AAFP updates guidelines on feline zoonoses
Many benefits come with having pet cats, according to the American Association of Feline Practitioners, but education is key to prevent transmission…
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
The veterinarian’s role in supporting appropriate selection and use of service, assistance and therapy animals
Service, assistance and therapy animals provide help, support, and comfort for people. Veterinarians have a role in assisting in selecting the right…
Therapy dogs have mixed results for childhood cancer patients, parents
Visits with therapy dogs have mixed results for
AVMA animal welfare principles
The AVMA, as a medical authority for the health and welfare of animals, offers the following eight integrated principles for developing and evaluating…
The heated topic of raw milk
Unpasteurized milk has found a niche, with devoted followers hyping its taste and purported health benefits.
A certificate of health for Santa’s reindeers
Veterinarians know that health certificates are vital tools to ensure that animals don’t spread infectious diseases or parasites when they travel…
California bans retail sale of dogs, cats, rabbits
California is the first state to ban the retail sale of dogs and cats, along with rabbits,
California might ban the retail sale of dogs, cats, rabbits
California could be the first state to ban the retail sale of dogs and cats, along with rabbits
Finding a future for osteosarcoma patients
Ana M. Cilursu, MD, lost three Rottweilers in a row to bone cancer. The first dog, Hessa,
Heard the buzz? You may be asked to treat bees.
Veterinary school teaches veterinarians how to diagnose and treat almost every animal species. But most of us probably have little education – or…
Importation and interstate movement of wildlife, aquatic, and non-native animals
The AVMA recommends that appropriate state and federal agencies develop, implement, and enforce regulations prohibiting the
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.
Nobody knows how many privately owned wild animals are living in captivity in Ohio.
Restricting ownership of wild animals
Ohio residents have received or sought permits to continue owning about 300 primates
Legislation presses limits of animal status in New York
Legislation before the New York State Legislature would establish the right to sue for the wrongful death or injury of a