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…
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
Pet food recall widgets
Free widgets let AVMA member veterinarians provide up-to-date pet food recall information on their own clinic websites. Small-animal and feline-only…
Companion animal aftercare
The hidden ecosystem of the gut microbiome
Millions of bacteria live in the gastrointestinal tract of animals, including cats, dogs, and humans.
Nominations open for Excellence in Veterinary Medicine Awards
The AVMA is accepting nominations for the following Excellence in Veterinary Medicine Awards.
AVMA now condemns declawing wild and exotic cats
Concerns that pain and suffering associated with declawing may be exacerbated in wild and exotic cats prompted the AVMA Executive Board
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
Study ties practice culture to business metrics
Smaller practices and AAHA-accredited practices have stronger scores on practice culture in a number of areas, while stronger cultural scores
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.
AVMA revises policy on feral cats to encourage collaboration
The AVMA has revised its policy on “Free-roaming Abandoned and Feral Cats” to encourage collaboration among veterinarians, humane
Fighting the cyberbully
Cyberbullying, also known as cyberharassment, is the use of online resources to harass through personal attacks.
H1N1 Flu Virus: For Pet Owners (FAQ)
Questions/answers about H1N1 for pet owners, including: Can your pet get H1N1 influenza? What are the symptoms? How serious is the disease? Is there a…
H1N1 Flu Virus FAQ
General questions/answers about H1N1 influenza virus: What is it? Is it different from bird flu? What animals can get infected?