Problems persist with federal veterinary workforce numbers
The Government Accountability Office concludes the departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services likely lack enough veterinarians
Disposal of Pharmaceuticals
Pharmaceutical Disposal has come under increased scrutiny due to detection of human pharmaceuticals in U.S. Waterways.
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
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…
National Academies of Practice advances interprofessional health care
The mission of the NAP calls for distinguished professionals to advance interprofessional health care
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
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…
Therapy dogs have mixed results for childhood cancer patients, parents
Visits with therapy dogs have mixed results for
The heated topic of raw milk
Unpasteurized milk has found a niche, with devoted followers hyping its taste and purported health benefits.
Finding a future for osteosarcoma patients
Ana M. Cilursu, MD, lost three Rottweilers in a row to bone cancer. The first dog, Hessa,
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.