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, July 21 – Saturday, July 27
Daily Average: 58.57
2013 High Avg.: 145.1 (week of May 12)
Traveling exhibit celebrates our pets and the dedicated veterinarians who care for them
“. … I think people are sometimes surprised about the technology and the medicine comparable to human medicine which we veterinarians can now offer for our pets,” says Dr. Ron DeHaven, AVMA CEO. …
AUDIO: Steve talks with the CEO of the AVMA, Dr. Ron DeHaven
WGN Radio’s Steve Dale, broadcasting live from the AVMA Convention in Chicago, talks with AVMA CEO Dr. Ron DeHaven about the convention and the new “Animal Connections” traveling exhibit.
The snake who ate a stone and other reasons to take the kids to the park
“. … Animal Connections” celebrates the 150th anniversary of the American Veterinary Medical Association and features some cool interactive exhibits that let aspiring vets play diagnostician. …
TV goes to the dogs with first channel for canines
Yahoo! News (Reuters)
. … While not taking any official position, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) said any relaxation and stimulation for pets is good. But it doubted that all dogs will take to it. “It could work for some dogs and it might not interest others,” a spokesman for the AVMA said. …
Homemade dog food recipes can be risky business, study finds
. … Findings from the study appear in the June issue of the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. …
Traveling With Pets Tips: A How-To Guide On Vacations With Your Cat Or Dog
. … The American Veterinary Medical Association advises pet owners to stop every two to three hours for your pet to use the bathroom and get some exercise. …
Canine cancer: A leading cause of death for dogs and a message of hope
. … With 70 million pet dogs in the U.S. according to the 2012 U.S. Pet Ownership Demographics Sourcebook as published in AVMA, it is easy to understand that six out of ten pet owners in general consider their pets to be family members. …
A growing need for pet insurance
Employee Benefit News
. … According to the American Veterinary Medical Association’s vital statistics report, at year end 2011, 44.9% of cat owners and 18.7% of dog owners did not take their pets to a vet. Over one-fifth (21.5%) of cat owners and 29.3% of dog owners who did not visit a veterinarian said they could not afford it. …