AAHA releases new guidelines on canine vaccination
The American Animal Hospital Association announced Sept. 5 that it has released new guidelines on canine vaccination.
Board approves letter to WVA opposing canine breed-specific initiatives
Executive Board coverage Board approves letter to WVA opposing canine breed-specific initiatives The…
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…
The new Feline Grimace Scale is one of various tools that have been developed in recent years for pain assessment in cats and dogs. The key is…
Veterinary professionals face challenges surrounding vaccinations
DOT proposes to let airlines limit service animals to trained dogs
Rules published in January by the Department of Transportation would define service animals as dogs trained to perform work or tasks for people with…
Relief practice not just a temporary gig
Relief practice predates the gig economy and is a mainstay in veterinary medicine. According to AVMA data, relief veterinarians make up the largest…
California shuts down nonveterinary teeth cleaning operation
A California court approved a settlement Oct. 16 ordering a nonveterinary teeth cleaning operation to pay $150,000 in restitution
States start to address animal rehab by physical therapists
Some states include animal rehabilitation in their definition of the practice of veterinary medicine
Cannabis research for veterinary patients advancing, cautiously
More than half the country has legalized marijuana use in one form or another.
A Community Approach to Dog Bite Prevention (abstract)
A Model Community Approach to Dog Bite Prevention(abst) in proceedings 140th Annual ConventionAmerican Veterinary Medical AssociationJune 2001Gail C.…
Exploring a role for titers in rabies vaccination
Most states and many municipalities have laws requiring rabies vaccination for dogs and often cats, and these laws do not allow titer testing
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.
The dangerous dog debate
Communities have been banning or strictly regulating pit bull-type dogs and other “dangerous” breeds for the past three decades.
Texas high court reaffirms pets are property
The Texas Supreme Court has reversed a controversial ruling by a state appellate court
Below the surface of anesthesia-free dentistry
The American Veterinary Dental College, AVMA, and American Animal Hospital Association state that dental cleanings should be performed under