AVMA supports bills on horse trailers, research
The AVMA will push Congress to pass legislation that would forbid transporting horses across state lines in double-deck trailers.
Disposal of Pharmaceuticals
Pharmaceutical Disposal has come under increased scrutiny due to detection of human pharmaceuticals in U.S. Waterways.
Eliminating dog-transmitted rabies
Global health organizations hope to eliminate rabies transmission from dogs to humans in the Americas within the next two years.
AVMF puts mission into action
The American Veterinary Medical Foundation sponsored animal-related events in several communities this past fall as
Media reports question safety of Trifexis®
Information for members regarding media reports that question the safety of Trifexis, a heartworm preventive and parasite/flea therapeutic.
APHIS Seeks Comments Regarding Petition to Amend Animal Welfare Act Regulations to Prohibit Public Contact with Big Cats, Bears, and Nonhuman Primates (August 5, 2013)
AVMA comments to APHIS regarding the Petition to Amend Animal Welfare Act Regulations to Prohibit Public Contact with Big Cats, Bears, and Nonhuman…
Study shines spotlight on neutering
Publication earlier this year of a study that found higher incidences of certain cancers and musculoskeletal disorders
Ads to promote visits to veterinarians
Advertisements for a campaign to increase cat and dog preventive health care will appear in magazines starting in October.
Birds of a feather
The field of avian medicine has grown by leaps and bounds in recent years. Pet bird ownership has dropped by almost half over the past two decades
LEGENDS: Innovator in nutrition
Dr. Mark L. Morris Sr. developed therapeutic diets for pets By Katie Burns Posted August 21, 2013 Small animal medicine and the pet food…
Herding Cat Owners
Too few pets, particularly cats, are visiting veterinary clinics, according to groups trying to increase their preventive care.
Meet your new neighbors
More and more, veterinarians are being called to treat chickens kept in urban and suburban neighborhoods where no food animal
Calories to appear on pet food labels
Calorie counts will soon start appearing on the labels of almost all dog and cat foods and treats, helping pet owners
The fat factor
In veterinary practice, the problem of overweight pets has become a steady undercurrent.
Nobody knows how many privately owned wild animals are living in captivity in Ohio.
Task Force for Antimicrobial Stewardship in Companion Animal Practice
Charge To develop practice guidelines for implementing antimicrobial stewardship in companion animal practice.
AVMA endorses program of free dental exams for service dogs
The AVMA has endorsed a program by the American Veterinary Dental College that provides free dental examinations for service
Most Americans see marijuana as a legitimate medical treatment for some human disease conditions.
Why Breed-specific Legislation Is not the Answer
Breed-specific legislation (BSL) targets specific breeds of dogs that are wrongly thought to all be dangerous – most frequently pit bull types –
Stakeholders respond to AVMA workforce study
American Animal Hospital Association Executive Director Michael Cavanaugh says the U.S. Veterinary Workforce Study confirms what many
The U.S. Navy Marine Mammal Program started more than 50 years ago as a means to improve torpedo and ship designs.
Top-notch care for elite fleets
The U.S. Navy Marine Mammal Program at Point Loma in San Diego is home to a cadre of dolphins and sea lions responsible for hunting
Rodenticide use, risks may change
Federal regulators are trying to reduce consumer access to second-generation anticoagulant rodenticides and require that home-use rodenticides come…