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Cold weather animal safety
You’re probably already aware of the risks posed by warm weather, but did you know that cold weather also poses serious threats to your pets'
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…
FDA approves Zoetis’ multiple-parasite preventive
Zoetis received approval in February from the Food and Drug Administration for its new Simparica Trio, the first combination drug that protects dogs…
Report looks to future of veterinary profession
A commission has released a report identifying emerging trends that will affect the veterinary profession over the next generation.
WHO: Vaccine makes Ebola preventable
A vaccine against the most deadly strain of Ebola virus meets international agencies’ standards, giving hope it could reduce the tolls of outbreaks.
Osteosarcoma is genetically similar in dogs and human children, according to a study published July 19 in the journal Communications Biology by
World Veterinary Day 2019 promotes value of vaccination
Vaccination is an essential tool for preventive veterinary medicine, according to the World Veterinary Association.
Options available to protect against longhorned tick
The invasive longhorned (bush) tick, Haemaphysalis longicornis, has been a growing concern for the veterinary community following the appearance of…
ProHeart 6 available with fewer restrictions
ProHeart 6, an injectable drug that provides six months of heartworm prevention in dogs, has become available with fewer restrictions on its
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…
Pharmacology research grant proposals invited
The American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Foundation in partnership with the Veterinary Pharmacology Research Foundation is
AVMA, pediatrics academy collaborate toward one health
The AVMA and American Academy of Pediatrics adopted a joint statement, “The Value of Professional Collaboration in Protecting the
Assessing pet supplements
A third of all U.S. households with dogs use supplements, as do about a fifth of households with cats, according to a report on pet
Supplement companies made changes after facing crackdown
The availability of glucosamine for animals seemed to be in question 15 years ago.
Company issues warning about meloxicam in cats
Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica is adding a boxed warning about use of Metacam in cats to the product's labeling. Metacam is the
Rumors of the demise of the extension veterinarian
No one knows exactly how many extension veterinarians there are, although they always have been few in number.
Antimicrobial use and antimicrobial resistance pet owner FAQ
AVMA's antimicrobial FAQs provide science-based information to help you make educated decisions about the use of antibiotics and other antimicrobial…
A closer look at veterinary homeopathy
Homeopathy is, depending on whom you ask, a gentler and more natural alternative to traditional medicine or an unproven
Companion animal care guidelines
Preface The following are general guidelines for the proper care and humane treatment of animals in nonagricultural facilities, such as humane…
Flea and Tick Treatments: EPA's Investigation of Spot-On (FAQ)
In April 2009, the EPA issued an advisory regarding about 70 spot-on flea and tick control products because of an increase in reported adverse…
Flea and Tick Products in Pets: Advice on Using Safely
In April 2009, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued an advisory concerning approximately 70 spot-on flea and tick control products.
Antimicrobial oversight could increase through VFDs
Veterinary oversight could become required for some antimicrobials currently available over the counter to livestock owners.
Out of the classroom and into the community
The American Veterinary Medical Foundation Our Oath in Action program took place in eight communities this fall.
Pet Nutrition Alliance advocates nutritional assessments
The new Pet Nutrition Alliance is advocating that every pet receive a nutritional assessment at every veterinary visit.
AVMF puts mission into action
The American Veterinary Medical Foundation sponsored animal-related events in several communities this past fall as