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August 2022

(Vol 260; No. 11: pp. 1237-1400)

Mediolateral (A) and dorsopalmar (B) radiographic images of the left carpus of a 6-year-old castrated male Belgian Sheepdog with toe-touching left forelimb lameness and carpal soft tissue swelling following a 20-foot fall from a ledge.


What Is Your Diagnosis?

A 6-year-old Belgian Sheepdog was presented following a 20-foot fall from a ledge onto grass. What do the radiographs show?



This July, the AVMA Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The CVTEA accredits educational programs for veterinary technicians across the United States.

The AVMA Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities requires that graduates of CVTEA–accredited veterinary technology programs are deemed competent in over 300 essential skills.

An up-and-coming practice manager, a longtime practice consultant, and an AVMA economics expert discuss how practices can use surveys, social media, and in-person interactions to learn what clients want.

The candidates for 2022-23 AVMA president-elect—Drs. Grace Bransford and Rena Carlson—spoke to AVMA News about their reasons for running for the AVMA presidency as well as their thoughts on diversity, equity, and inclusion; well-being; and the future of veterinary medicine.

The highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza virus spreading across North America is killing not only millions of poultry but also untold thousands of geese, ducks, eagles, and vultures.

Kevin Shea, head of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, talks about the agency’s ongoing work protecting U.S. borders from animal disease and enforcing the Animal Welfare Act.



  Featured articles

Victoria R. Merenda, Brooklyn K. Wagner, Andréia G. Arruda, Magdiél Lopez Soriano, Shawnee Montgomery, Johann F. Coetzee, and Monique D. Pairis-Garcia
Sue Yee Lim, Jörg M. Steiner, and Harry Cridge

















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