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January 18,2018
Health officials are investigating a multistate outbreak of human Campylobacter infections linked to puppies sold through a national pet store chain. At least 97 people have been identified with laboratory-confirmed infections or symptoms consistent with Campylobacter infection. The CDC has details about the outbreak on its website, along with advice for veterinariansa, pet owners, pet store workers and healthcare providers.
February 01,2018
Veterinarians reopen clinics, aid animals despite infrastructure damage  By Greg Cima Posted Jan.
February 01,2018
Posted Jan. 18, 2018 AVMA leadership met with Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue on Dec. 6, 2017,
February 01,2018
National Center for Veterinary Parasitology aims to advance discipline By Katie Burns Posted Jan.
February 01,2018
Posted Jan. 18, 2018 By Katie Burns The AVMA has revamped its discount program to meet the profess
February 01,2018
Posted Jan. 18, 2018 Aratana Therapeutics Inc. announced Dec. 20, 2017, that the Department of Agr
February 01,2018
Potent fentanyl, fentanyl analogues threaten drug detection dogs By Greg Cima Posted Jan. 18, 2018
February 01,2018
By Malinda Larkin Posted Jan. 18, 2018 Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Scie
February 01,2018
By Barbara Dutton Posted Jan. 18, 2018 Like politics, all employment opportunity trends in the ve
February 01,2018
Posted Jan. 18, 2018   The American College of Veterinary Pathologists welcomed 110 new diplomate
February 01,2018
Posted Jan. 18, 2018 ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​Dr. Jens Haggstrom ​Dr. Mogens Hansen
 

 POLICY UPDATES

 
January 19,2018
A working group has drafted possible revisions to the Model Veterinary Practice Act, a cornerstone policy that defines the VCPR and affects all segments of veterinary medicine. Your input is sought to review the draft. Don't miss your chance to influence this important policy. Comments are due March 25.
January 09,2018
The House of Delegates approved the profession’s first-ever Definition of Antimicrobial Stewardship and Core Principles of Antimicrobial Stewardship in Veterinary Medicine.
July 24,2017
The new Policy on Telemedicine provides guidance for veterinarians who wish to offer telehealth services and use telemedicine tools. The AVMA is committed to ensuring our members are well supported and primed for success in utilizing telemedicine to serve patients and clients.
July 24,2017
A newly approved policy provide professional guidance on the Veterinarian’s Role in Supporting Appropriate Selection and Use of Service, Assistance and Therapy Animals.
July 24,2017
The House of Delegates in July approved a new AVMA Policy on Handling Companion Animal Remains.
January 05,2018
The AVMA relies on members' experience, expertise and involvement to guide our work. Please consider serving on one of our policy-making and advisory panels.
 

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