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…
Registration is open for AVMA Convention 2020
Join thousands of your colleagues and peers in San Diego, July 31-August 4 for a long weekend of veterinary inspiration, education, and relaxation.
Powered By You: AVMA Convention 2020 registration now open
Thousands to gather in San Diego July 31 – Aug. 4 for this year’s event
Veterinary professionals face challenges surrounding vaccinations
Interested in veterinary anesthesia? This organization may be for you
New society created with all veterinary professionals in mind
Veterinary emergency, critical care groups hold symposium
25th International Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Symposium, Sept. 6-10, 2019, Washington, D.C.
Convention CE now available on AVMA Axon
Keep the learning going with recorded sessions If you couldn’t make it to AVMA’s annual convention last month, or if there was a session you missed,…
Creating a welcoming veterinary community
Webinar explores diversity, marginalization and intersectionality The words diversity, marginalization and intersectionality are at the forefront of…
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
Introducing AVMA Axon: Next-generation digital education
Regular readers of this blog might have noticed a couple of weeks ago that we told you we had an exciting announcement coming regarding continuing…
Student debt, globalization highlight AVMA House of Delegates meeting
[caption id="attachment_18034" align="aligncenter" width="584"] The Veterinary Information Forum is an open discussion in which House of Delegates…
Updated model practice act goes to HOD
The AVMA House of Delegates this January will vote on an updated version of the AVMA Model Veterinary Practice Act.
Cannabis research for veterinary patients advancing, cautiously
More than half the country has legalized marijuana use in one form or another.
State & local animal welfare issues
A wide range of animal welfare issues draw government attention at state and local levels. These include animal abuse and cruelty, companion animal…
Telehealth poses new possibilities, problems
Telehealth in veterinary medicine continues to advance with greater use by corporate and private
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
Authority of veterinary technicians and other non-veterinarians to perform dental procedures
state laws addressing scope of practice for veterinary technicians (VT) and other non-veterinarians with respect to veterinary dental procedures
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.