USDA completes construction at National Centers for Animal Health
The Department of Agriculture dedicated a new laboratory building in late April as the final component of the National Centers for
AVMA celebrates farm bill’s signing, inclusion of animal health programs
The AVMA released a statement in response to President Trump signing the farm bill into law.
Analysis looks at Idexx data on preventive care
An analysis of Idexx Laboratories Inc. preventive care screening profiles from more than 5,000 practices found that for animals in all adult life…
USDA ends some brucellosis research
Animal health authorities ended a brucellosis research project in two states
Ending life well
Pending guidance on depopulation and updated guidance on euthanasia acknowledge that decisions on animal death are difficult even for experts.
No rest between eradication campaigns
As world animal health authorities prepare to declare that the "cattle plague" has been eradicated, they are picking
Organizations to promote veterinary research careers
The Center for Public and Corporate Veterinary Medicine in May announced a partnership with the American Association of Veterinary
Foot and mouth disease
Foot-and-mouth disease, widely known as FMD, is a severe, highly contagious viral disease and a worldwide concern.
AVMA may change guidance for CO2 euthanasia in rodents
Pending revisions to the AVMA's euthanasia guidelines likely will instruct veterinarians to use faster flow rates when using carbon dioxide
AVMA wants expanded FMD vaccine bank
The U.S. lacks a national vaccine supply sufficient for a foot-and-mouth disease outbreak, according to AVMA leaders.
Horse Genome Project releases scientific standards for genetic testing
The scientists behind the Horse Genome Project first began meeting in 1995 to develop genetic tools to benefit the equine community.
AVMA presents Excellence in Research Awards
Four veterinarians received the AVMA Excellence in Research Awards during the National Veterinary Scholars Symposium
Death to parasites; long live parasitology
Dr. Susan Little finds the lives of parasites to be fascinating. Nevertheless, as a veterinarian,
AVMA deliberates on breed standards, devocalization
A resolution submitted to the House of Delegates calls for the AVMA to help develop healthier breed standards for purebred dogs and cats; another…
The heated topic of raw milk
Unpasteurized milk has found a niche, with devoted followers hyping its taste and purported health benefits.
Rinderpest nearly eradicated worldwide
A disease that killed millions of cattle and contributed to the development of modern veterinary medicine could soon be the first
Deadly pneumonia traced to domestic sheep
New research claims to settle the controversial and long-running debate over whether domestic sheep can infect bighorn sheep with the
Endangered sea otters threatened by toxic algae
Veterinarian documents first freshwater toxin poisoning of a marine
Vaccine use up since Salmonella outbreak
This summer's nationwide Salmonella outbreak and related egg recall are likely drivers of a recent rise in the use of S