American Veterinary Medical Association

Type: Organization
Name: American Veterinary Medical Association
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

FAIR: Puppy mill crackdown is working

FAIR: Tuesday was a fine day for puppy parties, canine celebrations and doggy dances. For one thing, it was National Dog Day. So why not throw the old pooch a bone?For another, it was reported by the Columbia Missourian that higher fines and prosecutions ... [Published STLtoday.com - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Make veterinarian a part of the team

As a dairy producer, the power to prevent violative milk or meat residues is in their hands.It takes preparation, planning and teamwork to create an effective residue avoidance plan. It starts with a strong partnership with the veterinarian.The veterinarian ... [Published Agri View - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

$9 million gift for UA veterinary medical and surgery program

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - As the fall semester begins, the University of Arizona is getting a huge gift for the state's first public veterinary medical and surgical program to train Doctors of Veterinary Medicine, which is set to launch a year from ... [Published KOLD-TV - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Neutering Project Curbed Feral Cat Population

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay ReporterFRIDAY, Aug. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An intensive effort to sterilize feral cats reduced the number of felines taken to an animal shelter in Florida and euthanized, a new study reveals."We investigated whether ... [Published US News & World Report - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Huge Smithsonian animal exhibit visits Hunterdon 4-H Fair

From the cows that provide the milk for a bowl of cereal to the deer nibbling on a shrub in the park, and from sea lions working with their trainers at the zoo to puppies chasing balls in the yard, the connections humans have with animals are vast.This ... [Published Hunterdon County Democrat - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Dog owners warned after outbreak of parvovirus

After news that a highly contagious viral disease killed 15 dogs in Lowell this month, local and state veterinary officials are urging pet owners to make sure their dogs are vaccinated. The Lowell Police Department said in a press release Monday that ... [Published Milford Daily News - Aug 20 2014]
Entities: Virus, Owner, Vaccine
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

President of the American Veterinary Medical Association

AVMA President Dr. Ted CohnAmerican Veterinary Medical Association What Dr. Cohn says is astounded - about only half of our pets see a veterinarian in the course of a year. As a result of diminishing preventive care, there's increasing illness. It's a ... [Published Chicago Now - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Shelter recovers from fire, overcrowding

When the fire started, the staff of the Shenandoah Valley Animal Services Center knew it was going to be an interesting day. Firefighters from Waynesboro, Dooms and Wilson Memorial responded to the shelter on Tuesday morning, after a broken water hose ... [Published Daily Progress - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 2 reports

Byron Joins Virginia Tech as Large Animal Surgeon

Chris Byron, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS, has joined the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech as an associate professor of large animal surgery in the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences.An equine surgeon with experience ... [Published TheHorse.com - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 2 reports

Is your pet Chipped?

August 15th is "Check The Chip Day!"Microchip that is! If your pet has a microchip you have a better chance of recovering a lost or stolen pet, but…. What if the chip is bad? What if the chip has migrated and can no longer be picked up by a reader in ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 2 reports

Putting A Price On Your Pet’s Life

David Grimm ponders the moral dilemmas created by recent advances in veterinary medicine:When our dogs and cats used to get very sick, we could justify putting them to sleep because it was the only option. Now, in an age of kidney transplants for cats ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 3 reports

Mass. Is the Crazy Cat Lady-est State in the Union

Do you live in Massachusetts and think cats rule and dogs drool? You’re not alone. Massachusetts pet owners vastly prefer cats to dogs, according to The Washington Post .The Post used data from the American Veterinary Medical Association, which said that ... [Published boston.com - Jul 28 2014]

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"Our data shows there is room for improvement in dairies and sets a benchmark to measure progress in the industry," said Gamroth. "We believe adopting animal welfare standards is part of the solution, as are increases to educational efforts to improve the care of cows."
The statement is designed, "To clarify that the procedure is a major surgery that should only be performed after alternatives have been sought to prevent destructive clawing. The revised policy describes onychectomy (declawing) as an amputation and stresses the importance of client education about normal feline scratching behaviors, what the procedure involves, and alternatives to declawing."
"The bottom line is it costs too much and it takes too long to become a veterinarian in the United States" said Noble Jackson , associate professorprofessor of practice in veterinary science and microbiology in the UA School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical...
In the article, he described a friend who had just put down his dog "with respect and honesty." The man told the writer, "She's my dog. Why would I have someone else kill her?"

