Areas that tend to have warmer climates and stable bodies of water, such as lakes and rivers, or stagnant (standing) containers of water around homes experience higher numbers of mosquitoes that can transmit the parasite
Eastern Equine Encephalitis has been detected in 22 mosquito samples and in three horses in the southern and eastern sections of New Jersey.
Study suggests that ropinirole eye drops are an effective and safe emetic agent in dogs.
Study suggests that CSF analysis has a low diagnostic value in dogs with recurrent epilepsy with normal neurological examination and unremarkable MRI.
Study suggests that dogsshould be evaluated fort hyperglucocorticoidism and hypothyroidism.
Dr. Joseph Wakshlag talks safety and efficacy of CBD in pets.
Study suggests that human salivary urea test strips may diagnose uremia in dogs.
Study evaluated meloxicam treatment for prevention of clinical recrudescence in male cats with obstructive Feline idiopathic cystitis (FIC).
EEE virus has been found in 164 Massachusetts mosquito samples this year and half of them are from species of mosquitoes capable of spreading the virus to people.
The goal of this act is to end the system of industry self-policing in the Tennessee Walking Horse and related breeds’ show organizations.
In 2019 in Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas. VSV can threaten other livestock species, including cattle, sheep, goats and pigs.
The FDA has previously sent warning letters to other companies illegally selling CBD products that claimed to prevent, diagnose, treat, or cure serious diseases, such as cancer.
Researchers found that male cats are more likely to reach higher overall weights than females.
A study evaluated the prevalence of cachexia and its associations with clinical, laboratory, and survival data in dogs with congestive heart failure.
The FDA recently finalized testing that revealed that this lot of product contained approximately 18 to 21 times the pyrimethamine indicated on the labeling. High doses of pyrimethamine can cause symptoms such as seizures, fever, and death.
Kinney and Sutton counties in Texas have new cases of anthrax.
Study suggests that the addition of tramadol to meloxicam treatment was not found to be of clinical benefit.
Researchers evaluated the predictive value of meniscal click for specific meniscal tear morphology.
Under the bill, which easily passed the Democrat-led Senate and Assembly in early June, veterinarians could still perform the procedure for medical reasons, such as infection or injury..
Functional endoscopic sinus surgery allowed to completely remove the tumor and restore a normal nasal flow.
Esophagostomy feeding tubes are an essential tool for management of hyporexic patients' acute and chronic nutritional requirements. Study evaluated potential prognostic factors to determine if certain patients are at increased risk for complications from esophagostomy tubes.
Study suggests that hydromorphone causes less sedation and less decrease in heart rate than dexmedetomidine.
In cats where there has been high compliance with environmental cleaning, as well as topical and systemic treatment, two consecutive negative fungal cultures may not be necessary to determine resolution.
Study suggests TDCIPP exposures are associated with feline hyperthyroidism.
A study evaluated clinical characteristics, bacterial isolates, and in vitro antimicrobial susceptibility patterns for cats with bacterial keratitis.
The Colorado Department of Agriculture has issued a notice that Colorado has become the third state in the U.S. to have confirmed cases of vesicular stomatitis, also known as VSV.
CDC and FDA are investigating a multistate outbreak of multidrug-resistant Salmonella I 4,,12:i:- infections linked to contact with pig ear dog treats.
Case study details 2 cases of organophosphate intoxication through accidental ingestion of a cattle ear tag
Anesthetic complications differed between isoflurane-anesthetized dogs undergoing ovariohysterectomy after premedication with acepromazine or dexmedetomidine in this study
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine announced today the approval of ProHeart 12 (moxidectin) extended-release injectable suspension for dogs 12 months of age and older for the prevention of heartworm disease caused by Dirofilaria immitis for 12 months.
Researchers successfully transplanted a special type of lung cell called AT2 cells (labeled in green) from healthy mice into mice that had experienced a severe flu infection. The AT2 cells that engrafted appear to have helped the animals recover more robustly.
New prospective birth cohort study suggests that fluoride exposure during pregnancy may never associated with lower IQ scores in children aged 3 to 4 years.
In this study, vaccination of cats induces neutralizing antibodies that might result in reduced symptoms of allergic cat owners.
Prairie dogs are particularly sensitive to plague so infected fleas can very quickly eliminate a prairie dog colony.
Study evaluated clinical and pharmacokinetic interactions between oral fluconazole and intravenous ketamine and midazolam in dogs.
The scientists recommend increased biosafety and biosecurity training for farm administrators and swine workers with One Health-oriented virus surveillance
Pew report shows hat while more Americans have confidence in scientists, political divides still exiat.
Fear of veterinarians is predicted by a dog's breed, size, and other factors.
Moving to a new residence during the first trimester. according to new research from the University of Washington
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Baqsimi nasal powder, the first glucagon therapy approved for the emergency treatment of severe hypoglycemia that can be administered without an injection.
