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News: WSAVA Monthly NEWs - March, 2007
Posted by: JimEdwards on Mar 04, 2007 - 06:32 PM
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WSAVA World Congress Sydney 2007 Update
In six short months, small animal veterinarians, scholars, nurses, and industry representatives will meet in the beautiful city of Sydney, Australia for the 32nd WSAVA World Congress on August 19-23, 2007.

Proceedings Available On-Line
Proceedings from the WSAVA/FECAVA/CSAVA 2006 World Congress are now available on-line via the WSAVA website.

NEWS From Around the World

New York, NY - The American Kennel Club® announced today that the Yorkshire Terrier, fondly called the “Yorkie” by millions of enthusiasts, has overtaken the beloved Golden Retriever and the iconic German Shepherd Dog to become the second most popular purebred dog in America according to AKC® registration figures. The Labrador Retriever is the most popular purebred dog in the country once again—a spot it has held since 1991.

Kindness: The New Pet Pain Relief: Jennifer Perret; SPARK Plug, University of Guelph
A pill, a hug and some encouraging words could be among the treatment veterinarians prescribe for pets after a procedure, if University of Guelph researchers can find just how effective a little love can be for helping relieve pain. Professor Patricia Turner of the Department of Pathobiology and her research team are studying how social networks and positive attention can reduce anxiety and alter an animal’s perception of pain.

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