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Dog Bite Risk and Prevention: The Role of Breed
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Welfare Implications of Teeth Clipping, Tail Docking and Permanent Identification of Piglets
Welfare Implications of the Use of Beta Agonists
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Governance of the AVMA, and the Report of the Task Force on Governance and Member Participation (FAQ)
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Santa's Veterinarian Answers Kids' Questions about Santa's Reindeer
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Backyard Chickens 101: A Quick Guide for Small Animal Veterinarians
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Compounding
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Microchipping of Animals
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Nutrition Matters: Communicating the Value of Nutrition in Pet Health
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Pathways to U.S. Veterinary Licensure
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Regulating Animal Food/Feeds, Feed Additives and Drugs: FDA Resources
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Salmonella - Animals as Sources of Infection in People
Soring Horses: Unethical Practice Making Horses Suffer
Vaccinations: What to expect after your pet's vaccination
Vaccines and Sarcomas: A Concern for Cat Owners
VCPR: The Veterinarian-Client-Patient Relationship
Veterinary Compliance with the DEA and the Controlled Substances Act
Veterinary Medicine in Today's Global Community
Veterinary Prescriptions
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20/20 Vision Commission Report (2011)
Antimicrobial Use - Discussions of the Task Force (2010)
Dog Bite Prevention - A Community Approach (2001)
Economic Reports Subscription (2015)
Food Supply Veterinary Medicine Coalition Report (2006)
Foreign Accreditation - Report of the AVMA Task Force on Foreign Veterinary School Accreditation
Global Veterinary Activities - Report on AVMA's Current Role (2011)
Governance and Member Participation Task Force Report
One Health - OHITF Final Report (2008)
U.S. Pet Ownership & Demographics Sourcebook (2012)
Vaccine-Associated Feline Sarcoma Task Force (2001 Report)
Veterinary Compensation Report (2013): Biennial Economic Survey
Veterinary Internships - Task Force Report (2011)
Veterinary Practice Measures (2013): Biennial Economic Survey
Veterinary Workforce Study (2013)
VMA Resource Center
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