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February 16, 2015

Animal anti-vaccination movement gains attention

On Feb. 4, New York Magazine posted a story on the rise in the anti-vaccination movement in light of the measles outbreak. Popular Science, in its Feb. 4 post, picked up on this story. Veterinary associations responded, including AAHA's chief executive officer, Michael Cavanaugh, DVM, DABVP.

September 28, 2018

CDC: Rabies remains a significant global health threat

Today is World Rabies Day, a global health observance started in 2007 to raise awareness about rabies prevention and control efforts worldwide. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that while the number of rabies-related human deaths in the US has declined considerably over the last century—with only 1 to 3 reported per year, and a total of 23 reported cases in the last decade—it’s a much bigger problem in the rest of the world.

October 25, 2017

What are vaccines, Why do my pets need so many?

You hear these questions from clients all the time. And no matter how often you answer, they can’t keep it straight. It’s too much information, there’s too much going on in the exam room—it’s overwhelming. AAHA’s newly updated brochure, “Vaccinating Your Pet,” can help. It answers these and other common questions, such as

July 25, 2013

Dr. Link Welborn receives prestigious AVMA President's Award

The AVMA has presented Link Welborn, DVM, DABVP, with its 2013 AVMA President's Award, which recognizes individuals and groups inside and outside veterinary medicine who have made a positive impact on animal, human, or public health; veterinary organizations; and the profession.

May 04, 2016

Feline hyperthyroidism guidelines released

Feline hyperthyroidism (FHT), also called thyrotoxicosis, affects mostly middle-aged and older cats. It is caused by increased production of thyroid hormones from enlarged thyroid glands in the cat's neck, according to Cornell University. A new set of guidelines and related client materials hopes to better treat this disease. On May 3, the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) published “The Guidelines for the Management of Feline Hyperthyroidism” (Guidelines) in the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery.

January 09, 2018

2018 AAHA Diabetes Management Guidelines now available

Diabetes management can be overwhelming and time-consuming for both pet owners and practitioners. To help with this challenge, AAHA is pleased to release its newly revised Diabetes Management Guidelines. Created with an additional focus on empowering veterinary technicians to be a primary source of education and support for owners of diabetic pets, the 2018 AAHA Diabetes Management Guidelines for Dogs and Cats offer

February 27, 2013

AVMA releases updated, expanded euthanasia guidelines

After more than three years of work and collaboration with many of the sharpest minds in veterinary medicine and academia, the AVMA has finally published its 2013 edition of the AVMA Guidelines for the Euthanasia of Animals.

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