Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the benefits of animal vaccination programs in advancing animal and human health
Historically, immunization practices and vaccination protocols have contributed to significantly reduce the incidence of many life-threatening…
Osteosarcoma is genetically similar in dogs and human children, according to a study published July 19 in the journal Communications Biology by
Most Americans see marijuana as a legitimate medical treatment for some human disease conditions.
Groups provide new guidance on antimicrobials
The AVMA, Canadian VMA, and Federation of Veterinarians of Europe are calling for continuous monitoring of antimicrobial use and resistance at a…
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
Back to Basics
Veterinarians today are able to provide better and more advanced medical care for pets than ever before, but the cost of that care makes it
Supplement companies made changes after facing crackdown
The availability of glucosamine for animals seemed to be in question 15 years ago.
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
New guidance for pets exposed to rabies
New guidance in this issue of the JAVMA advises that cats and dogs that are exposed to rabies and are overdue for a vaccine can
Annual rabies vaccination waiver
AVMA recognizes some animals might require a waiver from mandated rabies vaccination because the vaccination may endanger the animal's life or a…
Pseudoephedrine alert issued
Veterinarians should warn clients that pets can be harmed by ingesting pseudoephedrine.
It doesn’t have to hurt
The ethics of animal treatment and veterinary care have changed dramatically over the past several decades.