Raising the bar in feline medicine
More than 1,500 practices are now involved in the Cat Friendly Practice program from the American Association of Feline Practitioners.
Winn Feline Foundation seeks grant proposals
The Winn Feline Foundation is seeking grant proposals for studies on feline health issues.
Winn awards grants for feline health studies
The Winn Feline Foundation has awarded four grants for feline health research in partnership with the George Sydney and Phyllis
Feline lower urinary tract disease
An overview of feline lower urinary tract disease.
Study identifies bacteria in feline plaque
A study has identified 267 bacterial species associated with health, gingivitis, or mild periodontitis in feline plaque.
AAHA releases new canine and feline behavior guidelines
The American Animal Hospital Association has released the new AAHA Canine and Feline Behavior Management Guidelines
Morris commits $1.2 million to fight feline infectious peritonitis
On Oct. 14, Morris Animal Foundation announced a major initiative to find treatments, a cure, or a preventive vaccine for a disease that
AAFP president has long devotion to cats
Dr. Colleen Currigan started veterinary college knowing that she wanted to become a feline-only practitioner when such a thing was a rarity.
AAHA, AAFP expand guidelines on pain management
“The management of pain is a crucial component in every veterinary practice,” said Dr. Mark Epstein, co-chair of the task force that
Clinics-only Web area a new resource for pet wellness campaign
The National Pet Wellness Month campaign is a clinic-centered educational initiative designed to raise consumer awareness about wellness examinations
AMC opens $5 million Cancer Institute
The Animal Medical Center in New York City unveiled its new Cancer Institute Oct. 2, made possible through AMC Trustee Elaine Langone
August 2015 issue of The AVMA Advocate
The alleged Fairness to Pet Owners Act reared its head again on July 24 when Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) reintroduced the bill in the U.S. House.
1975 - 1985
In the decade that saw the glitter fade from disco, JAVMA carried articles that were of practical value
From waiting tables to AAHA president
Jobs waiting tables and in biomedical research, plus a love of animals, led Dr. Tracey Jensen to her career in veterinary practice.
Behavior study has implications for dealing with aggressive cats
Throughout the ages, humans have recognized the peculiar nature of cats.
It doesn’t have to hurt
The ethics of animal treatment and veterinary care have changed dramatically over the past several decades.
Program helps bring back lapsed patients
Veterinary practices can participate in a free, new program to help bring back pets that have not been in for over 14 months.
Many cat and dog owners have been embracing preventive dental care for their pets in recent years, including home care