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Highly pathogenic avian influenza found in U.S. dairy cattle

This is the first time HPAI has been detected in dairy cattle, and the second time in a ruminant. Here's what's currently known about this rapidly evolving situation.

Student loans: What you need to know

There's an important deadline coming on July 1 for the PAYE repayment plan. My Veterinary Life has the details, along with updated video modules to help take the guesswork out of repayment strategy. Learn more

New data tool powers your perfect job search

Explore the job market in a new way with AVMA JobFIT. See cost-of-living and other data about communities side by side with job listings. Explore JobFIT

Understanding future workforce needs

Staffing and other challenges are fueling discussion of workforce needs—and some risky proposals to change how veterinary care is provided. View backgrounders on key issues:

Dog bite prevention week

Strengthen the veterinary team-client partnership

The Positive Pet Care Guide and Effective Equine Care Guide, developed through industry collaborations, help veterinary practices foster healthy communication and strong partnerships with clients. Use them to align client and team expectations; encourage supportive environments; and support the best possible patient care.

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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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Onboarding to support team retention

Intentional onboarding focuses on the employee experience and the goal of retention. Discover how you can bring effective, purposeful onboarding to your organization.

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Bovine, equine groups create veterinary technician utilization guidelines

The documents from the American Association of Bovine Practitioners and the American Association of Equine Veterinary Technicians and Assistants aim to aid in staff retention, veterinary team utilization, and patient care.

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