AVMA IN THE NEWS: Week of December 28, 2014

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 28 – Saturday, January 3
: 95
Daily Average: 13.6
2014 High Avg.: 117.71 (week of October 5)



Keep dogs and cats safe during winter
MyFoxHouston.com (HealthDay News)
. … The American Veterinary Medical Association has more about cold weather pet safety. …

Pet Talk: Vomiting in pets could be sign of chronic bowel disease
The Oregonian
. … A study published last year in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association revealed that 99 out of 100 cats showing symptoms of chronic vomiting, diarrhea, and weight loss had some form of chronic small bowel disease. …


Products help keep pet’s teeth clean, but brushing is best
Northwest Florida Daily News
. … In 1994 a meeting sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania resulted in 35 veterinary dentists, dental scientists, and representatives of relevant organizations including the American Dental Association (sponsor of the ADA Council on Dental Therapeutics “Seal of Acceptance” system), AVMA and AAHA. …

Young-Williams Animal Center kicks off ‘Happy Neuter Year’ campaign
Knoxville News Sentinel (Tenn.)
. … Spaying and neutering is an effective way to reduce the homeless pet populations, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association, and is safe for puppies and kittens starting at eight to 10 weeks old. …

Nevada Humane Society: Make a New Year’s resolution to spay and neuter pets in January
Carson City News (Nev.)
. … Spaying and neutering is one of the most effective ways to reduce the homeless pet population and is safe for puppies and kittens as young as eight to 10 weeks old, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association. …


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