A study evaluated 21 dogs with chronic enteropathy and examined the treatment response and long-term outcome.
A study looked at the incidence, risk factors and presenting signs of lymphoma in dogs presenting to primary-care practice.
Study suggests that sampling from the conjunctival fornix is a better alternative to direct ulcer sampling.
This study establishes the feasibility of conducting EBOV seroprevalence studies in resource poor outbreak sites in Africa using modern and economical serological assay techniques.
Daily contact with dogs was inversely proportionately associated with atopic dermatitis risk.
Researchers suggest that ownership of brachycephalic dog breeds is characterized by extremely strong dog-owner relationships and unrealistic perceptions of good health.
Is sleep training necessary? Maybe not the way you expect.
Learn why Dr. Jen Chatfield steers clear of the baby pool and why you should, too.
Our brains are constantly bombarded with information. Neuroscientists have now identified a brain circuit that helps the brain suppress distracting signals to focus on a chosen input.
Study suggests Pastinaca sativa causes photosensitization via contact photodermatitis.
There were significant associations between laminitis and breed, the presence of a laminitis risk factor, and body condition.
Four anesthetic protocols were evaluated.
Study suggests that luteinising hormone testing can help veterinarians avoid surgery to confirm neuter status.
Study evaluated the overall and breed‐specific prevalence of unilateral and bilateral deafness evaluated by BAER testing and its association with iris color.
In many circumstances around the globe, the luxury of protein source discrimination does not exist. Are we comfortable denying a child food when the only protein source available happens to be a creature that we deem off limits?
Study suggests that purposeful living may have health benefits.
The models could help officials determine where to send resources ahead of outbreaks and serve as a potential early warning system for cattle farmers in affected areas.
New data published in The American Journal of Occupational Therapy suggests the impact of a service dog may extend beyond the recipient and have positive impacts on family members as well.
Limiting consumption of ultra-processed foods may be an effective strategy for obesity prevention and treatment.
Meanwhile… down in Australia, cute little Koalas are being threatened with extinction.
Even if you're the messiest person alive, you can still straighten things up. You just need to choose to try.
With warmer weather, sandals and barbecues are rapidly becoming part of the future, and it's important to make sure no one is eyeballing those cracked heals or thick calluses.
What it means to be a good man is different depending on where you live.
What happens when you realize you have fallen in love with your best friend? Should you take a chance at love?
Even if you can't see eye to eye about the topic, knowing you can disagree and discuss avenues on how to fix it without being insulted or demeaned can ease tensions and help you find solutions—the ultimate purpose of arguing in the first place.
Enjoying your birthday doesn't have to be limited to children or your 21sthowever, nor does it even have to be in the form of a traditional birthday party.
Let's face it, the older you get the harder it is to make new friends.
Our advice to follow isn’t going to be about a diet fad, it is about developing a healthy relationship with food.
Fabulous muscles and six pack abs doesn't necessarily have to mean spending big bucks at the gym. If you want to look great and feel your best, there's plenty of things you can do without a certified nutritionist, a wellness coach, and a personal fitness trainer.
ven if you have no love for your partner anymore, you're always going to love your kids, and helping them cope with your changing relationships is important for your children.
If you're looking to try something new, and you don't mind braving a little cold, try cold swimming. It may refresh you and help you both physically and mentally.
So far four countries have declared a “Climate Emergency” in response to the global warming crisis.
When you fall in love with another person and decide to get married, you and your special someone aren't always the only ones in the picture.
There are still some things unknown about CBD, such as what the most therapeutic dosage is, and the regulation is still not up to par, but the potential health benefits of this drug could be very helpful in the future.
Dad bods are characterized as somewhere between a beer belly and a six pack, and aren't used to mean someone doesn't take care of their bodies at all. Instead it simply means a person who still eats healthy and stays active, but doesn't go out of their way to maintain a perfect body.
There is a short answer to that and a longer caveat.
Every culture that was ever developed had some form of medicine. Most of them considered it magic but people were using herbs and minerals for healing long before recorded history
Ready to eliminate financial stress and start living life on your terms? Get your free guide to money matters, courtesy of Bryan Gum, Certified Financial Advisor.
If your birthday milestone is giving you the blues? Here's what to do about it.
It costs money to go on vacation, and visiting far away places can cost thousands of dollars.If you'd rather not spend that money, or can't afford it, you can still have a fun adventure without leaving your home state.
Poor care of your brain can cause it to reshape in a way that is detrimental to your well being, but you may be surprised just what sort of things are really bad for your brain.
People who are regularly body shamed are subject to body dismorphia, eating disorders, and have a greater chance of anxiety and depression.I
Career advice on how to find a job, write your resume and cover letter, ace your interviews, start a new job, and choose career paths.
Want to have a healthier relationship with your food? Download your free copy of Caitlin Kairie’s Guide to Healthy Eating!
There are really many activities that can help us feel better. We can choose to put our favorites into practice and those that suit us best.
