Most Americans see marijuana as a legitimate medical treatment for some human disease conditions.
Finding a way forward with nonprofit service providers
Representatives of the groups spoke about these efforts during the 2014 AVMA Public Policy Symposium, Sept. 5-6 in Rosemont, Illinois.
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
Inside the headquarters for military dogs
Lackland Air Force Base breeds and trains dogs for the U.S. Department of Defense, and serves as hub for veterinary care
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
Winn awards grants for nine new feline health studies
Winn Feline Foundation announced in late November 2017 that it had awarded grants for nine new studies in feline health.
Behavior specialty marks 25th year
When the AVMA granted specialty status to the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists 25 years ago, it was a signal to the profession and public…
Nominations open for 2020 AVMA awards
The nomination period is open for the following AVMA Excellence Awards for 2020.
Companion animal aftercare
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…
Cockfighting in Puerto Rico; the Veterinary Hospital Managers Association's new president, and more
Veterinary professionals face challenges surrounding vaccinations
AVMA revises declawing policy
Policy discourages procedure but defers to veterinarians on each case
Human-to-animal COVID-19 spread not common
Positive test results for the COVID-19 virus in a small number of animals have drawn a large amount of attention. Still, current evidence indicates…
Though COVID-19 cases rare in pets, testing is available
Veterinarians can test for the COVID-19 virus in animals, but whether and when they should still remain issues. At press time in late April, only a…
Unlock the feline mind (or how to train your cat)
Dr. Debra F. Horwitz, a veterinary behaviorist who owns Veterinary Behavior Consultations in St. Louis, presented the session “Unlocking the Feline…