Animal Health SmartBrief
- Cats highly unlikely to spread COVID-19
Neither a tiger with a confirmed coronavirus infection nor a half-dozen other big cats at Bronx Zoo with suspected infections -More-
- Learn more from the AVMA about the novel coronavirus
- Pets going from couch potato to 5K prone to injury
Pets are getting more attention as people stay home to stop the spread of COVID-19, leading to digestive issues and injuries -More-
- Cornell veterinary school donates 1K N95 respirator masks
Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine has donated medical equipment to the local health department and health c -More-
- Maine takes steps to protect wildlife from coronavirus
Scientists with Maine's Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife will temporarily stop handling bats, and officials recomm -More-
- New specialty proposed: Nephrology and urology
The AVMA American Board of Veterinary Specialties is seeking comments through July 6, 2020, on a proposal to recognize a new veterinary specialty for small animal veterinary nephrology and urology.
- COVID-19 resources: Economic relief, small business tools, and more
Federal agencies are moving quickly to implement the COVID-19 stimulus measures. These resources will help you understand the relief programs and decide how best to use them for your individual situation.
- COVID-19: Resources for shelters, food animal veterinarians
Two new AVMA resources provide practical guidance for animal shelter personnel and food animal veterinarians during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- COVID-19 and student loans: What we know now
The federal government is providing student loan relief during the COVID-19 emergency. We've summarized important information that veterinary student loan holders should know.
- COVID-19 stimulus package signed into law
A sweeping COVID-19 relief package was approved by Congress and signed by the president Friday. Here are key provisions that matter to veterinary professionals.