AAFP updates guidelines on feline zoonoses
Many benefits come with having pet cats, according to the American Association of Feline Practitioners, but education is key to prevent transmission…
Winn Feline Foundation awards $310,000 for research
Winn Feline Foundation announced in May that it has awarded $307,679 for 16 grants in feline medical research.
New scale interprets pain from feline facial expressions
Assessing pain in cats is difficult, but a new scoring system that interprets changes in facial expression could help provide practitioners with
Winn announces grants for six feline health studies
The Winn Feline Foundation announced funding in December for feline health studies on the following topics:
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
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low thiamine levels
Report supports rational administration of gastroprotectants to dogs and cats
Concerns have been raised that, as in human patients, acid suppressants are being overprescribed and misused in canine and feline patients.
Morris Animal Foundation awards $3M for studies in animal health
Morris Animal Foundation announced this fall that it has awarded $1.1 million in grants for 17 studies on wildlife health, $1 million in grants for 16…
Nominations open for 2020 AVMA awards
The nomination period is open for the following AVMA Excellence Awards for 2020.
New listings in AVMA Animal Health Studies Database
Below are some of the new listings of veterinary clinical studies in the AVMA Animal Health Studies Database.
AVMA presents 2019 Excellence in Research Awards
Four veterinarians received the 2019 AVMA Excellence in Research Awards during the National Veterinary Scholars Symposium, held July 24-27 at
NAVTA connects with association management provider
The National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America and the AVMA have reached an agreement with an association management company to handle…
American Board of Veterinary Practitioners
The American Board of Veterinary Practitioners welcomed 32 new diplomates following the board certification examination it held Oct. 10 in Tampa,…
Study looks at which method proves best to restrain cats
A study looking at cat welfare during handling found that a commonly used method may not be the most optimal.
Veterinarians are committed to protecting the health of all animal species in all environments. The AVMA has many resources to support veterinaries in…
Fix by Five campaign aims to reduce cat overpopulation
The conventional wisdom is that cats should be spayed or neutered at 6 months of age. The Fix by Five campaign challenges that assumption, aiming to…
West Virginia VMA
Annual meeting, April 12-14, White Sulphur Springs
HOD to deliberate on declawing
AVMA House of Delegates also to consider microchips, cribbing, use of technology
Convention-goers have monumental time in DC
AVMA Convention 2019, held Aug. 2-6 in Washington, D.C., was the location for more than 1,000 continuing education sessions, an expansive exhibit hall…
Scholarship opportunities available through AVMF
The application period is now open for a number of scholarships for students attending AVMA Council on Education–accredited veterinary colleges.
A recent study looked at the reliability and validity of behavior evaluations for dogs in animal shelters.
2019 AAHA Dental Care Guidelines for Dogs and Cats released
To help veterinary practitioners navigate the complex and changing world of veterinary dentistry, the American Animal Hospital Association has…
FDA searching for possible links between canine diets, heart disease
Federal investigators continue studying whether dogs eating diets that are high in legumes or free from grain have an increased risk of heart disease.…