National Issues

The AVMA represents the interests of veterinarians on federal legislative and regulatory issues that influence animal health, public health and the veterinary profession. Learn what AVMA is doing to advance veterinary medicine at the national level.

State & Local Issues

Here you will find summaries of selected AVMA policies, state veterinary medical associations, AVMA federal and state government relations contacts, comprehensive issue papers, and tools to make your advocacy efforts more effective.

Get Involved

Learn how you can have an impact on the future of animal health, human health and the veterinary profession. Your veterinary expertise can help decision-makers across the nation shape public policy to preserve the future of veterinary medicine.