A variant of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) – one that is not an immediate threat to humans – is on the move in the United States in both wild
Continue Reading Alert to Poultry Flock Owners: Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza on the Move in the US

As previously described, NJ bill A1219 would require veterinarians or health officials to notify known pet owners prior to rabies testing of the deceased pet, which currently involves decapitation
Continue Reading NJ Rabies Notification Requirements Properly Amended by Governor’s Veto

FDA has continued to exercise its authority, via guidance documents, which FDA says, while not legally enforceable, represent the agencies current thinking on the topic.  To further the judicious use
Continue Reading FDA issues guidance #263 recommending that animal-approved over-the-counter medially important antimicrobial drugs are required to be overseen by veterinarians before sale and use.

FDA recently published Guidance #263 titled, “Recommendations for Sponsors of Medically Important Antimicrobial Drugs Approved for Use in Animals to Voluntarily Bring Under Veterinary Oversight All Products That Continue to
Continue Reading FDA issues guidance recommending that animal-approved over-the-counter medically important antimicrobial drugs are required to be overseen by veterinarians before sale and use.

As reported in the Washington Post on June 19, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has launched a “multistate investigation after imported rescue dog tests positive for
Continue Reading The continued threat of canine rabies imported into the U.S. through unregulated rescue channels