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Empowering veterinarians to thrive in the profession we all love.

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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.

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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.

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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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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).

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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.

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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

Opioids and drug diversion: Veterinary trends