American Veterinary Medical Association

Type: Organization
Name: American Veterinary Medical Association
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Don’t take needless chances with dog-baby photos

Dear Readers,In September 2000, the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association published an article detailing a study of the breeds of dogs involved in human fatal attacks.The authors obtained their data by contacting the Humane Society of ... [Published Northwest Florida Daily News - 14 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Large Animal Veterinarian Shortage

According to American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).Approximately 6 percent of veterinarians specialize in equine veterinary medicine. Less than 2 percent of veterinarians practice exclusively on food animals,Just over 6 percent of veterinarians ... [Published Bridle & Bit - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

New law is historic triumph for veterinarians

In a victory for the veterinary profession and the healthcare of the nation’s animals, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) thanks President Barack Obama for signing into law a bill that makes it legal for veterinarians to provide complete ... [Published Agri View - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis Update

Martin Furr, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVIM, on behalf of the Equine Research Coordination GroupMartin Furr, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, is the professor and Adelaide C. Riggs chair in Equine Medicine at Virginia Tech’s Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center in Leesburg, ... [Published TheHorse.com - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Pets Q&A: Teach biting kitten to hunt toys

ItIt’s important to do this when you suspect your kitten may be in play mode, such as when you return home from work. As you walk down the hall, be prepared with a stash of cat toys in your pockets (such as little balls or mouse toys). If your kitty looks ... [Published Buffalo News - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Could your dog's heartworm medication be dangerous?

. -Some dog owners are raising concerns on the internet about a popular medication that kills fleas and heartworms, claiming it may also kill the dog.Trifexis is a combo pill that tackles two big problems for dog owners. Heartworms and fleas.However, ... [Published WCYB-TV - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

2014 Centennial High School graduate one of four chosen for award

A 2014 graduate of Frisco ISD’s Centennial High School is one of only four people nationwide chosen to compete for the National FFA Proficiency Award in Veterinary Science – Entrepreneurship/Placement.Caylie McCulloch was selected as a national finalist ... [Published Frisco Enterprise - Aug 28 2014]
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 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 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]

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...low-cost or free clinics in which horse owners can have their stallions castrated by a certified veterinarian,” said UHC Chairman Doug Corey, DVM. "Funds of $50 per horse gelded with a $1,000 maximum are awarded to participating groups once in a 12-month period."
...Lore Haug, of Houston, TX. "Likely, the Guinea pig focus has nothing to do with mothering."
"Trifexis is a prescription drug. It should never be used outside a valid patient, client, veterinary relationship, because it is not safe for all dogs. There is no drug in the world that is safe for all dogs, or all people or all anything else" said Zimmerman
...A ligament is defined as "a band of tissue connecting bone or cartilage, serving to support and strengthen joints" --a bone to bone connection...

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Equine Groups Support UHC's Operation Gelding [Published TheHorse.com - 11 hours ago]
Centenary College alumna joins Penn Vet’s New B... [Published Warren Reporter - 12 hours ago]
Don’t take needless chances with dog-baby photos [Published Northwest Florida Daily News - 14 hours ago]
Honor Labor Day; Leadership on water needed [Published U-T San Diego - Sep 01 2014]
Large Animal Veterinarian Shortage [Published Bridle & Bit - Sep 01 2014]
Federal Horse Soring Legislation Reaches 300 Co... [Published Bridle & Bit - Sep 01 2014]
Think twice about getting a ferret, then get two [Published Pocono Record - Aug 30 2014]
New law is historic triumph for veterinarians [Published Agri View - Aug 30 2014]
Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis Update [Published TheHorse.com - Aug 29 2014]
Give dog something more interesting to do than ... [Published Hartford Courant - Aug 29 2014]
Pets Q&A: Teach biting kitten to hunt toys [Published Buffalo News - Aug 29 2014]
Could your dog's heartworm medication be danger... [Published WCYB-TV - Aug 29 2014]
Equine Groups Support UHC's Operation Gelding [Published American Horse Publications - Aug 29 2014]
Pet care: Mange mites are often overlooked in dogs [Published Fargo Forum - Aug 28 2014]
2014 Centennial High School graduate one of fou... [Published Frisco Enterprise - Aug 28 2014]
K9 fit club introduces nations first online cer... [Published FreePressIndex.com - Aug 28 2014]
Tennessee Walking Horses need protection of PAS... [Published Tennessean - Aug 28 2014]
Tendon Injuries in Horses [Published TheHorse.com - Aug 27 2014]
Animal Doctor: Caring for ferrets and other ‘ex... [Published Washington Post - Aug 27 2014]
Organic and conventional dairies show few diffe... [Published Foodbev - Aug 27 2014]
AVMA Adjusts Position on Declaw [Published Chicago Now - Aug 27 2014]
New Veterinary Degree Program Made Possible by ... [Published University of Arizona - Aug 27 2014]
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]
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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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