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AAHA releases new guidelines on canine vaccination
The American Animal Hospital Association announced Sept. 5 that it has released new guidelines on canine vaccination.
A tribute to all the heroes of 9/11
The canine and human members of the detection dog teams that responded to the 9/11 attacks and the veterinary professionals who cared for
Disease response funding, federal laboratory approvals, and heart disease screenings
Veterinary professionals face challenges surrounding vaccinations
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
In Puerto Rico, time measured before and after Maria
The wrath of Maria, one of the worst natural disasters to strike Puerto Rico, disrupted life on the island for months afterward.
May 2015 issue of The AVMA Advocate
Fairness to Pet Owners is reintroduced; Congress grapples with avian flu
Honoring the Dogs of 9/11
In the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, the search-and-rescue dogs, guided by their handlers across a ruined backdrop, were a
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…
Training a new generation of detection dogs
The Penn Vet Working Dog Center will breed and train search-and-rescue and other types of detection dogs while researching the components
Dogs at ground zero, Pentagon to be studied
Dogs involved in the search-and-recovery efforts will be evaluated to determine whether they were harmed by environmental toxins
Volunteer for Our Oath in Action projects
The American Veterinary Medical Foundation is seeking volunteers this fall for Our Oath in Action, a veterinary outreach program with
Cannabis research for veterinary patients advancing, cautiously
More than half the country has legalized marijuana use in one form or another.
Ending human deaths from dog-transmitted rabies
A coalition of global health organizations hopes to eliminate human deaths from dog-transmitted rabies by 2030.
Search-and-rescue dogs show no signs of cancer
Twelve search-and-rescue dogs involved in the recovery missions after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center
Volunteer projects impact seven communities
Hundreds of volunteers displayed the important work of the profession during the 2016 Our Oath in Action projects this past fall.
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
Humane community comes to aid of companion animals
National humane organizations immediately came through with offers of assistance to local authorities.
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