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AVMA Convention 2020. After much discussion and careful deliberation, we've made the difficult decision to cancel the AVMA Convention 2020 (July 31-August 4).

Posted: Saturday May 30, 2020

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

Posted: (2 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.


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

Posted: (2 days ago) The Pet Ownership and Demographics Sourcebook includes the most comprehensive and trustworthy data available on pet ownership and related habits of U.S. pet-owning households. It provides actionable insight into the numbers and species of pets living in U.S. households, where they’re located, the trends and attitudes attached to pet ownership ...

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Posted: (2 days ago) This pet dog is one of two pet dogs under quarantine in separate rooms in a facility at the Hong Kong Port of Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge; the second pet dog has had negative results of tests for the virus. The pet dogs are being cared for and neither has shown any signs of being ill with COVID-19.

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COVID-19 | American Veterinary Medical Association

Posted: (1 days ago) What veterinarians need to know. Health officials across the U.S. and all over the world are working hard to combat COVID-19. The AVMA is committed to providing factual, up-to-date information and resources to support the veterinary community in delivering services during the pandemic.

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WHAT TO EXPECT after your pet’s vaccination

Posted: (5 days ago) WHAT TO EXPECT after your pet’s vaccination It is common for pets to experience some or all of the following mild side effects after receiving a vaccine, usually starting within hours of the vaccination. If these side effects last for more than a day or two, or cause your pet significant discomfort, it is important for you to contact your


AVMA celebrates National Pet Week 2020 | American ...

Posted: (9 days ago) The AVMA is celebrating “A Lifetime of Love” again for National Pet Week 2020, held this year from May 3-9. The Association plans to roll out a new series of videos around several National Pet Week themes, all designed to help highlight the importance of veterinary visits and the role veterinarians play in keeping pets happy and healthy throughout their lives.


Animal health | American Veterinary Medical Association

Posted: (2 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.


Pet relocation guidelines reflect lessons learned ...

Posted: (3 days ago) The AVMA-ASV document, “Non-emergency relocation of dogs and cats for adoption within the United States: Best practices,” published this March, is intended to apply to all types of pet relocation, regardless of purpose, distance, or parties involved, with the exception of disaster situations.

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Triage: Determining when cases are urgent or non-urgent ...

Posted: (1 days ago) Triage: Determining when cases are urgent or non-urgent. This information is intended to aid your decision-making process. Unless an animal is suffering from an obvious medical emergency, taking a few minutes to collect a thorough history from an owner over the phone, or via other telemedicine tools (in compliance with federal and local VCPR ...


Your Pet's Medications | American Veterinary Medical ...

Posted: (10 days ago) Your Pet's Medications When your pet has a medical condition, your veterinarian might prescribe one or more medications intended to manage, treat or cure the problem. Although there are some veterinary-specific drugs, many of the drugs used in veterinary medicine are the same as those used in people.

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