The Stress Diary, as the name implies, is a diary that helps the person who uses it to gain awareness of the thoughts and emotions that live when it is under stress.
Stress is always around the corner, for those who study, for those who work and for anyone who finds themselves living and enduring the frenetic and chaotic rhythms of today's society.
Thanks to meditation instead we can calm the mind, stand on the present, see the problems for what they really are and we can learn the art of being satisfied.
Morning stress and anxiety ruin us all day: let's try to do some small things the night before, in order to promote relaxation, sleep well and, therefore, wake up with the serenity and positivity that allow us to face the day that begins.
The Inspiring Programs in STEM Award honors colleges and universities that encourage and assist students from underrepresented groups to enter the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
It was never easy, Stolz says — she bought her veterinary practice when her oldest child was just 2, and her first office was located in their Strasburg-area home.
Dr. Shermaine Wilson Cox, decided to take matters into her own hands when she saw a lack of scrub wear that fit her style.
Dr. Laura Sullivan wants to change the world. Whether it is through caring for pets in the poorest areas of the world or creating eco-friendly veterinary apparel, this veterinarian is committed to helping others.
Dr. Jones’ program's goal is to uplift, educate, and inspire underprivileged youth through introducing them to veterinary careers.
Tricia Montgomery, the founder of K9 Fit Club, gets candid with Drs. Jen and Jason Chatfield on how her veterinarian changed her life for the better.
The newly established PPWC will serve as both an external source of advice and counsel to Petco leadership on a range of topics across the pet-care industry.
Mississippi State veterinary student, Toby Ku Sones, will receive the award at the AVMA Convention.
This business owner and mom of three is on a mission to be a role model for the next generation of veterinarians.
Richard Linnehan, adjunct professor at NC State's College of Veterinary Medicine, has served as a NASA mission specialist.
San Miguel received an Outstanding Public Service award on June 18 at Multiplying Good's national Jefferson Awards Gala for the creation of an after-school program named This is How We "Role."
Dr. Doug started on a mission to make life better for veterinary professionals through his involvement with Wisconsin VMA, first as President and later as an elected Delegate. Now, he joins Dr. Gary Brown in the race for the Presidency of the AVMA.
Capt. Samantha Warner has been part of the Army family for her entire life. During a recent trans-Atlantic flight, she drew on her training and experience to provide basic life support to a fellow passenger in need.
Two Tuskegee University veterinary medicine alumni and owners of a middle-Georgia veterinary practice will be featured on a new National Geographic Wild television show this fall. “The Critter Fixers” will feature veterinarian stars Drs. Terrence Ferguson ’98 and Vernard Hodges ’97, and capture the day-to-day operations at their two Georgia locations in Bonaire and Byron.
West Virginia native and University of Georgia Alum, Dr. Gary Brown, joins Dr. Doug Kratt in the race for Presidency of the AVMA. Get to know more about what means most to him and why he wants to inspire the next generation.
Plastic foam food containers are among the top 10 most commonly littered items in the U.S. and more than 256 million pieces of disposable foam cups, plates, bowls, platters, and trays are used every year in Maine.
Clinic first opened in 1844.
Our Father of the Year, Brad Coull, tells us why it's important to put family first.
Dr. Georgina Philips literally has it all. This veterinarian has an impressive background, including working both in emergency medicine and shelter medicine. She is a also mom of two under five who understands how important it is to enjoy your life fully.
Believe it or not, it is possible to change the face of the planet as just one person. Not only is it possible, it's been done dozens of times. Here are just 3 people who single handedly changed the world.
Dr. William Waddell was the first African American member of the American Veterinary Medical Association - read about this trailblazing veterinary professional.
Here are 3 children who have changed the world with their bravery, intelligence, and generosity.
In this article, dentist, Dr. Mariam Vaziri tells about the challenges of being a boss and it is scary how similar our two professions are.
Flexible schedules paid parental leave, and commitment to work life harmony — Essentials PetCare is helping veterinary parents thrive.
Thirty years ago, a veterinary pathologist faced the most deadly virus on earth. Learn all about her efforts.
Jade is unquestionably one of the most outspoken veterinary professionals in the world. Learn more about this cool mom and find out why she’s a little obsessed with Stephen King.
The partnership between the animal shelter and the veterinary college was originally planned to be finalized in June 2019. However, the partnership began in January due to the parties involved working at a fast pace ahead of schedule.
25 reasons we admire Dr. Courtney
New mommy, Dr. Ginger White, just gave birth to Gia, her second child. Dr. Ginger tells us how she’s balancing life with Gia, and her two year old, Ian, and how’s she planning life after maternity leave.
More than 170 spent the day with Congress today to help pass veterinary focused legislature.
Students and faculty from RUSVM will partner with BARC to ensure all animals are given high-quality healthcare.
AVMA Life is changing their policy for the worse. Find out how you can create change for the better today and let your voice be heard!