Osteosarcoma is genetically similar in dogs and human children, according to a study published July 19 in the journal Communications Biology by
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
Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) Basics
The FDA's Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) requires a veterinarian’s involvement when any medically important antibiotic is fed to a food animal…
One-health visionary receives AVMA Award
Dr. Roger K. Mahr proposed initiative that led to One Health Commission
CWD vaccine delays illness in mice
Several vaccine candidates could prolong lives of animals infected with chronic wasting disease and reduce spread of the disease.
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…
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…
Prohibiting extralabel use of adamantane and neuraminidase inhibitor anti-influenza drugs in poultry
Formal title: Docket Number [2006-N-0106] New Animal Drugs; Adamantane and Neuraminidase Inhibitor Anti-InfluenzaDrugs; ExtralabelAnimal Drug Use;…
Nominations open for Excellence in Veterinary Medicine Awards
The AVMA is accepting nominations for the following Excellence in Veterinary Medicine Awards.
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,
Finding a future for osteosarcoma patients
Ana M. Cilursu, MD, lost three Rottweilers in a row to bone cancer. The first dog, Hessa,
1995 - 2005
This decade was a time of relatively high caseloads, allowing for continued accumulation of case experience.
Public Health Action Plan to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance
Formal title: CDC Progress Report: Implementation of a Public Health Action Plan to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance; Progress Through 2008 Brief …
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.
USAHA wants more work on federal programs, rules
USAHA asks federal authorities to invest more to guard against livestock diseases and let veterinarians transport and use controlled