The AVMA Advocate - Top 10 Things Going on in Washington, D.C. - April 2012

  1. AVMA's Legislative Advisory Committee met at the AVMA Washington, DC office for Spring 2012 meeting
  2. Fairness to Pet Owners Act featured in National Journal advertisement
  3. Veterinary-related provisions in the Senate Agriculture Committee's 2012 Farm Bill.
  4. AVMA, AVC "Lunch n' Learn" gives congressional staff, media insight on animal welfare issues and beef feedlot production practices
  5. New video illustrates redundant nature of legislation mandating veterinary prescription writing
  6. GRD makes rounds on Capitol Hill urging Congress to fund key USDA programs
  7. ABC News features congressional pets in news story
  8. Space Shuttle Discovery flies over the U.S. Capitol
  9. Bo Obama, White House family celebrate Easter in Washington, DC
  10. Ushered in by the elephant parade, the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus came to Washington, D.C.