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
Animal welfare, health policies updated
Animals used in pre-college education should not be subjected to uses that cause any pain, an updated AVMA policy states.
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.
The heated topic of raw milk
Unpasteurized milk has found a niche, with devoted followers hyping its taste and purported health benefits.
PrimeBee, a vaccination method for honeybees and other pollinators, could protect the insects from bacterial diseases that can cause disastrous hive…
As CWD spreads in cervids, states also monitor humans
As a fatal, infectious neurologic disease has spread in deer and elk, researchers want to make sure it can't affect humans.
Database lists clinical studies on cannabis, cancer, more
Cannabis is just one focus of current clinical trials involving animals, with others focusing on treatments such as stem cells and monoclonal…
Foot and mouth disease
Foot-and-mouth disease, widely known as FMD, is a severe, highly contagious viral disease and a worldwide concern.
Environment chair sees strong veterinary connection
Dr. Karyn Bischoff chairs the AVMA Committee on Environmental Issues. She is a veterinary toxicologist and a senior
Chronic wasting disease continues to spread
An always-fatal neurologic disease is contributing to declines in Western deer and elk herds and raising the possibility of local extinctions.