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Announcing AVMA Virtual Convention This Summer | American

Join colleagues from across the veterinary profession for the first ever AVMA Virtual Convention online August 20-22, 2020. Experience all the great features of AVMA’s in-person events, from the comfort and safety of your home. Registration opens in late June.

Posted: Wednesday Jul 1, 2020

Detail: https://www.avma.org/blog/announcing-avma-virtual-convention-summer

Free for the profession: Pet demographic report | American ...

Posted: (4 days ago) The Pet Ownership and Demographics Sourcebook is the most authoritative source of market research for companion animal veterinarians and the animal health industry, and a flagship of AVMA’s research work.

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Animal health | American Veterinary Medical Association

Posted: (19 days ago) Responsible pet ownership. Educating clients about what it means to be a responsible pet owner empowers them to do their part to keep their animals safe and healthy. Use these resources to guide clients in making well-informed decisions about selecting and caring for pets. Learn more

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10 Poison Pills for Pets | American Veterinary Medical ...

Posted: (2 days ago) It can also cause damage to your pet's red blood cells so that the cells are unable to carry oxygen – like your body, your pet's body needs oxygen to survive. Naproxen – Naproxen (Aleve®, Naprosyn®) is an over-the-counter pain reliever. Dogs and cats are very sensitive to naproxen and even small amounts can cause stomach ulcers and kidney ...

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Canine parvovirus | American Veterinary Medical Association

Posted: (2 days ago) To protect their adult dogs, pet owners should be sure that their dog's parvovirus vaccination is up-to-date. There are titers available that measure the dog's level of antibodies against the canine parvovirus, but the antibody level may not directly translate to protection if the dog is exposed to the virus.

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Cancer in Pets | American Veterinary Medical Association

Posted: (1 days ago) Advanced imaging such as computed tomography (CT) scan, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), or positron emission tomography (PET) scan can also improve the understanding of the tumor’s location and possible treatment options. Oncology is a growing specialty area of veterinary care.

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Safe Handling of Commercially Prepared Pet Food and Pet ...

Posted: (16 days ago) Pet owners should take precautions to minimize the risk of illness from contaminated pet food and treats in their pets and themselves. Purchasing. Purchase only products that are in good condition at the time of sale. Avoid packages that are damaged, such as dented cans or ripped and torn bags.

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COVID-19 FAQs for pet owners | American Veterinary Medical ...

Posted: (3 days ago) Because your pet’s hair is porous, and fibrous, it is unlikely that you would contract COVID-19 by petting or playing with your pet. And, while we know that certain bacteria and fungi can be carried on fur and hair, we have no examples of where viruses have been transmitted by contact with pet hair or skin, including SARS-CoV-2.

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Microchipping of animals | American Veterinary Medical ...

Posted: (2 days ago) The first report of a microchip-associated tumor in a pet was published in 2004. 77 The dog, an 11-year old male, mixed-breed dog, developed a liposarcoma at the site of a microchip implanted craniodorsally to the top of the left shoulder blade (a common site for microchip implantation as well as vaccine administration). The owner observed a ...

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Service, emotional support and therapy animals | American ...

Posted: (1 days ago) Classification Definition As defined by Assistance animal “Any animal that works, provides assistance, or performs tasks for the benefit of a person with a disability, or provides emotional support that alleviates one or more identified symptoms or effects of a person’s disability,” as defined by the ADA.4 “Individuals with a disability may be entitled to keep an assistance animal as a ...

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Posted: (15 days ago) The Pet Ownership and Demographics Sourcebook is a valuable investment that can be used to reach new clients, expand services, and better understand pet owner trends and needs. Included for free: One PDF of the report available for immediate download

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