New opportunity: Become a mentor
You can make a difference in the life of a new veterinarian. MentorVet Connect, brought to you by the AVMA, helps connect you with new graduates and provides you with the training, guidance and tools to be an effective mentor. Sign up now and begin mentoring in July.
Tools you can use: Positive Pet Care Guide
This free resource, developed through an industrywide collaboration, will help companion animal practices foster healthy communication and strong partnerships with pet owners. Use it to align client and team expectations, and encourage a supportive, safe environment for all. Get guide
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. Read more
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. Read more
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.
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.
Beef cow with atypical BSE found in South Carolina
A beef cow at a slaughter plant in South Carolina tested positive for an atypical case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), according to a May 19 announcement from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
JAVMArt Jubilee celebrates 50 years of JAVMA cover art
AVMF hires former Ohio State fundraiser as executive director
Animal scientist Grandin awarded honorary DVM by Kansas State
In Memory: Timothy Montgomery, dedicated AVMA volunteer leader, dies at 65
Bill seeks to strengthen US foreign animal disease response
Hurry! Early-bird deadline extended for AVMA Convention 2023
AVMA Convention 2023 takes place July 14-18 in beautiful Denver. Save up to $100 and get the best deals on hotel and travel when you register by June 12.
AVMA COE® virtual feedback sessions
June 9 – 16
Member Appreciation Week
June 11 – 17
AVMA Convention early-bird registration deadline
Train the Trainer workshop
July 14 – 18
Check the Chip Day
Opioid CE: Are you up to date on regulations?
Three new webinars help you meet your state’s CE requirements for prescribing controlled substances, including opioids.
Drug diversion regulations and compliance
Drug-seeking clients: Recognize and prevent