The hidden ecosystem of the gut microbiome
Millions of bacteria live in the gastrointestinal tract of animals, including cats, dogs, and humans.
Options available to protect against longhorned tick
The invasive longhorned (bush) tick, Haemaphysalis longicornis, has been a growing concern for the veterinary community following the appearance of…
Supplement companies made changes after facing crackdown
The availability of glucosamine for animals seemed to be in question 15 years ago.
Webinar: Antiparasitic Resistance
FDA presents information on antiparasitic resistance
Assessing pet supplements
A third of all U.S. households with dogs use supplements, as do about a fifth of households with cats, according to a report on pet
Taking on obesity as a disease
The veterinary profession should formally recognize canine and feline obesity as a disease, according to a position statement from the
Revised heartworm guides add resistance information
The American Heartworm Society’s guidance on heartworm infection now includes information on resistance to heartworm preventives.
1935 - 1945
Information on food-producing animals was a mainstay of JAVMA during this decade.
FDA wants help fighting drug-resistant parasites
Dr. Michelle Kornele said antiparasitic drug resistance, long a problem managed by owners of small ruminants, is increasing in horses and
Many cat and dog owners have been embracing preventive dental care for their pets in recent years, including home care
Federal Regulations on Food Safety Issues
This page lists federal regulations AVMA is working on in the area of food safety.
The quirks of working with goats and sheep
Dr. Chris Duemler of Brodhead Veterinary Medical Center in Brodhead, Wisconsin, has always been fascinated with goats and finds
Worms’ adaptation a critical problem
Anthelmintic resistance is a critical threat to small ruminants, and a danger to horses and cattle.
The fat factor
In veterinary practice, the problem of overweight pets has become a steady undercurrent.