Restricting ownership of wild animals
Ohio residents have received or sought permits to continue owning about 300 primates
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.
Spending on pets projected to hit all-time high
Consumer spending on pets has more than doubled from $17 billion in 1994 to an estimated $38.4 billion in 2006, according to
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.
Pediatrics article says veterinarians influence children's health
Exotic pets pose risks to young children's health, but veterinarians can help parents improve safety
Befriending reptiles and amphibians
There are many more of us out there with exotic pets who are interested in taking care of them well.
AVMA brochure aims to reduce incidence of dog bites
More than 4.7 million Americans are bitten by dogs annually.
Our other furry friends
Veterinarians who work with exotic companion mammals say each species has its attractions as well as its challenges.
AAFP speaker advocates a new view of cats
People should treat cats with the same respect as they treat dogs—especially to promote feline health.
Research targets conditions of older cats and dogs
The medical conditions that afflict aging cats and dogs have been a focus of much research in recent years