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Cyberbullying and social media

Protect your reputation, limit your risk, and discover ways to respond to cyberbullies. AVMA's expanded toolkit for reputation management is now available to the entire profession, supported by an educational grant from Banfield Pet Hospital.

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Compounding: How will new rules affect you?

Here’s what you need to know about the FDA’s plans to begin routine inspectional activity for its new rules on compounding from bulk drug substances. 

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How advocacy protects animal health

AVMA’s relationships in Washington provide critical support for the work veterinary teams do every day to advance animal health. Here are some of the highest-priority issues. 

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Negotiating and accepting a job

Looking for a primer on production-based pay versus salary or daily rates? Do you know the pluses and minuses of sign-on bonuses or restrictive contract clauses? AVMA’s Veterinary Career Center has you covered. Here's what you need to know.

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Client education made easy

Download ready-to-use materials to post in exam rooms, or hand to clients, to educate about topics ranging from pet safety to NSAIDs and vaccination. They’re a free benefit of your AVMA membership.

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Explore the Journey for Teams

Every veterinary team member now has a pathway to foster greater diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workplaces. Discover the Journey for Teams—and see why veterinary colleagues are excited about it.

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Anti-doping program goes in effect for horse racing

Thoroughbred racing’s first uniform, nationwide anti-doping program launched March 27. The program will involve centralized testing, with harmonization among laboratories so they are testing for the same substances at the same concentrations.

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AVMA endorses federal legislation to address illicit xylazine

The bill would equip law enforcement with additional tools to stop illegal xylazine trafficking while protecting veterinarians’ access to this important animal sedative. Its introduction culminates weeks of work by the AVMA and other stakeholders.

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Will you be ready if disaster strikes?

Two CE certificate programs prepare you to help yourself and others. Both are free to AVMA members on AVMA Axon®.

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