May 1, 2003
FDA approves sale of drug that sterilizes male animals without surgery, but the limitations of Neutersol may lead shelters to keep neutering the old-fashioned way.
March 1, 2003
Coccidiosis can have detrimental effects on the health of young animals, but the good news is that strict cleaning protocols and inexpensive treatments make the disease more manageable than other common problems such as URI and parvovirus.
July 1, 2002
Report concludes veterinarians can do more to help clients with pet behavior problems.
January 1, 2002
An animal activist and writer in Florida tells of her rewarding experiences with veterinarians, who have assisted local animal protection organizations with public education sessions and medical care and advice.
November 1, 2001
AVMA task force recommends the formation of community advisory councils that can focus on curbing the incidence of dog bites.
March 1, 2001
Adopters want Rover to be a happy, itch-free dog, but neither they nor you want that tick-and-flea-free status to come at the expense of pets' or children's health.
July 1, 2000
When examining creatures this small, it's all in the details. Read on to find out how you can easily tell the boys from the girls.
November 1, 1999
Ever since humane societies set out to provide affordable animal care to pet owners in need, they've helped animals in hundreds of communities. But they've upset veterinarians in many of those communities as well.
July 1, 1998
Tufts Animal Care and Condition (TACC) Scales for Assessing Body Condition, Weather and Environmental Safety, and Physical Care in Dogs
These body condition scales were designed to help animal control officers, cruelty investigators, veterinarians, and others more accurately determine the condition of a potentially neglected dog.
January 1, 1997
The listed terms are commonly used in such fields as anatomy, physiology, and epidemiology, and make up much of the technical jargon that veterinarians use to describes symptoms, illnesses, even surgical techniques.