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New recommendations for feline spay/neuter surgery
The AVMA Board of Directors has endorsed a document recommending that cats not intended for breeding be gonadectomized prior to five months of age.…
Surgery or procedures performed on show animals
The AVMA recommends that surgery for the correction of an injury not be grounds for disqualification of an animal from shows and obedience trials,.
MSU veterinary college ends nonsurvival surgeries
Starting this fall, Michigan State University veterinary students beginning their surgical education will no longer train on dogs
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,…
Continuing education: Gonadectomy in dogs and cats
Online veterinary CE credit: The science of gonadectomy affects theriogenology, shelter and internal medicine, behavior, surgery, oncology, private…
The spay/neuter conversation, at Convention and beyond
Pet owners have ready access to diverse opinions online about spaying and neutering, and look to their veterinarian to provide a recommendation that’s…
HOD to deliberate on declawing
AVMA House of Delegates also to consider microchips, cribbing, use of technology
Owners of brachycephalic dogs are a complicated lot
Most owners of Pugs, French Bulldogs, and Bulldogs believe their dog to be in very good health or the best health possible despite
Microchipping of animals
This page provides background information on microchipping of animals.
Indian business invests in Minnesota
The University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine has received $3 million to expand research and teaching in
3 AVMA award recipients announced
Three people who have made important contributions to animal welfare, human-animal interaction, and veterinary medicine will be honored together at…
Study finds fingernail length, not nail polish, increases bacterial counts
Nail polish does not increase bacterial counts, but nail length does, according to a study of surgical personnel at a veterinary teaching hospital.
New York becomes first state to outlaw cat declawing
Over the objections of many in the veterinary community, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation on July 22 making the Empire State the first…
'We do one thing, and one thing only'
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals' Spay/Neuter Alliance is working to reduce the number of unwanted animals by
AVMA Board approves WVA Congress bid
The AVMA Board of Directors voted to approve submitting a letter of intent to host the 2022 World Veterinary Association Congress.
Finding perspective on outdoor cats
“You probably came to this talk and expected me to just say, ‘Kill all the cats,’ right?” asked Dr. Renée Schott, medical director at the Wildlife…
One man's wheelchairs have kept thousands of disabled pets moving
During the 1960s, Dr. Lincoln Parkes started building wheelchairs for disabled animals who otherwise would have been euthanized. Now 91, the founder…
AVMA presents Excellence Awards for 2019
During AVMA Convention 2019 this August in Washington, D.C., a number of individuals received AVMA Excellence Awards for contributions in areas such…
Surgical Procedures by Nonveterinary Students
AVMA does not advocate for the instruction of NONVETERINARY students in surgical procedures.
3-D printing makes its way to veterinary medicine
3-D printers are gaining popularity in veterinary academia and are currently being used for prototyping
AVMA debates over debarking
AVMA leaders are debating what to say about dog devocalization.
Oklahoma State participates in trap-neuter-release program
Veterinary students and faculty at Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences began partnering this year
Novel pain assessment developed for horses
European researchers provide a new approach to assessing pain in horses on the basis of a standardized scale of facial expressions
AVMA goes global
Veterinarians from around the world, including AVMA members and leaders, and veterinary students gathered to participate in continuing education…
Declawing of domestic cats
Declawing of domestic cats should be considered only after attempts have been made to prevent the cat from using its claws destructively or when its…