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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.


One of the goals of the Veterinary Nurse Initiative, which was launched last year, is to ensure that every veterinary technician is credentialed.
AVMA President Michael Topper was among the witnesses on a panel testifying at a March 14 congressional hearing in support
The AVMA, with support from the AVMA PLIT, took action when United Airlines announced a new policy requiring a veterinarian's
Dr. Michael Whitehair has kept a busy schedule since his election as chair of the AVMA Board of Directors
Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, and Hurricane Maria came one after another last fall
The American Veterinary Medical Foundation recently announced the recipients of new research grants in pharmacology and pain management in dogs.
The AVMA has announced that Matthew J. Salois, PhD, joined the Association's Veterinary Economics Division as director April 2
A 10-year virus identification project starting this year could identify most viruses with potential to cause disease in humans.
A Canadian company is barred from exporting animal foods to the U.S. after perpetrating a fraud intended to cover up a shipment of unsafe feed.
The American Association of Bovine Practitioners hosted the first in a planned series of educational meetings designed for recent graduates.



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