JoAnna Pendergrass, DVM

Dr. Pendergrass received her DVM degree from the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine. Following veterinary school, she completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Emory Universitys Yerkes National Primate Research Center. Dr. Pendergrass is the founder and owner ofJPen Communications, a medical communications company.


Canine OA: advanced diagnostics and alternative therapies

The latest on diagnosing and managing a chronic, painful and potentially debilitating condition that affects an estimated 25% of your canine veterinary patients.

Whats new in veterinary vaccinology?

Todays veterinarians have choices in vaccine formulations beyond the standard killed or modified-live formulations. But more options can also make for more confusion.

Journal Scan: Community engagement encourages effective management of unowned cats

Trap-Neuter-Return programs for unowned cats may fail because local community members arent involved. Social efforts need to join medical efforts, say these UK researchers.

Fatal skin diseases in dogs and cats: What veterinary professionals need to know

They're rare, unusual and prognosis is often dismal. But in the event you encounter one of these difficult dermatologic cases, you'll want to be prepared. Heres the latest on potentially fatal skin diseases in small animals.