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Dog import requirements strengthened to prevent canine rabies return

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Dogs has updated its dog importation requirements in an effort to protect public and animal health against a reintroduction of canine rabies into the country.

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Done with Dog Daddy

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Dog trainers that use aversive training methods, including Augusto DeOliveira, also known as "The Dog Daddy," have caught the attention of concerned animal welfare groups, trainers, veterinary behaviorists, and pet owners.

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National Dog Bite Prevention Week coming up in April

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To help educate the public and reduce dog bites, the AVMA is once again sponsoring National Dog Bite Prevention Week, held this year from April 7-13.

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AAHA publishes allergic skin disease guidelines for dogs, cats

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On October 31, the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) announced the publication of the 2023 AAHA Management of Allergic Skin Diseases in Dogs and Cats Guidelines intended to provide a systematic approach to identifying and treating allergic skin diseases in these animals.

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Veterinary professionals advocate for healthy dog importation, rural veterinary support on Capitol Hill

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More than 140 veterinary professionals and veterinary students were on Capitol Hill as part of the AVMA’s annual legislative fly-in this February, pressing lawmakers to pass legislation concerning healthy dog importation and rural veterinary shortages.

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Delegates update AVMA policies on diets for cats and dogs, animal loss support services

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The AVMA House of Delegates (HOD) amended several AVMA policies addressing a range of veterinary-related issues, , from raw diets for dogs and cats, to dog and cat population management, to animal loss support services, and safe, noncommercial transport of pets in motor vehicles, during its regular winter session, held January 5-6 in Chicago in conjunction (..)

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AAHA publishes endocrinology diagnosis, treatment guidelines for dogs, cats

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The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) recently published the 2023 AAHA Selected Endocrinopathies of Dogs and Cats Guidelines to help practitioners identify and treat common endocrine diseases while effectively communicating with clients and the care team.

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