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
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…
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…
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…
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.
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.
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
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,…
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
Proposals push for more veterinarians for slaughter inspection, disease response
The National Association of Federal Veterinarians has proposed resolutions to the AVMA House of Delegates
Threatening drug resistance gene found on swine farm
Environmental samples from a U.S. swine farm contained several species of Enterobacteriaceae with carbapenem resistance genes that could be
Report explores antimicrobial usage at Banfield hospitals
Many urinary tract infections and respiratory tract infections in dogs are treated with an antimicrobial not concordant with guidelines
Supporting real assistance animals
Is that cockatoo riding a man's shoulder in the produce section really an emotional support animal?
ABVT marks 50-year milestone
Since 1967, the American Board of Veterinary Toxicology has seen to it that a cadre of highly trained veterinarians is ready
Dog monitor taken off the market
A wearable electronic device intended for use on dogs is no longer available, as enrollment in its veterinary monitoring program was slower
NAVC features research in companion animal medicine
Among the topics of companion animal research released during the North American Veterinary Community Conference, Feb. 4-8 in Orlando,
AVMA passes policy on responsible pet breeding
The AVMA House of Delegates has passed a policy that supports minimizing inherited disorders in the breeding of dogs, cats, and other companion
Doing what is best for pigs
Dr. Alejandro “Alex” Ramirez said swine veterinarians remind one another that doing what is best for pigs is their top priority.
Finding lead in pets
Dogs in Flint, Michigan, had high blood lead concentrations following the discovery of lead contamination in the city’s water supply.