The hidden ecosystem of the gut microbiome
Millions of bacteria live in the gastrointestinal tract of animals, including cats, dogs, and humans.
Supplement companies made changes after facing crackdown
The availability of glucosamine for animals seemed to be in question 15 years ago.
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
1935 - 1945
Information on food-producing animals was a mainstay of JAVMA during this decade.
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 fat factor
In veterinary practice, the problem of overweight pets has become a steady undercurrent.
Katrina: stories from the storm
A decade has passed since Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans on Aug. 29, 2005, breaking levees and flooding much of the area.