Recent gene-editing technologies are being used to create mice that model human genetic diseases, Holstein cattle lacking horns, and
Supporting real assistance animals
Is that cockatoo riding a man's shoulder in the produce section really an emotional support animal?
Zika virus and animals FAQ
Can pets be reservoir hosts for Zika virus? Can dogs or other pets get Zika from humans or transmit it to them? Is there a vaccine for Zika?
Avian Influenza in Companion Animals
Questions/answers about avian influenza in companion animals: How can cats and dogs become infected? What are clinical signs in pet birds? Is there a…
Though COVID-19 cases rare in pets, testing is available
Vital funding for lab network added to Farm Bill
Legislation authorizing what the AVMA believes to be much-needed funding for a national laboratory network safeguarding animal and
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…
CDC develops easy, accurate rabies test
A new assay could improve rabies diagnosis in animals and reduce unnecessary use of postexposure prophylaxis in humans exposed to potentially rabid…
The hidden ecosystem of the gut microbiome
Millions of bacteria live in the gastrointestinal tract of animals, including cats, dogs, and humans.
1925 - 1935
During this decade, reports on food animals predominated in JAVMA.
AAHA Connexity takes on topics that keep veterinarians up at night
The American Animal Hospital Association took a radically new approach to its annual conference this year,
Parvovirus history, Boehringer Ingelheim expansion, dog flu sources
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.
Corporate practice becomes part of the landscape
Corporate practices have established themselves in recent years as part of the landscape of companion animal practice in the United
Avian-type influenza sickens cats, veterinarian
An avian-type influenza virus had infected 386 cats at a temporary quarantine facility for cats from Animal Care Centers of New York City
Report highlights growing practices
An analysis of data from 4,106 animal hospitals across the country found that 23 percent had an increase in revenues of more than 10 percent
H1N1 Flu Virus FAQ
General questions/answers about H1N1 influenza virus: What is it? Is it different from bird flu? What animals can get infected?
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
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…
State and Specialty Economic Reports
Economic reports for state and allied veterinary groups.
Exploring a role for titers in rabies vaccination
Most states and many municipalities have laws requiring rabies vaccination for dogs and often cats, and these laws do not allow titer testing
USDA awards $2.4 million to support rural veterinary services
Among the recipients, the American Association of Bovine Practitioners received its second grant to provide workshops on business management for
New guidance for pets exposed to rabies
New guidance in this issue of the JAVMA advises that cats and dogs that are exposed to rabies and are overdue for a vaccine can
Campylobacter outbreak linked to contact with puppies
Health officials have linked a multistate outbreak of human Campylobacter infections to puppies sold through Petland, a national chain of pet stores