The Association hosted a symposium where best practices for euthanasia were examined and research directed at refining those practices
For human needs, some veterinary clinics are turning to a professional
Veterinarians aren’t always equipped to deal with every moral, ethical, and emotional dilemma they encounter with clients.
'Animals helping people; people helping animals' Delta Society to explore influence of animals on human health
Delta Society to explore influence of animals on human health
Congratulate these AVMA award winners
Three accomplished veterinary and animal science professionals have been chosen to receive AVMA Excellence Awards for their support of the…
Human-to-animal COVID-19 spread not common
Positive test results for the COVID-19 virus in a small number of animals have drawn a large amount of attention. Still, current evidence indicates…
Though COVID-19 cases rare in pets, testing is available
Veterinarians can test for the COVID-19 virus in animals, but whether and when they should still remain issues. At press time in late April, only a…
WVC becomes Viticus Group
The Western Veterinary Conference became WVC in 2014. Now the organization has been renamed as Viticus Group, reflecting its expansion to education in…
Aquarium cleaner death, anxiety in dogs, and more in the May 1 “In Short” section
Human-Animal Bond Certificate
The AVMA is founding educational partner for the Human-Animal Bond Certification Program for veterinarians and veterinary team members.
Campaign helps veterinarians tout health benefits of pets
Zoetis partnered with the Human Animal Bond Research Institute to launch the Pet Effect campaign in February to promote the health
Searching for Shelter
Veterinary medicine is fighting homelessness and preserving the human-animal bond through a collaborative program between the University of
Exhibition gains momentum
A traveling exhibition about the human-animal bond and veterinary medicine has proved to be popular with the public and the profession.
Most Americans see marijuana as a legitimate medical treatment for some human disease conditions.
Human-Animal Bond Research Initiative launches database
The Human-Animal Bond Research Initiative Foundation and the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine have launched an
Efforts to make workplaces, housing more pet-friendly take root
The Pet Leadership Council, in partnership with Mars Petcare and the Human Animal Bond Research Institute, is leading a pilot program to make
Relocation of pets for adoption
Careful planning is needed to ensure animal welfare, animal/human safety, and avoid disease spread when dogs and cats are transported for purposes of…
Bustad award goes to practice consultant
Dr. Thomas E. Catanzaro has promoted the importance of the human-animal bond as well as veterinary teamwork for decades as a practice
Bustad Companion Animal Veterinarian of the Year Award
The Bustad Companion Animal Veterinarian of the Year Award recognizes outstanding work of veterinarians in preserving and protecting the human-animal…
AVMA Guidelines for Pet Loss Support Services
Research has shown that the human grieving process following a pet's death is similar to that experienced by people who have lost a family member or…
TV show on human-animal bond nominated for two Emmy Awards
TV show on human-animal bond nominated for two Emmy Awards "Pets: Part of the…
Pawspice an option for pets facing the end
By the time a client's pet has grown old, the human-animal bond has increased proportionately to reflect the years of caring and companionship.
AVMA revises declawing policy
Policy discourages procedure but defers to veterinarians on each case
Nominations open for 2020 AVMA awards
The nomination period is open for the following AVMA Excellence Awards for 2020.
Banfield Foundation commits $1M to domestic violence programs
The Banfield Foundation announced that it has committed to investing $1 million over four years through its Safer Together initiative
Navigating the pitfalls of pet air travel
The AVMA is working with four major airlines to examine existing animal transport rules and evaluate plane rides from an animal's perspective,…