Farm bill delivers victory for veterinary medicine
The nation’s new farm bill creates critical programs to improve animal health and enhance the nation’s ability to prevent and respond to animal…
Study breaks species barrier on widespread parasite
In a scientific article published this summer, a research team from the University of Wisconsin and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural…
Researchers hope for blood-based canine cancer test in 2020
Company backing the technology struggles amid push for test validation
The ASF virus is hardy and deadly. Outbreaks can kill entire herds of domestic swine.
Backyard chickens 101
A quick guide for small animal veterinarians to provide veterinary care for backyard chickens and urban poultry flocks.
AABP judicious therapeutic use of antimicrobials in cattle
The AVMA has endorsed these guidelines developed by the American Association of Bovine Practitioners.
Nominations open for 2020 AVMA awards
The nomination period is open for the following AVMA Excellence Awards for 2020.
FDA opens access to adverse event data
The Food and Drug Administration is offering data about adverse events in animals that can be useful for researchers and software developers.
AVMA presents Excellence Awards for 2019
During AVMA Convention 2019 this August in Washington, D.C., a number of individuals received AVMA Excellence Awards for contributions in areas such…
The hidden ecosystem of the gut microbiome
Millions of bacteria live in the gastrointestinal tract of animals, including cats, dogs, and humans.
Lead in cows is a risk for people
Cattle raised for milk and meat can consume lead through their environments or feed.
How to thrive in practice
The AVMA held a roundtable of thought leaders in March to discuss "Thriving in Clinical Practice."
Groups provide new guidance on antimicrobials
The AVMA, Canadian VMA, and Federation of Veterinarians of Europe are calling for continuous monitoring of antimicrobial use and resistance at a…
Gains for animal health in farm bill
Recently passed federal legislation will improve national animal disease detection and response capabilities.