More people are using medical marijuana to treat pets for a variety of conditions, ranging from separation anxiety and noise phobia to cancer, according to the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association News. After usingShow More Summary
National Pet Week is May 5-11 this year. I bring it up early because the Auxiliary to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) is already seeking entries for next year’s poster and writing contests. The deadline is May 10, 2013 and the contests are open to students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Show More Summary
I started veterinary school in 1996. Three years earlier, the American Veterinary Medical Association had resolved to support the concept of early spays and neuters in dogs and cats. (Back then the AVMA carried a great deal of sway --...Show More Summary
Most veterinarians believe cats should be neutered or spayed. And most vets (and, since 1993, the American Veterinary Medical Association) also support the concept of early spaying and neutering, at eight to 16 weeks of age. However, there is a significant element of paternalism in the drive for early spays and neuters in cats. Show More Summary
Last month I wrote about the American Veterinary Medical Association’s (AVMA) plan to consider a resolution, submitted by the Connecticut Veterinary Medical Association, to discourage veterinarians from treating their patients with homeopathic remedies. Show More Summary
The American Veterinary Medical Association is to resume its studies on the H5N1 avian influenza following a year-long moratorium.
Republicans and Democrats tend to disagree about everything, on issues ranging from tax policy to gun control. So it's no surprise that a study by the American Veterinary Medical Association revealed that, by and large, red states and blue states can be divided by their preference of house pet. Show More Summary
The rankings from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) are in and this year's state with the most cats per capita is...drumroll, please...Vermont! Vermont's previous accomplishments include the production of not-as-good-as-Wisconsin cheese and Brigham Young. Congratulations, Vermont, land of freedom and unity where 49% of households have a pet cat. More »
Early in January the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) will be considering a resolution, submitted by the Connecticut VMA, to discourage veterinarians from treating their patients with homeopathic "remedies." The proposed...Show More Summary
News Via AAEP press release Today the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) issued a joint statement of support for the "Amendments to the Horse Protection Act", as outlined in H.R. Show More Summary
The American Veterinary Medical Association recently announced a policy recommending against people feeding their dogs and cats raw or unprocessed meat, eggs, and milk. A whopping 90 percent of AVMA delegates voted for this, with most...Show More Summary
The following text is published as provided by the American Veterinary Medical Association in a press release: Sole bruising (pink/red discoloration) from possible pressure shoeing. Courtesy of USDA SCHAUMBURG, Ill. --The American Veterinary...Show More Summary
According to a new study by the American Veterinary Medical Association, pet ownership In America declined during the years 2006 to 2011. Read More The post New Study Shows Decline in Pet Ownership appeared first on Ecorazzi.
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and its partners are in the middle of an initiative that goes by the name "One Health." Have you heard of it? The basic premise is that human, animal, and environmental health and well-being...Show More Summary
As the policy debate over antibiotic resistance rolls on, the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Animal Health Institute, an animal drug industry group, are planning to hold a panel on the responsible use of antibioticsShow More Summary
May 20-26th marks National Dog Bite Prevention Week, to help educate the public about the nearly 5 million dog bites that happen every year. The event is hosted by the American Veterinary Medical Association in conjunction with other groups that commonly deal with the consequences: postal service workers, pediatricians, plastic surgeons, and insurance carriers. A [...]
NPPC president statement: NPPC supports the position taken by the American Veterinary Medical Association and the American Association of Swine Veterinarians, which recognise gestation stalls and group housing systems as appropriate for providing for the well-being of sows during pregnancy.
By Ann Hohenhaus, DVM May 6-12, 2012 is National Pet Week and the theme chosen by the Auxiliary to the American Veterinary Medical Association is “Healthy Pets Make Happy Homes.” Each year the Auxiliary sponsors a poster contest around the year’s theme. This year’s winner, Stephanie Jensen, depicts a whimsical home filled with children and [...]
The following information was received from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) today. The article is posted as received from the AVMA. Soring, illegal for more than 40 years, is the abusive act of intentionally inflicting...Show More Summary
As mentioned in my last blog post, the American Animal Hospital Association and the American Veterinary Medical Association recently teamed up to create Guidelines for Canine and Feline Preventive Healthcare. These guidelines have been...Show More Summary