The American Animal Hospital Association's position regarding declawing.
Excellent dental care for canine and feline patients requires an efficient, organized, and safe work environment.
Pet owners frequently search "are peanuts safe for dogs?" Bottom line, certain types of nuts can cause poisonings, an upset stomach or an obstruction in a dog's gastrointestinal tract which can lead to life-saving
Given the constant new research, trends, and practices in veterinary medicine related to oncology, it’s difficult for general practitioners to keep up. Now, there’s a resource to help. Today, AAHA released its 2016 Oncology Guidelines for Dogs and Cats (“Guidelines”), a “go to” resource general practitioners can use with oncology patients. “Our goal was to provide a ‘snapshot,’ based on general consensus, about how the general practitioner can and should approach and handle cancer,” said Guidelines Task Force chair John Berg, DVM, DACVS, and Professor of Surgery in the Department of Clinical Sciences at Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine.
AAHA and the AAFP recommend the use of fluid therapy during even minor procedures, but not all hospitals act on the recommendation - usually due to added costs. In an attempt to more accurately gauge the importance of giving IV fluids for a wide range of surgical procedures, researchers from Penn Vet collaborated with experts from Abbott Laboratories and Colorado State University to monitor the blood flow of dogs undergoing spay surgeries.
According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), "It's clear that virtual care is emerging as an inevitable part of the modern veterinary practice." Telehealth and virtual care are not designed to replace your practice or expertise. It is meant to serve as a tool to enhance it! But where do you get started?
University of Florida researchers are suggesting that cats may benefit from receiving vaccine injections in their tails after their study revealed that the practice can help veterinarians more easily deal with injection-site sarcomas.
New Zealand will host the World Small Animal Veterinary Association Congress (WSAVA) in March 2013.
New Treatment May Restore Mobility in Dogs with Spinal Injuries
Noncemented Hips Implanted More Frequently in the Future?