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Numerous pet food products have been recalled recently, for reasons including the presence of low levels of pentobarbital in some products, and concerns about possible contamination with Salmonella or Listeria monocytogenes in others. View all current recalls at
Depopulation guidelines, care for underserved populations, and upgrades to the AVMA website were among the topics addressed by the AVMA Board of Directors at its April meeting.
New resources created by the AVMA will support you in complying with opioid reporting requirements, understanding continuing education needs, and preventing drug diversion. We continue to develop new tools while also working with federal regulators, drug manufacturers and drug distributors to advocate for the needs of veterinarians and our patients.
AVMA is the founding educational partner for a new online certificate program that will help you and your veterinary team better support the human-animal bond. The curriculum is just one facet of our organizational partnership with the nonprofit Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI), which also joined with the North American Veterinary Community for this project.
Drs. Charles Lemme and Melanie Marsden will join the AVMA Board of Directors in July after being elected by members in Districts 7 and 9, respectively.


As a nontraditional veterinary student, Jeremy George had a career before pursuing a DVM degree, which he says has helped him keep tabs on his finances.
Student AVMA members and leaders gathered March 15-17 in Philadelphia to attend the 49th annual SAVMA
Sarah Neuser will be the first person to tell you she isn't perfect. But then, dozens of others will say otherwise.
Drs. Charles Lemme and Melanie Marsden will join the AVMA Board of Directors
After almost two years as AVMA vice president, Dr. Stacy Pritt shared a few parting thoughts with JAVMA News before her term concludes
Veterinarians in North America and Europe are under pressure to reduce antimicrobial administration on swine farms.
A veterinarian who works in food animal practice and research in Texas is the new president of the American Association of Swine Veterinarians.
Strangles, a highly contagious upper respiratory tract disease caused by Streptococcus equi subsp equi, remains one of the most common diseases in horses.
Few people think a snack bag could suffocate a dog or a cat, until the unthinkable occurs. The dog or cat puts its head inside a bag of chips or another snack
The trainers for Greyhounds with 24 positive test results for cocaine metabolites won two court victories that could overturn Florida's drug testing rules.



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