Mississippi State creates host-pathogen interaction center
Mississippi State University has been awarded a $10 million grant for five years of support from the National Institutes of Health
Protect your Family, Pets, and Livestock from Rodents and Rodenticides
Controlling rodents protects animal and public health, but some control measures carry risks of their own. Learn to protect pets if using…
FSMA Proposed Rule to Establish Current Good Manufacturing Practices for Food for Animals
AVMA comments on Federal Register Notice Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventative Controls for Food for…
Outbreak of canine influenza caused by new strain of virus
An outbreak of canine influenza in the Chicago area ongoing as of mid-April has been caused by a strain of virus not previously detected in
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.
Studies confirm poor well-being in veterinary professionals, students
Group of researchers tying occupational health with mental health outcomes in the profession
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,
Nominations open for Excellence in Veterinary Medicine Awards
The AVMA is accepting nominations for the following Excellence in Veterinary Medicine Awards.
$4.8M grant funds work on vaccine for coccidioidomycosis
The National Institutes of Health has awarded a four-year, $4.8 million grant to the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson to fund work on
Finding a future for osteosarcoma patients
Ana M. Cilursu, MD, lost three Rottweilers in a row to bone cancer. The first dog, Hessa,
Vaccine holds promise for treating osteosarcoma in dogs
Veterinarians in the audience wanted to know when they could get their hands on the new treatment.Dr. Sue Ettinger, a veterinary oncologist,
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
Database lists clinical studies on cannabis, cancer, more
Cannabis is just one focus of current clinical trials involving animals, with others focusing on treatments such as stem cells and monoclonal…
National Academies of Practice advances interprofessional health care
The mission of the NAP calls for distinguished professionals to advance interprofessional health care
From 'Zoobiquity' to 'Wildhood'
Many humans don’t realize how much they have in common with other animal species from monkeys to gazelles to even guppies. Barbara Natterson-Horowitz,…
The hidden ecosystem of the gut microbiome
Millions of bacteria live in the gastrointestinal tract of animals, including cats, dogs, and humans.