AAFP updates guidelines on feline zoonoses
Many benefits come with having pet cats, according to the American Association of Feline Practitioners, but education is key to prevent transmission…
AAHA-AVMA feline preventive healthcare guidelines
All cats should have a veterinary examination at least annually. For many cats, more frequent visits may be appropriate.
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.
Taking on obesity as a disease
The veterinary profession should formally recognize canine and feline obesity as a disease, according to a position statement from the
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.
Guidelines promote preventive care
The new AAHA-AVMA Canine and Feline Preventive Healthcare Guidelines can help veterinarians improve
Report supports rational administration of gastroprotectants to dogs and cats
Concerns have been raised that, as in human patients, acid suppressants are being overprescribed and misused in canine and feline patients.
Nominations open for 2020 AVMA awards
The nomination period is open for the following AVMA Excellence Awards for 2020.
Obesity: A toolkit for veterinarians
Get practical tools to teach companion-animal and equine clients about obesity, and enlist them as partners in reducing their animals' weight.
AVMA presents Excellence in Research Awards
Four veterinarians received the AVMA Excellence in Research Awards during the National Veterinary Scholars Symposium
AAHA offers webcast on preventive care guidelines
The American Animal Hospital Association is offering a webcast about the new AAHA-AVMA guidelines on preventive care for dogs and
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
Nominations open for AVMA awards
The nomination period is open for the following AVMA Excellence Awards and AVMA Excellence in Research Awards.
Investigators recognized for outstanding research
The AVMA and American Veterinary Medical Foundation presented awards to two individuals for their efforts in advancing veterinary research.
The hidden ecosystem of the gut microbiome
Millions of bacteria live in the gastrointestinal tract of animals, including cats, dogs, and humans.
Analysis finds veterinary prices flat for 2009 to mid-2015
Prices for canine veterinary services were flat from 2009 through June 2015, at least on invoices submitted by policyholders with
Nominations open for AVMA Excellence Awards
The nomination period for the following AVMA Excellence Awards is now open.
Recognizing research contributions
During the 2013 Merial–National Institutes of Health Veterinary Scholars Symposium, held Aug. 1-4 at Michigan State University
The 2019 annual meeting of AVMA voting members will be held Friday, Jan. 11, from 8:30-10 a.m. CST
Cat-friendly message targets public
The AAFP rolled out the public outreach phase of the Cat Friendly Practice Program earlier this year. The cat owner campaign includes two key concepts
To titer or to revaccinate
It remains confusing and even controversial whether antibody titers are a good measure of immunity when making decisions about
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
Snack bags pose suffocation risk to pets
Few people think a snack bag could suffocate a dog or a cat, until the unthinkable occurs. The dog or cat puts its head inside a bag of chips or…
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
AVMA recognizes excellence in veterinary medicine
During AVMA Convention 2017 this July in Indianapolis, the AVMA bestowed awards to recognize excellence in veterinary medicine.