In Puerto Rico, time measured before and after Maria
The wrath of Maria, one of the worst natural disasters to strike Puerto Rico, disrupted life on the island for months afterward.
House call veterinary practice may not be new to the profession but has been almost exclusively confined to equine and large animal practice.
AVMA, Auxiliary celebrate National Pet Week 2019
The AVMA is celebrating A Lifetime of Love again for National Pet Week 2019, May 5-11,
ER docs shortage turns critical
Two organizations that serve emergency and critical care veterinarians are trying to quantify the problem
The CDC is warning people not to cuddle hedgehogs, National Dog Bite Prevention Week is coming up in April, and more
New tool helps you understand your local market
How many potential clients and pets live in your local area? How many of those pets do you treat at your practice? If you’re not sure, then we have…
New research shows dog bites down in 2018, but risk increases among children under 1 year
National Dog Bite Prevention Week 2019
Preventing dog bites through education
This week is National Dog Bite Prevention Week® and it’s the perfect opportunity for veterinary professionals to educate pet owners and the public…
Celebrate National Pet Week with resources for your clinic
The AVMA sponsors National Pet Week® in May each year to celebrate the special relationship between people and their pets, and to bring awareness to…
Pet ownership, spending going strong
The American Pet Products Association reports that about two-thirds of U.S. households own pets, and spending on pets is increasing
How to thrive in practice
The AVMA held a roundtable of thought leaders in March to discuss "Thriving in Clinical Practice."
AVMA addresses animal abuse, research cats and dogs, outdoor housing of pets
The AVMA Board of Directors, while meeting April 11-13, revised guidance for veterinarians
3 AVMA award recipients announced
Three people who have made important contributions to animal welfare, human-animal interaction, and veterinary medicine will be honored together at…
AVMA presents Excellence Awards for 2019
During AVMA Convention 2019 this August in Washington, D.C., a number of individuals received AVMA Excellence Awards for contributions in areas such…
What to expect after vaccination
AAFP updates guidelines on feline zoonoses
Many benefits come with having pet cats, according to the American Association of Feline Practitioners, but education is key to prevent transmission…
National Dog Bite Prevention Week Coalition Members
Members of the National Dog Bite Prevention Week® coalition include the AVMA, USPS, State Farm Insurance, and...
Dog ownership and veterinary visits by income bracket
Over 30% of dog-owning households with annual income of less than $20,000 reported not seeing a veterinarian at least once a year.
How does client income affect veterinary visits?
AVMA economists explore the question using research with dog-owning households.
Auxiliary celebrates National Pet Week 2020
This year’s theme is “Pets & Vets the Perfect Duet”
National Pet Week®
National Pet Week® honors the pets in our lives and promotes responsible pet ownership. Join us to celebrate pets and help give them the best lives…
AVMA celebrates National Pet Week 2020
The AVMA is celebrating “A Lifetime of Love” again for National Pet Week 2020, held this year from May 3-9.
Annual spending on pets nearing $100B
The overall sales figures are higher than previously reported industry expenditures as a result of APPA’s efforts to refine and improve its research…
COVID-19 small business loans
Learn about new loan programs provided through the Small Business Administration (SBA) for small businesses coping with the financial impacts of…
Veterinarians protect people, animals, and society
When people think of veterinarians, they usually think of doctors for animals, but veterinary medicine also crosses over into public health.