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Raw pet food diets, pet population management policies headed to HOD

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These policies deal with noncommercial transportation of pets, management of dog and cat populations, and raw pet food diets, among other issues. The AVMA House of Delegates, during its regular winter session, being held January 5-6, 2024, in Chicago, will vote on six resolutions that would amend AVMA policies.

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Pet food recall linked to seven-state Salmonella outbreak

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Summary: Mid America Pet Food has expanded its October 30 voluntary recall to include additional pet food products, with a best by date before October 31, 2024, made at its Mount Pleasant, Texas, facility, due to the products’ potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

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Pet Health Zone tool uses claims data to inform pet owners, care teams

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Nationwide used more than 40 years of claims data from millions of pets to develop its Pet Health Zone, an online tool that provides health condition information to pet owners.

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AVMA celebrates National Pet Week 2024

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The AVMA will be celebrating National Pet Week, held this year from May 5-11, with themes for each day of the week.

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Putting the Positive Pet Care Guide into practice

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The Positive Pet Care Guide is the result of an industry-wide working group, led by the AVMA and Mars Veterinary Health, aimed at strengthening the relationship between veterinary teams and pet owners through resources, education, and collaboration.

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AVMA, American Psychiatric Association leaders discuss mental health benefits of pets

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AVMA President Rena Carlson and Gregory Scott Brown, MD, from the American Psychiatric Association (APA) answered frequently asked questions from pet owners during a live social media discussion on March 27 for mental health awareness.

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AAFCO adopts consumer-friendly pet food labeling guidelines

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The updated label recommendations from Association of American Feed Control Official were developed in conjunction with consumers and industry and are meant to help consumers make better informed decisions when purchasing pet food.

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