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Zoonotic Diseases and Pets FAQ
Animals can carry diseases that people can catch. Get answers to commonly asked questions about disease risks related to pets.
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
Conference charts one-health approach to addressing obesity in pets, people
A recent conference charted a one-health approach to addressing obesity in pets and people
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…
Volunteer for Our Oath in Action projects
The American Veterinary Medical Foundation is seeking volunteers this fall for Our Oath in Action, a veterinary outreach program with
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.
Reptile owner donates blood, passes on lethal Salmonella infection
The New England Journal of Medicine reports that a snake is the source of a Salmonella organism that infected two platelet recipients
Transporting Horses and Other Equids
When considering interstate or international travel for your horse or other equids, plan ahead because some preparations may need to start months in…
Japan's animal relief operations face considerable challenges
Japan is in the throes of what is known in the disaster and emergency management community as a cascading disaster.
1955 - 1965
The late 1950s and early 1960s saw a flurry of technological and sociological changes in the United States.
Human and animal medicine meet on the bridge
The Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine hosted a symposium, The Bridge Between Veterinary Medicine and Human Health,
Survivors campaign promotes animal research to aid animals
Posted on November 15, 2003 Veterinarians and veterinary organizations urged to join campaign When a valve defect caused the heart of Bowie, a …