FDA concludes first premarket consultation for meat cultured from animal cells
In a historic move, the Food and Drug Administration’s premarket consultation for meat cultured from animal cells brings Upside Foods’ chicken closer…
Microaggressions: What they are and how to respond
How is saying to someone, “You’re so articulate,” or asking, “Where are you really from?” a potential microaggression? And what should we do when we…
VMX 2023 draws a crowd for 40th anniversary
Several new studies were unveiled at @the_NAVC Veterinary Meeting & Expo this January in Orlando, Florida, including research identifying 30 different…
Until more science is available, FDA will end public updates on potential link between certain diets and canine dilated cardiomyopathy
The Food and Drug Administration plans to end routine updates on the investigation of case reports of nonhereditary canine dilated cardiomyopathy and…
Report: Animal health industry experiencing highly competitive labor market
A new report from Brakke Consulting shows more than half the U.S. animal health industry saw a higher employee turnover rate in 2022.
What is psychological safety?
Research shows that psychologically safe workplaces contribute to greater wellbeing, better team performance, and improved patient outcomes in…
Shelter veterinarians update care guidelines
The latest iteration of the Association of Shelter Veterinarians’ standard-of-care guidelines updates the original 12-year-old document and includes…
Hill’s unveils therapeutic diet for pets with cancer
Prescription Diet ONC Care from Hill’s Pet Nutrition is designed to meet the nutritional needs of cats and dogs with cancer.
LMU introduces equine education program to increase number of veterinarians working with horses
Lincoln Memorial University’s Equine Veterinary Education Program will use a shortened curriculum and paid internships to train and retain a new…
World Small Animal Veterinary Association – Oct. 29-31, 2022
The World Small Animal Veterinary Association held its 47th Congress from Oct. 29-31 in Lima, Peru. The WSAVA presented awards and seated new…
Journey for Teams: Explore and combat unconscious bias
Our unconscious assumptions affect how we perceive and engage with other people—and that has broad implications for our relationships, work…
Study: Kibble costs less than comparable canned or home-cooked diets to treat dogs with chronic GI issues
Dry commercially produced diets are the least expensive option for treating dogs with chronic gastrointestinal issues, followed by homemade diets and…
American Association of Feline Practitioners – Oct. 27-30, 2022
The American Association of Feline Practitioners held a hybrid in-person and virtual annual conference from Oct. 27-30 in Pittsburgh. The AAFP…
Alert: HEB Texas Pets Indoor Complete Dry Cat Food 16 lb. bags
TFP Nutrition recalls HEB Texas Pets Indoor Complete Dry Cat Food due to potential Salmonella contamination.
Morris awards four grants for research on aging dogs
Morris Animal Foundation has awarded its latest Mark L. Morris Jr. Investigator Award to four researchers, who will focus on issues affecting the…
Earn your remaining CE before the end of the year
Need to fulfill CE requirements before the end of the year? Here are the most-watched webinars of 2022 on AVMA Axon®.
Emerging topics in nutrition: See latest research in JAVMA
Watch your mailbox for the December issue of JAVMA, which includes a special supplemental issue addressing emerging and practical topics in nutrition…
AVMA/VMAE’s ‘Journey for Teams’ releases first learning module to advance diversity in veterinary profession
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and Veterinary Medical Association Executives (VMAE) today formally launched Journey for Teams…
Our DEI journey begins: Explore the power of diversity
Journey for Teams has released its first educational module: The Power of Diversity. In just 15 minutes, your veterinary team can get an overview of…
In Memory – Nov. 25, 2022
Veterinarian obituaries in the “In Memory” section of the Journal of the AVMA, Nov. 25, 2022
Push to make November official Senior Pet Health Month
One organization is working to raise awareness about the health of senior dogs and cats by dedicating the month of November to the issue.
Veterinary technician week celebrates resilience
The National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America is once again championing National Veterinary Technician Week, which is Oct. 16-22 this…
Pet with diarrhea? Maybe hold off on the antibiotics
Dr. Jennifer Granick, an associate professor of small animal internal medicine at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, suggests…
Keynote speaker encourages finding your why, telling your own story
Bertice Berry, PhD, reminded attendees at the keynote speech during AVMA Convention 2022 this summer in Philadelphia to practice gratitude and…
AVMA Convention 2022 in Philadelphia brought together thousands of veterinary professionals to learn about advancements in veterinary medicine,…