Zika virus and animals FAQ
Can pets be reservoir hosts for Zika virus? Can dogs or other pets get Zika from humans or transmit it to them? Is there a vaccine for Zika?
Recent gene-editing technologies are being used to create mice that model human genetic diseases, Holstein cattle lacking horns, and
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
AVMA giving help on veterinary feed directives
Veterinarians who want help filing veterinary feed directives can use a model form and instructions provided by the AVMA.
Nominations open for Excellence in Veterinary Medicine Awards
The AVMA is accepting nominations for the following Excellence in Veterinary Medicine Awards.
Multimillion-dollar gifts fund translational therapy institute
An anonymous racehorse breeder has donated $20 million to Colorado State University to build a regenerative medicine research facility,
Restrictions on medicated feeds coming to farms
By the end of this year, hundreds of antimicrobial applications for livestock will change to add veterinarian oversight and remove
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
Studies confirm poor well-being in veterinary professionals, students
Group of researchers tying occupational health with mental health outcomes in the profession