Aquarium cleaner death, anxiety in dogs, and more in the May 1 “In Short” section
The hidden ecosystem of the gut microbiome
Millions of bacteria live in the gastrointestinal tract of animals, including cats, dogs, and humans.
A vaccine used to prevent dogs from contracting leishmaniasis, a deadly parasitic disease, also can be used to treat infected dogs.
Clinic posters: Be careful with antibiotics
Veterinarians can post these flyers in veterinary clinics, or hand them to clients, to educate clients about why they don't always prescribe…
Banfield reports on antimicrobial usage in feline patients
About 40 percent of cats receive antimicrobial medications for a presumptive urinary tract infection with no urinalysis or with negative…
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…
Report explores antimicrobial usage at Banfield hospitals
Many urinary tract infections and respiratory tract infections in dogs are treated with an antimicrobial not concordant with guidelines
1965 - 1975
The period of 1965-1975 could be characterized as a time when part of the foundation for the present-day one-health initiative was laid,
Antimicrobial use in veterinary practice
These AVMA resources for veterinarians support the judicious use of antibiotics and other antimicrobials, and combat antimicrobial resistance.
Summit paints mixed economic picture for practitioners
There’s good news: Revenues are growing at many veterinary practices. There's mixed news: The AVMA Veterinary Career Center now has more jobs