COVID-19 surveillance study underway at wildlife rehabilitation center
A pilot study at the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Minnesota aims to pave the way for future surveillance systems for zoonotic disease in settings…
Minnesota fighting a long battle against CWD
Four lecturers will talk Saturday about chronic wasting disease, the biology of the disease, its history in Minnesota, how it is detected, and how…
Enjoy cuddly moments, but guard against disease risks
Lecturers will talk this morning about the disease risks of animals in public settings. Those sessions are part of the broader Dr. James H. Steele One…
Finally, some respect for pet cats
Cats are having a moment, if you will. Data show veterinary visits by cat-owning millennials are on the rise and, in turn, so are feline-specific…
First veterinary clinic to open on Sioux reservation
The first brick-and-mortar veterinary clinic on the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Reservation in South Dakota will open its doors this September thanks to two…
US suspends dog importation from 100-plus countries
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suspended, for at last one year, importation of dogs from 113 countries in an effort to prevent…
Dr. Jonna Mazet named recipient of 2021 AVMA Global Veterinary Service Award
Dr. Jonna Mazet, professor of epidemiology and disease ecology at the University of California, Davis’ School of Veterinary Medicine, is the winner of…
Nobody knows how many privately owned wild animals are living in captivity in Ohio.
Wildlife decision tree
What does your practice do when someone brings in a sick or injured wild animal? What about calls pertaining to wildlife? Does everyone in your…
Wildlife VET Act
This bill aims to expand the workforce of veterinarians specialized in the care and conservation of wild animals
Oversight of Wildlife Issues
Call Authorities Issues and regulations pertaining to wildlife and their hybrids are complex and may vary from state to state. For practices that may…
Emergency Euthanasia of Wildlife
Wild Animal Species, Exotic Pets, Hybrids When an animal is suffering from imminently fatal injuries, emergency euthanasia may be the most humane…
The CDC for wildlife
Established in 1975, the U.S. Geological Survey’s National Wildlife Health Center is at the forefront of wildlife health research for
Documentation for Wildlife Cases
Proper recordkeeping is vital. Don't become complacent or lessen your recordkeeping standards just because an animal is a wild species,
Wildlife VETs Act introduced
February 2012 By Dr. Whitney Miller, assistant director of the AVMA GRD Education and training of veterinarians in wildlife and zoological medicine…
Wildlife a concern in BVDV control
Lessons from tuberculosis eradication attempts could improve bovine viral diarrhea virus control programs.
One Health, wildlife see wins in federal funding
The spending package approved to fund the federal government through the remainder of fiscal year (FY) 2021 provides major wins for veterinarians.
International movement of exotic wildlife
The Executive Board has approved the expansion of a policy statement to include the international movement of wildlife.
Texas wildlife veterinarian dies in helicopter crash
Dr. Robert O. Dittmar II, the first state wildlife veterinarian for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, was among three TPWD members killed in a…
Report details Wildlife Services’ handling of nuisance animals
The federal Wildlife Services program lethally removed 62,000 coyotes as nuisance animals last year. Coyotes reportedly kill more than 300,000…
Transporting Wildlife Species or Their Hybrids
When considering interstate or international travel for captive wildlife species or hybrids of such, plan ahead
Wealth of wildlife data free online
Wildpro, an electronic encyclopedia and library for wildlife professionals, is now available free online.
Updated wildlife disease manual available
The latest edition of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians' reference notebook on infectious diseases of captive
CWD found in New York wildlife
Chronic wasting disease, a transmissible encephalopathy, has been identified in two wild deer in Oneida County, New York.
Laws take aim at wildlife pets
On June 2, Minnesota became the latest state to prohibit residents from possessing dangerous wild animals as pets.