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During National Pet Week, AVMA shares tips to provide “lifetime of love”
During National Pet Week and beyond, these tips and resources will help equip pet owners to ensure their pets are living happy, healthy lives.
For National Dog Bite Prevention Week (April 10-16), experts provide tips to prevent likelihood of bites
During National Dog Bite Prevention Week, veterinarians and others offer tips to prevent bites from happening.
VPRF/AVMF Pharmacology Research Grant Recipients Announced
The American Veterinary Medical Foundation and the Veterinary Pharmacology Research Foundation selected two veterinary researchers as recipients of…
AVMA: “Doggie breath” could be a sign of serious disease
Does your sweet pet have sour breath? That odor coming from your pet’s mouth could be more than a nuisance: it could signify a serious health risk…
AVMA recognizes U.S. Senator Tina Smith with Advocacy Award
U.S. Sen. Tina Smith (D-Minn.) is the winner of the 2021 AVMA Advocacy Award for her ongoing contributions in advancing the veterinary profession and…
AVMA secures reintroduction of House legislation addressing student debt, veterinary shortages
Congress reintroduced the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act (VMLRPEA) today to address student debt and veterinary shortages.
AVMA, VetSuccess partner to bolster veterinary industry economic data offerings
The AVMA and VetSuccess have partnered to expand the scope and reach of their economic data and reports, providing veterinary professionals with the…
AVMA's new guidelines will support veterinarians in use of telehealth
A practical guide to the use of telehealth across the entire veterinary profession—supporting better patient care, enhancing veterinarians'…
COVID can't cancel Christmas; reindeer ready to fly after veterinary exam
A difficult year looks to have a happy ending for children around the world, as a health exam of Santa's reindeer has confirmed that his team is…
AVMA influence is apparent in new DOT final rule on traveling by air with service animals
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued a final rule that amends regulations under the Air Carrier Access Act, defining a service…
AVMA’s latest economic report highlights growth, opportunities in veterinary profession
A new report from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) shows strong economic growth in the veterinary profession in 2019, while…
Halloween can be a scary time for pets; AVMA shares tips on keeping them safe
While many parts of the country may be scaling back or cancelling trick-or-treating this year due to COVID-19 restrictions, there will still be plenty…
In disruptive year, AVMA's 2020 Economic Summit to focus on transformation through collaboration
Registration is now open for the 2020 AVMA Economic Summit, the only event focused solely on the economic challenges and opportunities of veterinary…
Nation's top suicide prevention and veterinary medical organizations partner to release new resource for veterinary workplaces
This new free guide will help support veterinary workplaces in the aftermath of an employee’s death by suicide.
AVMA launches new video resource channel for veterinarians in partnership with Boehringer Ingelheim through PetPro telemedicine app
AVMA members now have a new way to readily access timely information about animal care, client service and practice management, thanks to an…
New resource provides veterinarians with latest research, regulatory updates on cannabis products for pets
With the publication of "Cannabis in Veterinary Medicine" by the AVMA, veterinarians now have a comprehensive new resource guide to the latest…
AVMA urges pet evacuation kits for those in path of storms, wildfires
Hundreds of wildfires are burning in California, forcing more than 100,000 people to evacuate and affecting air quality as far away as Nebraska.
More fireworks can lead to more anxious pets: 8 tips from the AVMA to keep them calm
The Fourth of July may still be several days away, but fireworks have been rattling cities across the country for weeks. Chicago, for example, has…
National Dog Bite Prevention Coalition offers tips for safely sheltering at home with pets during the COVID-19 crisis
The coronavirus pandemic has introduced a good deal of uncertainty into our lives, as well as the lives of our pets. As people shelter at home, adopt…
COVID-19 stimulus package: What it means for veterinary professionals
Two recently enacted packages of legislation include many provisions that may be helpful to veterinarians during the COVID-19 pandemic. The AVMA has…
AVMA statement on Senate passage of Families First Coronavirus Response Act
AVMA President Dr. John Howe released the following statement in response to passage of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
AVMA champions legislation to help veterinarians pursue additional training
The VET MED Act (Veterinary Education and Training Minimizes Educational Debt, H.R. 6134) would help alleviate the cost of additional training for…
Good dental hygiene key to a pet's overall health
While the majority of Americans brush their teeth at least twice every day, most of them do far less to prevent dental disease in their pets. Learn…
Spending agreement is welcome news for veterinarians
AVMA President Dr. John Howe released the following statement in response to the continuing resolution passed by the U.S. House and Senate.
AVMA fellow joins Sen. Feinstein’s office
AVMA's 2019-2020 fellow, Dr. Deborah Thomson, has secured a year-long placement as a full-time staff member in the office of Sen. Dianne Feinstein.