January 01, 2009

Veterinarians' incomes continued to increase from 2005-2007, though few expect incomes to increase as much from 2007-2009.


EXECUTIVE BOARD COVERAGE Rabies and other public health policies revisited The Executive Board has approved several recommendations from the Council on Public Health and Regulatory Veterinary Medicine. A new policy titled Rabies was approved, and six other policies were rescinded that addressed specific aspects of rabies—Rabies Vaccination Procedures, Rabies Vaccine Administration, CDC Rabies Section Chief, Rabies Vaccination for Cats, Oral Rabies Vaccines, and Model Rabies Ordinance. This overarching rabies policy now encompasses the previous policies. The new policy states that the AVMA endorses the Compendium of Animal Rabies Prevention and Control developed by the National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians. Through its li ...