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 NEWS & ALERTS

 
January 31,2018
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has closed its investigation into a multistate outbreak of human Campylobacter infections linked to puppies sold through a national pet store chain. The outbreak affected at least 113 people from 17 states. Although the investigation has been closed, the CDC cautions that illnesses could continue to occur because people may be unaware of the risk of Campylobacter infections from puppies and dogs.
February 16,2018
Two AVMA members are among the 78 women taking part in an expedition to Antarctica that serves as t
January 31,2018
Pet owners urged to schedule a dental checkup in February during National Pet Dental Health Month
January 31,2018
Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announ
January 19,2018
Veterinarians and others with an interest in veterinary medicine are urged to review and provide co
January 12,2018
Three of the most prestigious awards in veterinary medicine, animal welfare and human-animal interac
January 09,2018
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has taken significant steps to help the veterina
January 05,2018
Two cornerstones of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) family, AVMA LIFE and AVMA P
January 05,2018
The American Veterinary Medical Association began providing association management services to the
December 28,2017
Making resolutions for a healthier year in 2018? The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
December 04,2017
In addition to his naughty-and-nice list, Santa Claus has procured another important piece of paperw
 

 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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