American Veterinarian Medical Association

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Dr. Bernard Vallat, director general of the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), was selected as the first recipient of the Penn...

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Nonprofits collaborate on pet memorial program


Tufts veterinary student travels to Asia, Africa on fellowships

College news

USDA fights bovine TB, downgrades Minnesota's status

Grant boosts mission of WSAVA

Just the stats

Menu Foods announces settlement to recalls of pet food

Fluffy can't stop chasing his tail

AAHA president works to raise association's profile

AAHA addresses industry-wide issues

AVMA assembles animal travel requirements

Legislative watch program debuts

Voting AVMA members to meet

Wohlferth-Bethke joins Membership and Field Services Division

AVMA controller built fiscal integrity

Board approves site visits to schools in Latin America, Europe

Committee's purpose revisited

Board appoints representatives to committees, liaisons

Nominations welcome for at-large council vacancies

Amendment would allow HOD to fill council vacancies twice a year

Retiring members to pay half-dues

Principles of ethics direct veterinarians to disclose conflicts of interest

New version of policy opposes conventional steel-jawed leghold traps

Board approves policy changes on pet food, dog shows

Positions tackle legislation of animal drugs, other government items

Board takes on food labeling, other concerns of animal agriculture

AVMA partners on World Rabies Day, endorses resource on psittacosis

Policy addresses use of elephant guides, tethers

AVMA takes stance against double-deck trailers for equine transport

AVMA leaders seek support for workforce expansion legislation


In the May 15, 2008, JAVMA News story “Suited for space,” astronaut and veterinarian Dr. Rick Linnehan said he plans on returning to Houston or perhaps NASA headquarters in Washington, D.C., to work on special life sciences and extravehicular activity projects for the Constellation program, which will send astronauts to the moon. An additional note: First, NASA is sending him to Boston for a sabbatical year at Harvard.