Why Breed-specific Legislation Is not the Answer
Breed-specific legislation (BSL) targets specific breeds of dogs that are wrongly thought to all be dangerous – most frequently pit bull types –
History from the eyes of the future
By Susan C. Kahler posted September 4, 2013 In celebration of the AVMA’s 150th anniversary and the American Veterinary Medical Foundation’s…
Unmasking the shelter dog
Now, more than ever, it’s important to understand the behavior of animals in shelters, according to the keynote speaker at
AAHA releases new canine and feline behavior guidelines
The American Animal Hospital Association has released the new AAHA Canine and Feline Behavior Management Guidelines
Simulation study compares cat population reduction methods
A simulation model used in a recent study provides insights into the value of administering a temporary, nonsurgical
Counting animals in shelters and sharing data
The National Database Project as a platform for the collection and reporting of animal shelter data.
Many causes contribute to sleep disorders in horses
Pain or physical discomfort. Lyme disease. Environmental insecurity. Monotony. Aggression issues. Sleep terrors.
Unlocking the genetic secrets of your dog
Want to know what mix of breeds your dog is? Want to know which hereditary disorders your mixed-breed or purebred dog is at risk for or
Health and safety policies for therapy animal visits vary widely
A survey of U.S. hospitals, elder care facilities, and therapy animal organizations revealed their health and safety policies for therapy animal…
Supporting real assistance animals
Is that cockatoo riding a man's shoulder in the produce section really an emotional support animal?