Murphy leading AVMA Division of Animal and Public Health
Dr. Mike Murphy, most recently a veterinary medical officer with the Center for Veterinary Medicine at the Food and Drug Administration, joined the…
Convention-goers get a peek at DC Public Health Lab
Kicking off the tour was Tony Tran, PHL director and a doctor of public health, who described some of the laboratory's activities.
The hidden ecosystem of the gut microbiome
Millions of bacteria live in the gastrointestinal tract of animals, including cats, dogs, and humans.
OIE to aid against disease, uncertainty
Global animal health leaders urged improved readiness for disasters and harmful trends, updated rabies standards, and pledged to organize against
Clavijo chosen to head National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility
Dr. Alfonso Clavijo is the new director of the Department of Agriculture's National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility in Manhattan, Kansas.
Global leaders, experts see potential in shared risks
Global health leaders are trying to help countries find flaws in how they find and respond to disease threats.
Some insight into pet food recalls
Dr. Karyn Bischoff, a diagnostic toxicologist, isn't sure how it happened, but she has been at the center of several pet food recalls in the past few…
Reports of foodborne illness rise with change in testing
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is receiving more reports of foodborne illnesses caused by infection with Campylobacter and Salmonella.
State authorities see disease risk in imported dogs
State veterinarians, pork industry cite surprise arrivals of rescue dogs as cause for concern
AABP judicious therapeutic use of antimicrobials in cattle
The AVMA has endorsed these guidelines developed by the American Association of Bovine Practitioners.
Study breaks species barrier on widespread parasite
In a scientific article published this summer, a research team from the University of Wisconsin and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural…
Osteosarcoma is genetically similar in dogs and human children, according to a study published July 19 in the journal Communications Biology by
Summit, policy outline veterinary role in offshore aquaculture
The veterinary community has an opportunity to facilitate the safe development of offshore U.S. aquaculture, according to a new report about a recent…
Public health careers on display for veterinary students at CDC event
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hosted the 2019 Veterinary Student Day seminar Jan. 13-14 at its headquarters in Atlanta.
Finding perspective on outdoor cats
“You probably came to this talk and expected me to just say, ‘Kill all the cats,’ right?” asked Dr. Renée Schott, medical director at the Wildlife…
Invasive tick spreads in U.S., likely to stay
The ticks have been found in Arkansas, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Cats spreading fungal disease to people in Brazil
Cats are spreading a nasty fungal infection to people in Brazil.