Veterinary health care team
Every veterinary hospital staff consists of a team of caring individuals.
One Health Commission, EPA launch pet health survey
The One Health Commission and the Environmental Protection Agency are working together on the National Pet Health Survey
AVMA resources for National Pet Dental Health Month
The AVMA has developed a plethora of resources for National Pet Dental Health Month in February that also are available year-round to
What do pets in New Mexico have to do with One Health?
President's Column: Dr. Mike Topper We know that not every household has adequate access to veterinary care on a consistent basis. We also know that a…
Report: Similar rises in human, pet health care expenses
Household pet health care expenses have risen in patterns similar to those seen in human health care
AVMA, pediatrics academy collaborate toward one health
The AVMA and American Academy of Pediatrics adopted a joint statement, “The Value of Professional Collaboration in Protecting the
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the benefits of animal vaccination programs in advancing animal and human health
Historically, immunization practices and vaccination protocols have contributed to significantly reduce the incidence of many life-threatening…
WHO antimicrobial guidelines fall short of protecting human and animal health
The World Health Organization (WHO) released guidelines for antibiotic use this week that place unwarranted restrictions on the use of antibiotics…
Idaho finds plague in domestic cats
The Idaho Division of Public Health identified Yersinia pestis, the bacterium that causes plague, in six domestic cats in mid-2016.
AAHA staff adviser wins pet industry award
Dr. Heather Loenser, the American Animal Hospital Association’s staff veterinary adviser for professional and public affairs, received
WHO seeks end to antibiotic use without disease
Global health authorities are discouraging use of antimicrobials in food-producing animals in the absence of disease.
At a year, AVMA database amassing clinical studies
At a year, the AVMA Animal Health Studies Database has seen success in amassing clinical studies in veterinary medicine.
WHO recommends not restricting ketamine
The World Health Organization Expert Committee on Drug Dependence has recommended that ketamine not be placed under international
Conference charts one-health approach to addressing obesity in pets, people
A recent conference charted a one-health approach to addressing obesity in pets and people
AVMA launches database of clinical studies
The AVMA launched the AVMA Animal Health Studies Database in June as a resource for researchers seeking animals to participate in
Veterinary education expanding in Texas
Texas A&M and Texas Tech universities are looking to meet current and future animal health needs for their state by educating more
Veterinarians and physicians team up to StopLyme in children and pets
[caption id="attachment_15338" align="alignright" width="250"] Rolo has Lyme disease, but thanks to early diagnosis and regular veterinary care, she…
USDA releases equine industry study results
The Department of Agriculture’s National Animal Health Monitoring System published the first report from its Equine 2015 study,
Veterinary toolkits help you celebrate Dog Bite Prevention Week® and National Pet Week®
More than 4.7 million people are bitten by dogs each year, and more than half of them are children. Dog Bite Prevention Week® starts this Sunday,…
Inherited Disorders In Responsible Breeding Of Companion Animals
The AVMA supports research in inherited disorders to better educate the veterinary profession and breeders on minimizing disorders in companion animal…
USDA recruiting for slaughter inspection
The Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service posted flyers everywhere at AVMA Convention 2017, this past July in Indianapolis,…
11th edition of Merck manual to be published in July
Merck & Co. will publish the 11th edition of The Merck Veterinary Manual in July.
AVMA recognizes excellence in veterinary medicine
During AVMA Convention 2017 this July in Indianapolis, the AVMA bestowed awards to recognize excellence in veterinary medicine.
Nominations open for AVMA Excellence Awards
The nomination period for the following AVMA Excellence Awards is now open.
WSAVA takes on brachycephaly, dentistry, dog and cat meat trade
The World Small Animal Veterinary Association has focused attention on the issues facing brachycephalic dogs, released global guidelines