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Fly-in brings veterinary advocates to Capitol Hill

Over 140 veterinarians and students met with lawmakers during the annual AVMA event, calling for legislation to close gaps in rural veterinary care and ensure the health of imported dogs.

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New data tool powers your perfect job search

Explore the job market in a new way with AVMA JobFIT. This tool pulls together socioeconomic, demographic, and other data about communities throughout the U.S. to help you find the perfect match. Explore JobFIT

Make your voice heard: Principles of Veterinary Medical Ethics

Proposed updates to the AVMA's Principles of Veterinary Medical Ethics are available for review and comment by all AVMA members. See the proposed changes, and contribute your thoughts between now and March 4, 2024. Review and comment

HOD addresses in-person VCPR, proposed midlevel position

The House of Delegates' January Veterinary Information Forum explored the risks of proposals currently under discussion in the profession, along with future workforce needs and staffing challenges in specific veterinary segments. Read now

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Become a mentor—Get a mentor

MentorVet Connect, brought to you by the AVMA, connects new veterinary graduates with trained mentors, free of charge. The connection can transform both partners. Apply now to become a mentor or mentee.

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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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HHS, senators ask DEA to ease marijuana restrictions

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Service (HHS) has recommended that marijuana shift from a Schedule I controlled substance to Schedule III. A dozen senators want it removed from the Controlled Substances Act entirely.

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Pet food safety: Resources to keep patients and clients safe

Recalls of animal foods and treats can raise questions for animal owners. Here are resources that make it easier for you to provide answers for clients, including a new webpage on how to safely handle pet food and treats.

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Talking about cost of care

An intentional approach to conversations around cost of care helps clients understand treatment options while relying on the veterinarian’s expertise. Learn how in a new webinar on AVMA Axon.

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