Restricting ownership of wild animals
Ohio residents have received or sought permits to continue owning about 300 primates
Policy changes relate to pets, livestock
The AVMA Executive Board has made some noteworthy policy changes relating to companion animals and production
Spending up on pets, including for veterinary care
The American Pet Products Association estimates a 6.1 percent increase in spending on veterinary care for 2013-2014.
Auxiliary promotes National Pet Week
The Auxiliary to the AVMA will spread the message “Celebrate a Healthy Pet” for National Pet Week 2014, May 4-10.
After more than a decade, has pet guardianship changed anything?
Property laws make no distinction between animals and inanimate objects, such as tables and chairs, leading to criticisms that the
Befriending reptiles and amphibians
There are many more of us out there with exotic pets who are interested in taking care of them well.
6 factors in declining veterinary visits
Some pet owners think that routine checkups are unnecessary for dogs and cats. The cost of veterinary care can be much higher than many
Finned animals increasingly seen as patients
Fish owners, Dr. Roberts said, are increasingly aware that veterinarians can not only help their pets but also provide better care than
Study to examine decline in veterinary visits
A new study is investigating the reasons behind the declining frequency of veterinary visits by cats and dogs—and seeking to identify ways
Our other furry friends
Veterinarians who work with exotic companion mammals say each species has its attractions as well as its challenges.