American Veterinary Medical Association

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Name: American Veterinary Medical Association
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Nurse's dog may inspire Ebola protocols

Bentley, the dog owned by Ebola-stricken Texas nurse Nina Pham, is apparently thriving under quarantine — being fed, cared for and played with by Dallas workers in full protective gear.In the process — which includes testing for the disease that began ... [Published Tampa Bay Times - 1 hour ago]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 2 reports

The Real Facts of Ebola and Your Dog

Dr. Doug Aspros gives the facts on your dog and Ebola.ByCari Jorgensen |Posted: October 17, 2014, 1:30 p.m. PSTIn my opinion, news broadcasts tend to overly dramatize their reports. Living in southern California, I cannot tell you how many times news ... [Published DogChannel.com - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola and pets: What are the risks?

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. , Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Can pets get sick from Ebola? Can they pass the virus to us? What should happen to the pets of infected people?These questions came to the forefront this week when concerns were raised about ... [Published WGNT - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Pet owners shouldn't be alarmed by Ebola scare in Cleveland

Ohio state veterinarian Tony ForsheyCLEVELAND, Ohio — Ohio's state veterinarian says pet owners shouldn't be concerned about their dogs or cats in the wake of the Ebola scare that touched Cleveland and Akron this week."There is very little evidence to ... [Published Cleveland.com - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

National Cattlemen's chief veterinarian hails from veterinary college's charter class

Dr. Kathy Simmons (right) spent a year as an American Veterinary Medical Association legislative fellow working in the office of U.S. Senator Olympia Snowe (left).BLACKSBURG, Va., Oct. 17, 2014 – Dr. Kathy Simmons has worked in an animal hospital, on ... [Published Virginia Tech - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 2 reports

Spreading Ebola: Can Mosquitoes - or Your Pet - Infect You with the Virus?

NEW YORK (MainStreet) — American’s are bewildered by Ebola. With reports that those in the medical profession feel ill-equipped to deal with the virus and with a growing anxiety of contagion, people are concerned about travel, an expanding number of potential ... [Published Nebraska City News Press - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola Risk to Cats Downplayed

Vets and public health officials want to remind pet parents that cats, dogs and other pets have not been shown to transmit ebola.ByKen Niedziela |Posted: October 15, 2014, 10 a.m. EDTAs an outbreak of Ebola virus catches the world’s attention, U.S. and ... [Published CatChannel.com - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola and Pets: Decisions Need to be Made

Experts suggest Excalibur, a dog belonging to a patient with Ebola, should not have been euthanized.There's an abundance of concern regarding the Ebola virus anyway, it's scary....and now that people are thinking that dogs may get the disease, the concern ... [Published Chicago Now - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Dental issues plague our pets

BY DR MARTY BECKERUniversal UclickThe majority of dogs and cats show signs of dental disease as young adults. ¦ Dental disease affects an estimated 80 percent of dogs and 70 percent of cats by the time they are 2 years old, according to the American Veterinary ... [Published Florida Weekly - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

British parrot returns four years later, speaking Spanish

Nigel, an African grey parrot, left home four years ago speaking with a distinctive British accent. Now his owner is wondering “¡Qué pasó?” An African Grey Parrot in Boston, Mass. (Ari Denison/The Christian Science Monitor) When Nigel left home four years ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 5 reports

Ebola and the Sting of a Dog's Death

Battling misinformation campaigns in West Africa and elsewhere has proven to be a daunting challenge during the largest Ebola outbreak on record. The latest incident involves Teresa Romero Ramos, a Spanish nursing assistant who contracted Ebola while ... [Published The Atlantic Wire - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 2 reports

‘Ebola Dog’ in Spain To Be Euthanized By Court Order

“No good deed goes unpunished” seems to be the axiom that best describes the case of Teresa Romeo. The selfless Spanish helped care for two countrymen as they were dying of Ebola, only to contract the horrific disease herself. But sadly that is not all. ... [Published Care2 - Oct 07 2014]

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According to Christine Hoang, a veterinarian who is an assistant director of the American Veterinary Medical Association, "We have no known evidence that dogs will be clinically infected with the Ebola virus."
...In " Cosmetic Tail Docking of Dog Tails ," Veterinarian Robert Wansborough cites a seven-year Edinburgh study that found "insufficient evidence of statistical significance to suggest that there is a possible association between tail injuries and an undocked tail."
Physician Amesh Adalja, a spokesman for the Infectious Diseases Society of America, adds, "It's clear that there's a desperate desire for an organized approach to dealing with this outbreak. I don't necessarily think we need a disease-specific czar — we have one for HIV — but more of an emerging infectious diseases/biosecurity coordinator who reports to the president."
...citycity state and Texas A&M team has been following guidelines with appropriate safety protocols being developed and refined by numerous experts. "Our goal has been to provide the highest level of safety and care to both Bentley and our community" said Jones

