Kristen Coppock, MA, Associate Editorial Director
World Rabies Day raises awareness of transmission risks between mammals
Veterinary professionals can educate clients about preventive care and One Health
FDA’s new 5-year plan for antimicrobial stewardship in animals is released
The agency’s Center for Veterinary Medicine has set forth its goals for the 2024 to 2028 fiscal years
US Senate bill aimed at increasing access to veterinary care
The Rural Veterinary Workforce Act is a bipartisan effort that was brought to the House of Representatives earlier this year
Point-of-care assay launched for diagnosing and treating equine Cushing disease
The diagnostic tool tests eACTH in plasma from horses and is compatible with Zomedica’s existing in-clinic platform
ACVIM offers a new fellowship opportunity
The program allows specialists to gain professional distinction by using the ACVIM fellow credential
Novel drug for anemia in cats with CKD arrives on the US market
Elanco Animal Health’s molidustat oral suspension is available by prescription through veterinary practices
Animal Health Corridor presents 2023 Iron Paw Award
Fabian Kausche, DVM, MS, accepted the recognition during the AHC’s Animal Health Summit in Kansas City, Missouri.
Critter Fixers bring Vet for a Day to Fetch Kansas City
Children learned what it takes to be a veterinarian at the Fetch dvm360 conference in Kansas City, Missouri
Following the letters of leadership
The Day 3 keynote lecture at Fetch Kansas City engaged the audience to discuss words that describe a good leader and their meaning
Veterinary hospitals show their award-winning spaces
The winners of 2023 Hospital Design360 competition provided virtual tours of their practices at the Fetch Kansas City conference in Missouri
dvm360 celebrates 2023 Veterinary Heroes at awards gala
The 15 honorees were recognized with a pre-conference dinner event at the Fetch Kansas City conference
Veterinary community is helping injured animals, professionals affected by Maui fires
Two practices were lost to the disaster, and an estimated 3000 pets are displaced
US Senate establishes a new Veterinary Medical Caucus
The move is being applauded by organizations that include the AVMA and AAVMC
Healthcare documentation certification launches for veterinary professionals.
The CVHDP credential is valid for 3 years and can be renewed.
New leadership is sworn into key AVMA roles
The association installed a new president, president-elect, board chair, and board vice chair for 2023-2024 during its' annual convention in Denver, Colorado
Industry leaders recognized for advancing DEI in the veterinary profession
Christine Jenkins, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM), and Ruby L. Perry, DVM, PhD, MS, DACVR, were honored at the American Veterinary Medical Association Convention on Friday in Denver, CO.
NC State professor named 2023 AVMA Career Achievement in Canine Research Award recipient
Natasha Olby, VetMB, PhD, is a leader in veterinary neurology and neurosurgery, and demonstrated a long-term contribution to canine research.
Nevada practice owner wins 2023 AVMA Advocacy Award
The award recognizes individuals for their contributions to advancing the organization's legislative agenda and for advocating on behalf of the veterinary profession
Optimizing heart failure treatment as it relates to diuretics
Darcy Adin, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology), expresses her interest in researching how diuretics can impact heart failure treatment
Research on canine heartworm disease
Darcy Adin, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology), explains her research on canine heartworm disease
The renin-angiotensin‐aldosterone system
Darcy Adin, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology), explains her research on the renin-angiotensin‐aldosterone system
Using rectal cytopathology as a diagnostic tool
Under a microscope, samples collected from the rectum can yield answers to gastrointestinal signs in patients
Study finds wild pigs infected with BVDV in several US states
The virus is known to be transmissible between swine and ruminants.
Understanding mRNA and DNA vaccines in veterinary medicine
Nucleic acid vaccines induce 2 immune defenses to protect against infection and disease
Tools for addressing osteoarthritis pain
Trio of faculty collaborated to discuss management of painful joint conditions in companion animals at the Directions in Veterinary Medicine symposium in Miami, Florida
FDA approves first monoclonal antibody for managing OA pain in dogs
Zoetis’ bedinvetmab injection is a prescription solution targeting canine nerve growth factor.
The new Shreiber School of Veterinary Medicine breaks ground
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy noted that the need for veterinary care in the Garden State isn’t confined to companion animals, but extends to large animals and livestock.
Professional organizations are voicing support for the Healthy Dog Importation Act
The AVMA, the Pet Food Institute, and the NASDA are among the groups that have applauded the bill’s reintroduction.
Identifying American foulbrood in honey bee colonies
The bacterial disease a common cause of death for these pollinators
Innovative diagnostics tool and therapies signal veterinary oncology advancement
Sue Ettinger, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology), discussed recent developments in canine cancer treatment during a session at the 2022 Fetch dvm360® Conference in San Diego.
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