Animal Health SmartBrief
- Cold plasma therapy heals animals' skin wounds, infections
Veterinary dermatologist Ramon Almela has seen good results from nonthermal plasma, or cold plasma, to treat animals' superfi -More-
- Check out the AVMA Animal Health Studies Database
- Do you want to sleep on the cold ground? Neither does your pet.
Most pets don't have thick enough coats to remain outdoors when temperatures drop into the teens, and water left outdoors for -More-
- China says emerging coronavirus can be transmitted between humans
- Dogs may naturally understand human gestures
Stray dogs can understand human gestures despite never sharing a household with humans, according to a study published in Fro -More-
- Mixed news on student debt
More students are graduating without any veterinary debt, at the same time that others are facing burgeoning student loan obligations.
- AVMA tools help you celebrate Pet Dental Health Month
February is National Pet Dental Health Month, and AVMA's free toolkit will help get your practice ready.
- Member interests drive House of Delegates action
Member input is a central component of the AVMA’s approach to governance. When your AVMA House of Delegates (HOD) gathers twice a year to conduct association business and consider policies, the interests of our members drive conversation, deliberation and action.
- House of Delegates approves streamlined declawing policy
The AVMA House of Delegates approved a revised version of the AVMA policy on declawing of domestic cats, shortening and simplifying the language in the document. The core meaning and intent of the policy are unchanged.
- Helping each other adapt and succeed in changing times
AVMA President Dr. John Howe considers how the AVMA is growing and evolving to better serve members and the profession.