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Nurse's dog may inspire Ebola protocols [Published Tampa Bay Times - 1 hour ago]
Ear cropping and tail docking: Cruel or correct? [Published Examiner.com - 2 hours ago]
Ebola and Your Pets: Animal Groups Say Don’t Panic [Published Associations Now - 4 hours ago]
3 Reasons A DVM Should Handle The Ebola Situation [Published Beef Online - Oct 19 2014]
Dallas Animal Services to monitor dog's specime... [Published My Fox Dallas - Oct 19 2014]
The Real Facts of Ebola and Your Dog [Published DogChannel.com - Oct 18 2014]
Ebola and Pets [Published Santa Barbara Independent - Oct 17 2014]
Ebola and pets: What are the risks? [Published WGNT - Oct 17 2014]
When the Family Dog Attacks [Published NBC Miami - Oct 17 2014]
New models predict risk of postpartum disease [Published Progressive Dairy - Oct 17 2014]
National Cattlemen's chief veterinarian hails f... [Published Virginia Tech - Oct 17 2014]
Pet owners shouldn't be alarmed by Ebola scare ... [Published Cleveland.com - Oct 16 2014]
Spreading Ebola: Can Mosquitoes - or Your Pet -... [Published Nebraska City News Press - Oct 16 2014]
Spreading Ebola: Can Mosquitoes - or Your Pet -... [Published Colchester Bulletin - Oct 16 2014]
American Humane Association And Top Veterinaria... [Published CBS Detroit - Oct 16 2014]
Officials Downplay Ebola Risk in Pets [Published DogChannel.com - Oct 15 2014]
Ebola Risk to Cats Downplayed [Published CatChannel.com - Oct 15 2014]
Ebola and Pets: Decisions Need to be Made [Published Chicago Now - Oct 15 2014]
Could your dog or cat get Ebola? Vet: ‘There re... [Published Shelton Herald - Oct 15 2014]
Dental issues plague our pets [Published Florida Weekly - Oct 15 2014]
Zumby-dental device fights oral bacteria in dogs [Published Examiner.com - Oct 15 2014]
Pets in U.S. likely not at significant risk for... [Published Oregonian - Oct 15 2014]
Ebola Virus and Pets [Published Chicago Now - Oct 15 2014]
British parrot returns four years later, speaki... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Oct 14 2014]
Standard Process Inc. Hires New Employees and P... [Published CBS Detroit - Oct 14 2014]
Answers to some common questions about pit bull... [Published Oregonian - Oct 14 2014]
The surprise new Ebola threat [Published NEWS.com.au - Oct 13 2014]
Pet armpit temperature unreliable, study says [Published Examiner.com - Oct 13 2014]
Protect Pets from Ticks this Fall [Published Chicago Now - Oct 13 2014]
‘Animal Connections’ exhibit inspires future ve... [Published Penn State Daily Collegian - Oct 13 2014]
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Ebola’s latest victim may be a dog: Spanish off... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Oct 08 2014]
Ebola’s victims may include a dog named Excalibur. Officials in Madrid got a court order to euthanize the pet of a Spanish nursing assistant with Ebola because of the chance the animal might spread the disease. At least one major study suggests that ...
AVMA Guidelines for the Euthanasia of Animals: ... [Published Full Text Reports... - Sep 16 2014]
AVMA Guidelines for the Euthanasia of Animals: 2013 Edition Source: American Veterinary Medical Association Animal issues are no longer socially invisible. During the past half-century, efforts to ensure the respectful and humane treatment of animals ...
We Are Completely Unsurprised That Cats Are Mor... [Published The Consumerist - Sep 10 2014]
( Matt-san ) On the one hand, you’ve got a furry feline companion, soft and purring sometimes, playful and worthy of hours on end of cell phone footage in case Mr. Whiskerpants does something that could go viral. On the other, you’ve got individual ...
Cats vs. Stocks [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Sep 10 2014]
I have no idea why one would compare stocks with cats , except that capitalism and cats are both objectively evil and want to exploit us for profit, however they define it. So if you have to be exploited, it might as well be by something cute and fluffy. ...
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 ...
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DDC Veterinary, A Division of DDC (DNA Diagnost... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 07 2014]
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