These consensus statements provide veterinarians with a resource for improving patient care by emphasizing the value and scope of regular pet examinations.
The American Animal Hospital Association's position regarding the frequency of veterinary visits.
At the heart of preventive care is a focus on doing all we can to ensure quality of life and longevity for our patients. These publications from AAHA, developed with the support of educational grants from IDEXX, will show you how to make preventive care a vital part of the services you offer.
Preventive Healthcare Task Force members list.
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) have collaborated on the publication of new health guidelines for dogs and cats.
Pet insurance has been around for decades, but is still widely misunderstood. So much so that even with a more than 20% growth rate over the past five years, only 2% of Americans have this benefit for their family pet. This article explores a few cases and seeks to offer some clarity on the subject as well.
Former board member Caroline Lubeck, DVM, discusses preventive care and self-care; compliance made easy with the new 2019 AAHA Canine Life Stage Guidelines; 2019 AAHA-Accredited Practice of the Year finalists; and a recap of Connexity. Plus, Dear AAHA addresses whether CT machines should be repurposed for dental radiographs.
A changing climate is allowing more disease-bearing vectors to move into areas typically less hospitable. But new weather patterns are not the only factor providing easier passage for these parasites. People traveling with their pets, rescued pets moving from one region to another, reforestation, and predator population have roles as well.
With more people seeking complementary treatment options for their pets, you may be considering integrative medicine for your practice. If so, you likely have questions. Can I incorporate integrative medicine into my practice? Will my clients approve? What type of training is involved? Do complementary treatments actually work?
The definition of preventive care has greatly expanded in recent years. With vast improvements in veterinary medical science, many conditions and diseases can be detected early, treated, and sometimes prevented. We’ve assembled an esteemed group of consultants, practitioners, and specialists to participate in this virtual roundtable discussion on preventive care.