Guidelines promote preventive care
The new AAHA-AVMA Canine and Feline Preventive Healthcare Guidelines can help veterinarians improve patient care and can provide a foundation for…
Preventive care: good for animals and the profession
The veterinary profession is in constant peril, and, like any animal patient, in need of preventive care.
Communicating with clients key to preventive care
While gearing up to launch a consumer campaign, Partners for Healthy Pets is stepping up efforts to help practitioners promote preventive care to…
New toolbox to help increase preventive care
Practitioners can turn to the new Partners for Healthy Pets program for a toolbox full of resources to help increase preventive care for pets.
Partnership to promote preventive care for pets
The decline in the frequency of veterinary visits for cats and dogs in the United States is posing a risk to pet health, according to the new…
AAHA offers webcast on preventive care guidelines
The American Animal Hospital Association is offering a webcast about the new AAHA-AVMA guidelines on preventive care for dogs and cats.
Partnership continues promoting preventive care
Dr. Diane R. Eigner, director of The Cat Doctor in Philadelphia, said that staff members at her practice go out of their way to educate clients about…
Analysis looks at Idexx data on preventive care
An analysis of Idexx Laboratories Inc. preventive care screening profiles from more than 5,000 practices found that for animals in all adult life…
Video promotes preventive care for avian, exotic pets
A free video is available for veterinary practices to use on their websites to promote preventive care
Certificate program can raise the bar on preventive care
As veterinarians are well aware, preventive care is key to keeping pets healthy. But if your clients don’t know, or believe, this to be true, what can…
Report explores disconnect over preventive care
The fifth annual State of Pet Health Report from Banfield Pet Hospital was released Aug. 12 at Banfield’s Pet Healthcare Industry Summit
Unite your practice around preventive care guidelines
How does a veterinary practice get all employees to focus on adopting best-practice preventive healthcare guidelines for use in everyday practice?…
Heartworm prevention: How our language influences care
AVMA’s suite of language tools helps you choose the best words to communicate with clients. In this video, see how a team member’s choice of words…
AAVMC sessions focus on data for student success, curriculum on preventive care
Sessions during the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges annual conference and Iverson Bell Symposium, March 8-10 in Washington, D.C.,…
Responsible pet ownership and pet health care. Topics include preventive care, keeping pets healthy and safe, pet medications and prescriptions...
Preventive pet healthcare
In pet healthcare, the cost of prevention - wellness care - is often a fraction of the cost of treating disease or health problems.
These may all be signs of asthma. The disease in humans is much the same as in animals; the airway becomes inflamed
Pet dental care talking points
Use these talking points as guidance for interviews with the media to emphasize the need for preventive dental care.
Dog bite prevention
All veterinarians have a professional and ethical obligation to address the issue of dog bites in the United States. View AVMA’s policy on dog bite…
Veterinary care for all
Veterinary care for underserved populations was the central topic during the first Access to Veterinary Care Symposium, hosted by the Program for Pet…
Resolved, to help prevent imposition of needless regulatory burdens
The House of Delegates approved a resolution aimed at preventing the imposition of needless regulatory burdens that do not have a clear benefit for…
Money tips for caring pet owners
Everyone is trying to save money these days, including pet owners. But cutting back on preventive care can compromise a pet's health ... and cost more…
Dog bite prevention toolkit
Bring science-based dog bite prevention information to your community during National Dog Bite Prevention Week and year round.
Dog bite prevention
The AVMA opposes breed-specific legislation targeting specific breeds that are wrongly thought to be dangerous. Dog bite prevention should be based on…
Prevent and manage conflict with new reputation resources
Healthy relationships and communication with clients are crucial to patient care and to the wellbeing of veterinary team members. Working…