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
Nominations open for 2020 AVMA awards
The nomination period is open for the following AVMA Excellence Awards for 2020.
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.
Microchipping of animals
This page provides background information on microchipping of animals.
Nominations open for Excellence in Veterinary Medicine Awards
The AVMA and American Veterinary Medical Foundation are accepting nominations for the following Excellence in Veterinary Medicine Awards.
The hidden ecosystem of the gut microbiome
Millions of bacteria live in the gastrointestinal tract of animals, including cats, dogs, and humans.
During the AVMA Annual Convention this July in Denver, the AVMA conferred awards on a number of individuals
Infectious disease researcher elected to NAS
Dr. Edward A. Hoover (IL ’67), a University Distinguished Professor was elected to the National Academy of Sciences
Animal welfare: Companion animals
This page provides access to a variety of resources that can help you make a positive difference in the lives of companion animals.
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.
Pregnant sow housing, cat declawing on HOD agenda
The AVMA Executive Board voted to send four policies to the AVMA House of Delegates for it to consider at its upcoming annual session