only species experiencing an obesity epidemic
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.
AAHA releases new canine and feline behavior guidelines
The American Animal Hospital Association has released the new AAHA Canine and Feline Behavior Management Guidelines
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the global control of canine rabies
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the global control of canine rabies.
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.
Common-sense measures to protect your dog, yourself and others in canine social settings
Consult your veterinarian about the best preventive program for your dog(s), including vaccinations, heartworm prevention and parasite prevention…
Taking on obesity as a disease
The veterinary profession should formally recognize canine and feline obesity as a disease, according to a position statement from the
Foundation awards grants to study tick-borne disease
The American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation announced June 16 that it had awarded the first round of grants through its
Analysis finds veterinary prices flat for 2009 to mid-2015
Prices for canine veterinary services were flat from 2009 through June 2015, at least on invoices submitted by policyholders with
Guidelines promote preventive care
The new AAHA-AVMA Canine and Feline Preventive Healthcare Guidelines can help veterinarians improve
Dog aging goes under the microscope
This November, the nation's dog owners can nominate their canine companions to participate in an ambitious, long-term study investigating healthy…
Foundation awards more grants to study tick-borne disease
The American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation announced July 25 that it had awarded two more grants through its Tick-Borne
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.
Analysis finds decreasing veterinary prices
The prices that pet owners paid for canine veterinary services decreased slightly from 2009-2013, according to an analysis released
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…
Veterinary professionals face challenges surrounding vaccinations
Tiny ticks, big threat
Ticks responsible for most U.S. vector-borne diseases
More itchy pets? No problem
More treatments available alongside increasing incidence or awareness of itchy dogs and cats
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.