Will nonrecovery surgery courses survive?
Will nonrecovery surgery courses survive? SUSAN C. KAHLER Many veterinary educators persist in their belief…
Helping children cope with surgery
When three-year-old Sammy Hoover left a hospital in Georgia after a surgery, he had a companion with him—a stuffed animal puppy.
Dental surgery position statement approved
The AVMA has adopted a new position statement regarding dental surgery
Surgery or procedures performed on show animals
The AVMA recommends that procedures to correct injury or deformity for an animal’s welfare not be grounds to disqualify the animal from conformation…
Charity closes amid complaints of surgeries performed by nonveterinarians
An Atlanta-based charity that performed orthopedic surgeries on stray animals has shuttered following complaints from Georgia veterinarians that…
Veterinarian named in settlement over human knee surgeries
The University of Missouri reportedly agreed to pay $16.2 million to settle several lawsuits earlier this year over a knee surgery procedure developed…
MSU veterinary college ends nonsurvival surgeries
Starting this fall, Michigan State University veterinary students beginning their surgical education will no longer train on dogs euthanized at the…
Drug approved for pain relief after dog knee surgery
The Food and Drug Administration approved in August a drug for local pain relief in dogs following knee surgery.
Studies analyze factors, outcomes associated with cranial cruciate ligament rupture, surgery
A new study identified dogs at most risk of cranial cruciate ligament rupture and highlighted the clinical rationales used to decide between surgical…
Scope of medical laser safety standard broadened
Lasers are being used more frequently than ever in veterinary medicine for declawing, spay-and-neuter surgery, tumor removal, oral and ear surgery,…
Indian business invests in Minnesota
The University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine has received $3 million to expand research and teaching in veterinary orthopedic surgery.
Powdered glove ban takes effect
Federal health officials have banned powdered gloves intended for use in surgery or examinations as well as absorbable powders
Veterinary dentistry, oral medicine, and oral surgery are part of the practice of veterinary medicine and are regarded as such under state veterinary…
The Animal Medical Center in New York City announced Feb. 28 the appointment of Dr. Roger Avery Bennett Jr. to the position of chief of surgery.
Barbaro's veterinarian recalls time with famed racehorse
By his own admission, Dr. Dean Richardson is better at large animal surgery than public speaking.
The AVMA strongly discourages the devocalization of dogs because of the surgery's negative impacts on animal welfare. Canine devocalization does not…
Powdered medical gloves could be banned
Powdered gloves intended for use in surgery or examinations could be banned to guard against inflammation, allergic reactions, and infections.
American College of Veterinary Surgeons – October 11-14, 2023
The American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) held its annual surgery summit October 11-14 in Louisville, Kentucky. The ACVS presented awards and…
Josh Project involvement approved
JOSH project involves a stuffed toy Golden Retriever and a book, I'll Be O.K, whose main character is a dog that goes through surgery.
American College of Veterinary Surgeons – Oct. 12-15, 2022
The American College of Veterinary Surgeons held its annual surgery summit from Oct. 12-15 in Portland, Oregon. The ACVS presented awards and seated…
Veterinarian-jockey breaks the mold on and off the racetrack
Dr. Ferrin Peterson has always wanted to ride the winning horse at the Kentucky Derby, and she has never been closer than now to achieving her dream.…
Veterinarians practicing aquatic animal medicine
Aquatic animal veterinarians in the U.S. care for animals and protect public health, diagnosing disease, performing surgery, evaluating and…
Robert L. Leighton, distinguished surgeon, dies at 102
Dr. Robert L. Leighton, a charter diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons who for nearly two decades taught surgery at the University…
Orthopedic organization honors equine veterinarian
Dr. C. Wayne McIlwraith, professor of surgery and founding director of the Colorado State University Orthopaedic Research Center, received the…
Dr. Steven Budsberg named recipient of 2021 AVMA Career Achievement in Canine Research Award
Dr. Steven Budsberg, professor of orthopedic surgery at University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, is the winner of the 2021 AVMA Career…