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.
1925 - 1935
During this decade, reports on food animals predominated in JAVMA.
$100,000 supports poultry education at Georgia
Merck Animal Health announced a $100,000 sponsorship for a student at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine
AMC opens $5 million Cancer Institute
The Animal Medical Center in New York City unveiled its new Cancer Institute Oct. 2, made possible through AMC Trustee Elaine Langone
NAVC kicks off the year
The topics ran the gamut: military and police dogs, kidney disease in cats and dogs, pet parasites and pet nutrition, small animal
Video proceedings from Humane Endings Symposium free to AVMA members
Since first publishing the AVMA Guidelines on Euthanasia in 1963, the AVMA has become the internationally recognized source for scientifically robust…
Eliminating the remains of an eradicated virus
The cattle plague, or rinderpest, is eradicated in the wild, but stocks of the virus remain in “an unacceptably high number of facilities
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,
Canine flu hits Atlanta, vaccines under development
At least 75 dogs in Georgia, most around Atlanta, were infected with an H3N2 canine influenza virus following a larger outbreak
H3N2 canine flu may require longer isolation
Dogs infected with the H3N2 canine influenza virus may need to be isolated for at least three weeks to prevent spread to naive dogs.
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…
1985 - 1995
The scientific section of JAVMA underwent a complete makeover toward the end of this decade,
The heated topic of raw milk
Unpasteurized milk has found a niche, with devoted followers hyping its taste and purported health benefits.
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.
Vesicular disease found in more swine herds
A virus associated with vesicular disease in pigs has been found in at least 12 U.S. herds in 2015.
After porcine epidemic diarrhea, preparing for other diseases
Some of tomorrow’s emerging pathogens already exist in livestock herds, and veterinarians in private practice, industry, and government are
1995 - 2005
This decade was a time of relatively high caseloads, allowing for continued accumulation of case experience.