Neurology experts put heads together on epilepsy
Epilepsy remains the most common and perplexing of chronic neurological pet diseases despite decades of research.
Novel virus related to neurologic signs in cattle
A recently discovered astrovirus has been connected with neurologic disease in infected cattle.
Neurologic form of EHV-1 'a potentially emerging disease'
The Center for Emerging Issues, part of the Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, has released an emerging disease…
Workers at swine slaughterhouses develop neurologic illnesses
The national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Minnesota Department of Health are investigating an outbreak of
New Arkansas vet tech legislation poses risks to veterinary patients, clients, and practices
The Arkansas state legislature recently adopted a law that will expand veterinary technician specialists’ (VTS) scope of practice. Another bill still…
Australia halts irradiation of imported cat food after link with neurologic damage
Australia will no longer offer importers the option of irradiating imported cat food to reduce microbial hazards following reports
Black diplomates of the ACVIM, ACVD, and ACVO
Dr. Coretta Patterson, a Black diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, has compiled a list of Black diplomates of the…
AVMA editor-in-chief becomes Equine Research Hall of Famer, with three others
AVMA Editor-In-Chief Lisa Fortier along with Drs. Katrin Hinrichs, Jennifer Anne Mumford, and Stephen M. Reed are this year’s inductees into the…
Firm’s ‘anticompetitive acquisition’ of veterinary clinics prompts FTC actions
Federal authorities are making a private equity firm divest veterinary clinics in six locations to complete its proposed acquisition of two…
Obituary: Alexander de Lahunta, veterinary neurologist, dies at 88
Along with being dedicated to teaching, the professor was a pioneer in veterinary neurology.
Veterinary specialists in the U.S.
View U.S. veterinarians with various board certifications from AVMA-recognized veterinary specialty organizations as of December, 2021.
American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Virtual annual forum, June 9-12
Nationwide releases findings on cancer in dogs
An analysis of cancer claims for 1.6 million Nationwide-insured dogs found that purebred dogs have a higher risk for cancer claims than nonpurebred…
Alert: Isoxazoline Flea and Tick Products
Potential for neurologic adverse events in dogs and cats
Bird flu spreads across US, killing poultry and wild birds
The highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza virus spreading across North America is killing not only millions of poultry but also untold thousands of…
AVMA keynote speaker has a story to tell
Bertice Berry, PhD, plans to discuss redefining, reclaiming, and owning your own purpose and story during the keynote presentation, “Owning Your…
Applications open soon for research on health of senior dogs
The Morris Animal Foundation is seeking applicants for its Mark L. Morris Jr. Investigator Award starting Feb. 2.
Canine infectious respiratory disease complex (Kennel cough)
Learn the signs of canine infectious respiratory disease complex (CIRDC), or “kennel cough,” and how to protect your pet from this highly contagious…
Mystery disorder strikes Florida panthers
State and federal wildlife officials are investigating a mysterious neurologic disorder affecting a small number of Florida panthers and bobcats in
Cyanobacteria identified as killer of bald eagles
A new species of toxic blue-green algae has been identified as the cause of a neurologic disease that has been killing bald eagles and other animals…
World Small Animal Veterinary Association
45th World Small Animal Veterinary Association Congress, held virtually, March 21-24
AVMA members’ meeting, infectious disease center, canine epilepsy research
Four flea, tick products linked to seizures, ataxia
Four flea and tick products may cause seizures, tremors, and lost coordination in some cats and dogs.
As CWD spreads in cervids, states also monitor humans
As a fatal, infectious neurologic disease has spread in deer and elk, researchers want to make sure it can't affect humans.
Prion disease found in camels
Dromedary camels in northern Africa have a neurodegenerative prion disease that may have originated decades ago.