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.
Winn Feline Foundation awards $300,000 for research
Winn Feline Foundation announced in April that it has awarded $304,071 for 14 grants in feline medical research.
Winn Feline Foundation calls for grant proposals
he Winn Feline Foundation is calling for grant proposals for feline health studies, including
A glimmer of hope for a fatal feline disease
Controlling risk factors for feline infectious peritonitis is difficult, while new antiviral drugs show great promise
Winn calls for research proposals in feline shelter medicine
Winn Feline Foundation, in collaboration with PetSmart Charities, has announced a special request for research proposals in feline shelter medicine.
Creating cat-friendly practices, homes, and shelters
The American Association of Feline Practitioners is trying to make the world a friendlier and healthier place for cats.
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…
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…
AVMA presents Excellence in Research Awards
Four veterinarians received the AVMA Excellence in Research Awards during the National Veterinary Scholars Symposium
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…
Microchipping of animals
This page provides background information on microchipping of animals.
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…
Board takes on topics across breadth of profession
The AVMA Board of Directors, while meeting June 20-21 in Washington, D.C., took on topics across the breadth of the profession, including
A recent study looked at the reliability and validity of behavior evaluations for dogs in animal shelters.
Doubling space for cats in shelters reduces upper respiratory disease
Upper respiratory infection in shelter cats can be dramatically decreased by doubling cage sizes and providing cats with two compartments,
Meurs receives investigator award from Morris Animal Foundation
Morris Animal Foundation has selected Dr. Kathryn M. Meurs as the first recipient of an investigator award named for Dr. Mark L. Morris
Infectious disease researcher elected to NAS
Dr. Edward A. Hoover (IL ’67), a University Distinguished Professor was elected to the National Academy of Sciences
Elective spaying and neutering of pets
As we learn more about spaying and neutering (gonadectomy), veterinarians must balance societal benefits with risks and benefits to pets and owners.
Street medicine reaching pets of the homeless
Pets of the homeless and near homeless were the center of attention July 15 at AVMA Convention 2018 in Denver
Pet ownership stable, veterinary care variable
Americans still love their pets, with more than half of U.S. households owning a pet at year-end 2016, but
Heartworm preventive resistance is real
Dr. Wallace Graham said heartworm experts seem to agree genetic change in heartworms is related to resistance to preventive drugs.
Student investigators acknowledged for research
The 2016 Merial–National Institutes of Health National Veterinary Scholars Symposium, held July 28-31 at The Ohio State University,
1965 - 1975
The period of 1965-1975 could be characterized as a time when part of the foundation for the present-day one-health initiative was laid,
1975 - 1985
In the decade that saw the glitter fade from disco, JAVMA carried articles that were of practical value
AVMA Collections: Feral Cats
Single-topic compilations of the information shaping our profession August 2010 In this collection: Summary: Text | Audio Management