Canine parvovirus is a highly contagious virus that can affect any dog. The best prevention is through good hygiene and vaccination.
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…
Mining the canine genome
The identification of canine genes is not only improving the health of dogs, but is also helping researchers identify genes
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.
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
AVMA Career Achievement in Canine Research Award
The AVMA Career Achievement in Canine Research Award honors a recipient's long-term contribution to the field of canine research
New method yields a glimpse at canine genome
Researchers have produced a rough draft of the canine genome sequence
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
Researchers hope for blood-based canine cancer test in 2020
Company backing the technology struggles amid push for test validation
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:
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.
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.
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
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
AKC foundation awards grants to study epilepsy, reproductive diseases
The American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation has awarded four grants to study epilepsy in dogs and two grants to study
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