To provide a look at where and how often the AVMA has been mentioned in the media in the past week, the AVMA Media Relations Division has developed this weekly AVMA@Work blog series, “AVMA in the News,” showing the number of times AVMA appeared in the media, as well as a sampling of those hits.
We hope you find these reports informative. As always, we appreciate any questions or feedback you might have on our media relations efforts.
Sunday, September 23 – Saturday, September 29
Daily Average: 32.9
High Avg: 47.7 (Week of June 10)
Notes: The surge in hits on Sept. 27 was driven by pick up of our press release on the new AVMA Rabies Video and World Rabies Day.
The Dog Ate Your Wallet? How to Cut the Costs of Pet Ownership
. … Consider breed, as well, says Dr. Douglas Aspros, a Westchester, NY-based vet and president of the American Veterinary Medical Association. “It’s worthwhile to do a little research and find out what problems the breed you’re interested in is prone to. …”
Can new dog feeders help solve mealtime problems?
. … A Purdue University study published in 2000 in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association found that eating from an elevated bowl is actually a risk factor for bloat, as well as increased speed of eating. This study, however, only proved a correlation between the two — not that one causes the other. …
Grieving Pet Owners Want Imported Dog Treats Pulled From Shelves
National Public Radio
. … DuVernoy was quoted in the Journal of the American Veterinary [Medical] Association’s web coverage of the conference. …
Protect Your Pet, Skip the Jerky Treats
. … One of The Animal Medical Center’s own, Dr. Richard Goldstein, Chief Medical Officer, has been serving as an advisor to the FDA and the American Veterinary Medical Association since the investigation into this issue began in 2007. …
Rabies Video Aimed at Reducing Rabies Deaths Globally
Health News Digest
. … In an effort to eliminate rabies, the American Veterinary Medical Association and Global Alliance for Rabies Control (GARC) have teamed up to produce an educational video titled, “Rabies: Simple Steps Save Lives. …”
While dwarfed by other interests, ag ‘well-targeted’
. … Some PACs, like the American Veterinary Medical Association PAC, tend to support the political parties half-and-half, he said. Others, like cotton growers, are more conservative. …
Here’s how to keep your cat happy
Newport Daily News (R.I.)
Did you know that the American Veterinary Medical Association and the CATalyst Council have declared that September is Happy Cat Month?
AVMA: Cat Behavior 101
Dr. Debra Horwitz veterinary behaviorist, talks cats, in this video from the American Veterinary Medical Association. …
DOGS & CATS: Rabies And Typhus Make Headlines
Gazette Newspapers (Calif.)
. … Because of the rabies risk to cats and their owners, feline rabies vaccination is strongly recommended for ALL cats. Cat anti-rabies vaccination is recommended by the CDC (Centers for Disease Control) the California State Department of Health Services and the AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association). …