AAFP updates guidelines on feline retroviruses
The association aims to provide the most current information about feline retrovirus infections so veterinary practitioners may optimize the care and…
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.
The continuing conundrum of feline injection-site sarcomas
Veterinarians would much rather talk with cat owners about all the advantages of vaccination for cats rather than the extremely rare occurrence of
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.
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 awards grants for nine new feline health studies
Winn Feline Foundation announced in late November 2017 that it had awarded grants f
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.
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.
Microchipping of animals
This page provides background information on microchipping of animals.
AVMA presents Excellence in Research Awards
Four veterinarians received the AVMA Excellence in Research Awards during the National Veterinary Scholars Symposium
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…
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…
A recent study looked at the reliability and validity of behavior evaluations for dogs in animal shelters.
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
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,
To titer or to revaccinate
It remains confusing and even controversial whether antibody titers are a good measure of immunity when making decisions about
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.
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
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
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
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,
AVMA Collections: Feral Cats
Single-topic compilations of the information shaping our profession August 2010 In this collection: Summary: Text | Audio Management
Targeted feral cat sterilization yields lower euthanasia rates
A study by the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine showed marked decreases in shelter intake