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Winter holiday pet safety
December abounds with holiday celebrations, and nothing can spoil good cheer like an emergency trip to the veterinary clinic. These tips can help keep…
FDA launches online Safety Reporting Portal for foods and animal drugs
The Food and Drug Administration has developed the new Safety Reporting Portal at www.safetyreporting.hhs.gov to allow online
Some insight into pet food recalls
Dr. Karyn Bischoff, a diagnostic toxicologist, isn't sure how it happened, but she has been at the center of several pet food recalls in the past few…
In March, Hill's expands canned dog food recall
Hill's Pet Nutrition has expanded the scope of its recall of a variety of canned dog foods
Veterinarians have a role in global food security, Association says
The AVMA Board of Directors, while meeting April 5-6, approved the new "AVMA Policy on Global Food Security."
Salmonella: Dry Pet Foods and Pet Treats (FAQ)
Questions/answers about Salmonella and pet food: How can pet food become contaminated? How can humans and pets become infected? How can you minimize…
Some dry dog foods may have harmful excess vitamin D
At least six dogs have been sickened with vitamin D toxicosis, although Food and Drug Administration officials have received no reports of deaths,
FDA warns of possible thyroid tissue and thyroid hormones in some pet foods
Following a pair of dog food recalls and illnesses to several dogs, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a warning this week that thyroid…
Update: FDA says Hill’s failed to follow own procedures
Dog food recall in 2019 caused by high levels of vitamin D in premix
Relocation of pets for adoption
Careful planning is needed to ensure animal welfare, animal/human safety, and avoid disease spread when dogs and cats are transported for purposes of…
Relocating pets for adoption
Relocation is when homeless dogs and cats are moved to an area where there is a greater demand for adoptable pets. Relocation can save lives, but it…
FDA warns companies illegally selling CBD products
Agency signaled that it cannot conclude cannabidiol is safe.
Pig ears still a Salmonella risk despite interventions
Pig ear treats remain a source of Salmonella after decades of illnesses.
Campylobacter outbreak linked with pet store dogs
A Campylobacter outbreak linked with puppies and pet stores sickened at least dozens of people and hospitalized four in 2019.
FDA’s Dunham delves into drug issues
Dr. Bernadette Dunham, director of the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine, recently fielded questions
Webinar: To cook or not to cook?
Pros and cons of raw meat diets Pet owners have different reasons for choosing to feed their pet one type of food over another. Join us this month for…
AVMA weighs in at cannabis hearing
The hearing is part of an FDA plan resulting from growing interest in FDA-regulated products derived from Cannabis sativa L and its components.
Raw pet diets: Pros, cons, and client communication
Registration is now open for both webinars in our two-part continuing education (CE) series on raw pet diets. Join us on AVMA Axon tomorrow –…
World Veterinary Day 2019 promotes value of vaccination
Vaccination is an essential tool for preventive veterinary medicine, according to the World Veterinary Association.
Proposals push for more veterinarians for slaughter inspection, disease response
The National Association of Federal Veterinarians has proposed resolutions to the AVMA House of Delegates
World Veterinary Day promotes sustainable development
The theme of World Veterinary Day 2018, which falls on April 28, is “The role of the veterinary
Keeping pets safe this Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is a special holiday that brings together family and friends, but it also can carry hazards for pets. To help you keep patients safe and…
The heated topic of raw milk
Unpasteurized milk has found a niche, with devoted followers hyping its taste and purported health benefits.
National Incident Management System (NIMS)
Brief Description On February 28, 2003, President Bush signed HPSD-5, which directed the Department of Homeland Security to develop the National…
11th edition of Merck manual to be published in July
Merck & Co. will publish the 11th edition of The Merck Veterinary Manual in July.