Restricting ownership of wild animals
Ohio residents have received or sought permits to continue owning about 300 primates
Postage stamps celebrate pets
The U.S. Postal Service is issuing the Pets Forever set of stamps in August to celebrate pets.
Selecting a pet for your family
Your pet-owning experience will be most enjoyable if you consider carefully what type of pet best suits your family, home, and lifestyle.
Selecting a pet bird
A pet bird can make a wonderful addition to households, especially if there is limited space or family members are allergic to other animals.
Auxiliary celebrates playful pets for National Pet Week
The Auxiliary to the AVMA will celebrate playful pets for National Pet Week 2016, May 1-7.
Selecting a pet rabbit
Learn about rabbits to determine if a rabbit is the right pet for your family.
Selecting a pet cat
Is a cat the right pet for you? Learn about selecting a pet cat for your family.
Selecting a Pet Dog
Learn about selecting a pet dog that's right for your family.
Spending on pets surpasses $60 billion
The American Pet Products Association released a report in mid-March indicating that overall spending in the U.S. pet industry increased 3.9
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.
New guidance for pets exposed to rabies
New guidance in this issue of the JAVMA advises that cats and dogs that are exposed to rabies and are overdue for a vaccine can
AVMA celebrates ‘Lifetime of Love’ for National Pet Week
“A Lifetime of Love” is the AVMA theme for National Pet Week 2016, May 1-7
Coalition wants veterinary access for economically at-risk pets
An ongoing concern voiced by some in the profession is that nonprofit organizations providing veterinary services are competing
Selecting a horse or pony
Learn about horse ownership and determine if a horse or pony is the right choice for you and your family.
Befriending reptiles and amphibians
There are many more of us out there with exotic pets who are interested in taking care of them well.
Back to Basics
Veterinarians today are able to provide better and more advanced medical care for pets than ever before, but the cost of that care makes it
More than 1M households re-home cats, dogs annually
More than 1 million U.S. households re-home cats or dogs annually, according to a new study. Most people who re-homed cats or dogs
Our other furry friends
Veterinarians who work with exotic companion mammals say each species has its attractions as well as its challenges.