Apr
19
2017
The insurance company Nationwide released a March 2017 study looking at the prevalence of disease in brachycephalic breeds based on insurance claims. The study looked at the insurance claims of more than 1.27 million dogs over a nine-year span. ...more
Apr
19
2017
Homeless cats in Nashville have a little something extra to purr about. The American Animal Hospital Association raised $3,514 for Nashville-based Nashville Cat Rescue (NCR) during AAHA’s 2017 annual veterinary conference. ...more
Apr
18
2017
While the hotbeds of heartworm disease haven’t changed dramatically in the past three years, the incidence numbers reported by participants in the 2016 American Heartworm Society (AHS) Incidence Survey indicate that the average number of positive cases per veterinary clinic has been inching upwards. ...more
Apr
6
2017
Catch up on the latest pet and veterinary news from the last week. In this update: a new study aims to identify cats' facial expressions, an uptick in pet ownership, illegal VFDs, and a merger between dog sitting companies. ...more
Apr
4
2017
The results of Partners for Healthy Pets’ (PHP) new inactive client reminder program is music to the veterinary profession’s ears —it has convincingly demonstrated the program’s ability to re-engage inactive clients with their veterinary practices. ...more
Apr
3
2017
The American Animal Hospital Association is welcoming a strong team of passionate leaders to lead the organization in 2017. Four new officers joined the AAHA Board of Directors at its annual meeting during the 2017 AAHA Yearly Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. ...more
Apr
3
2017
In a move to provide even greater support for member practices, the American Animal Hospital Association is launching a new purchasing program designed to meet the needs of AAHA-accredited hospitals. The program, called AAHA Advantage, officially launched in Nashville during AAHA Nashville 2017. ...more
Mar
31
2017
Pet owner perceptions of veterinary hospitals are declining, while awareness of veterinary hospital accreditation has increased, according to fresh survey results released by the American Animal Hospital Association. ...more
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