2015 AAHA/AAFP Pain Management Guidelines for Dogs and Cats |Model pain management
Why is a single, initial dose of killed (inactivated) rabies vaccine able to immunize a dog, whereas 2 doses (2 to 4 wk apart) are required for all other killed vaccines?
2015 AAHA/AAFP Pain Management Guidelines for Dogs and Cats | Pain management algorithm
These guidelines were created by an American Animal Hospital Association task force charged with developing detailed and specific referral guidelines for companion animal practices addressing all matters of communication between those veterinarians referring and those receiving patients.
2015 AAHA/AAFP Pain Management Guidelines for Dogs and Cats |Frequently overlooked causes of pain
Is it appropriate to reduce the volume of an individual dose of parenteral vaccine when vaccinating small breed dogs?
Veterinary practice guidelines, like the AAHA/IAAHPC End-of-Life Care Guidelines , help ensure that pets get the best possible care.
The demand for and availability of antibody testing (both qualitative and quantitative) for canine vaccine preventable diseases has increased substantially over the past decade.
Practitioners can develop individualized vaccination protocols consisting of core vaccines (rabies virus, feline herpesvirus type 1 [FHV-1], feline calicivirus [FCV], and feline panleukopenia virus [FPV]) and non-core vaccines based on exposure and susceptibility risk as defined by the patient’s life stage, lifestyle, and place of origin as well as by environmental and epidemiologic factors.