AVMA IN THE NEWS: Week of Dec. 22, 2013

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, December 22 – Saturday, December 28
: 244
Daily Average: 34.9
2013 High Avg.: 145.1 (week of May 12)


7 Holiday Health Hazards to Avoid
ABC News
. … Even if your pooch begs for a taste of turkey, it’s best to resist. Rich, fatty and fried foods can make your pet ill, warns the American Veterinary Medical Association. …

New Year’s Resolutions for Pets
WGN Radio Chicago
Steve has Dr. Ron DeHaven, CEO of the American Veterinary Medical Association, on air to talk about his New Year’s resolutions for pets.

Tips for a pet-safe Christmas
Free Lance-Star (Va.)
“. … Veterinarians often see an increase in the number of emergency calls during the holiday season. Whether it’s exposure to chocolate or fatty foods, or pets injured through exposure to festive decorations such as electric cords, ornaments, tinsel, etc., the holidays can present hazards for pets,” said Dr. Clark Fobian, president of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). …

Keep your pets safe for holidays
Detroit News
. … Here are some AVMA holiday safety tips: …

Witness a Golden Retriever’s Dramatic Rescue from the Icy Charles River
. … The American Veterinary Medical Association recommends that all dog owners keep their pets away from frozen rivers, lakes and ponds this holiday season, as it’s never clear how much weight an ice sheet can support. …

DOGS & CATS: Cancer Grows In Animals; Catch Early With These Tips
Gazette Newspapers (Calif.)
According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, the number of pets with cancer is growing each year.

Separation Anxiety In Horses
The Horse
. … There are a growing number of equine veterinarians and behavior specialists who can help with a specific program. These can be found through The Animal Behavior Society or the American Veterinary Medical Association. …

Local shelters see higher demand for pets
Lowell Sun (Mass.)
. … But a report this year from the American Veterinary Medical Association found that Massachusetts has the lowest rate of pet ownership of any state in the country. …

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