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Animal Doctor: Caring for ferrets and other ‘ex... [Published Washington Post - 3 hours ago]
Organic and conventional dairies show few diffe... [Published Foodbev - 5 hours ago]
AVMA Adjusts Position on Declaw [Published Chicago Now - 6 hours ago]
New Veterinary Degree Program Made Possible by ... [Published University of Arizona - 18 hours ago]
FAIR: Puppy mill crackdown is working [Published STLtoday.com - Aug 26 2014]
Old Yeller, Lad and the Commonwealth of Kentuck... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 26 2014]
Do more tests to pinpoint cause of cat's ear in... [Published Hartford Courant - Aug 26 2014]
Business Digest for Aug. 26, 2014 [Published MetroWest Daily News - Aug 26 2014]
Expert Warns Of The Hidden Dangers Of Using Ess... [Published Pettinga Financial Advisors - Aug 26 2014]
Make veterinarian a part of the team [Published Agri View - Aug 26 2014]
Eureka pulls plug on gas chamber [Published Topeka Capital-Journal - Aug 25 2014]
Chinchillas Rescued from Electrocution Thanks t... [Published Care2 - Aug 24 2014]
$9 Million Gift to Support the University of Ar... [Published University of Arizona - Aug 23 2014]
FDA warns Kentucky drug compounder after sick, ... [Published Fierce CRO - Aug 23 2014]
Neutering Project Curbed Feral Cat Population [Published US News & World Report - Aug 22 2014]
Huge Smithsonian animal exhibit visits Hunterdo... [Published Hunterdon County Democrat - Aug 22 2014]
Commercial dog breeding in Missouri: Part 1 - W... [Published Columbia Missourian - Aug 22 2014]
$9 million gift for UA veterinary medical and s... [Published KOLD-TV - Aug 22 2014]
Few differences in health, milk content between... [Published Progressive Dairy - Aug 22 2014]
Organic, conventional dairies similar in cow he... [Published Feedstuffs - Aug 21 2014]
VIDEO: Chinchilla Fur Farm Closes: More Than 40... [Published PETA - Aug 20 2014]
Dog owners warned after outbreak of parvovirus [Published Milford Daily News - Aug 20 2014]
President of the American Veterinary Medical As... [Published Chicago Now - Aug 20 2014]
Shelter recovers from fire, overcrowding [Published Daily Progress - Aug 20 2014]
NCC launches new Veterinary Technology program [Published Norwalk Citizen News - Aug 19 2014]
Dog Behavior Questions Answered: Authors Decodi... [Published Chicago Now - Aug 19 2014]
In Black America Podcast: A Texas Trailblazer: ... [Published KUTRadio - Aug 19 2014]
Going to the Dogs [Published Urban Land Institute - Aug 18 2014]
Pet of the Week - Keep senior pets healthy [Published WVLT - Aug 18 2014]
Byron Joins Virginia Tech as Large Animal Surgeon [Published TheHorse.com - Aug 18 2014]
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Feline Lucky? Cat Survives 12-Story Fall [Published TIME.com - Aug 17 2014]
A cat named Gizmo recently fell 12 stories from the penthouse terrace of a Manhattan apartment building, landing on a third floor landing and getting wedged between a skylight and a wall. Gizmo’s owner, Samuel Jacobs, didn’t see what happened, but speculated ...
Putting A Price On Your Pet’s Life [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jul 31 2014]
David Grimm ponders the moral dilemmas created by recent advances in veterinary medicine: When our dogs and cats used to get very sick, we could justify putting them to sleep because it was the only option. Now, in an age of kidney transplants for ...
What our cats and dogs say about our politics [Published The Fix - Jul 28 2014]
Our politics align with all manner of other things in life, from our religion to the brands we choose to where we live. Another area where Republicans and Democrats apparently come down on different sides: Family pets. According to new data from the American ...
12 Facts About Mayonnaise That May Surprise You [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Jul 26 2014]
Gotta know what goes into that delicious bath tub for your French fries. The process to make most mayonnaise begins with the chicken (not the egg) in labs where teams of highly trained geneticists design hens best suited for laying eggs. Most American ...
Don't forget about pets when preparing for a hu... [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Products & Retail - Jul 03 2014]
SCHAUMBURG, Ill., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tropical Storm Arthur was upgraded to a hurricane this morning, becoming the first hurricane of the season. As the storm bears down on the East Coast, the American Veterinary Medical Association ...
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DDC Veterinary, A Division of DDC (DNA Diagnost... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 07 2014]
Make a healthy New Year's resolution … for your... [Published PR Newswire - Dec 23 2013]
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