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AVMA wins World Veterinary Day Award 2021 recognizing the veterinary response to the COVID-19 crisis
World Veterinary Day is celebrated annually on the last Saturday of April to recognize the work of veterinarians around the world and their…
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…
Dr. Jonna Mazet named recipient of 2021 AVMA Global Veterinary Service Award
Dr. Jonna Mazet, professor of epidemiology and disease ecology at the University of California, Davis’ School of Veterinary Medicine, is the winner of…
Dr. Steven Budsberg named recipient of 2021 AVMA Career Achievement in Canine Research Award
Dr. Steven Budsberg, professor of orthopedic surgery at University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, is the winner of the 2021 AVMA Career…
Dr. Stuart Brown named recipient of 2021 AVMA Meritorious Service Award
Dr. Stuart Brown, vice president of equine safety at Keeneland, is the winner of the 2021 AVMA Meritorious Service Award.
Dr. Larry Cowgill named recipient of 2021 AVMA Clinical Research Award
Dr. Larry Cowgill, a professor at the University of California Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, is the winner of the 2021 AVMA Clinical Research…
Dr. Gregory Hammer named recipient of 2021 AVMA Award
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) today named former association President Dr. Gregory Hammer as the winner of the 2021 AVMA Award.
AVMA highlights member accomplishments across the profession during the association's first-ever Member Appreciation Week
During its inaugural Member Appreciation Week June 13-19, the AVMA will honor the contributions that its 97,000+ members make every day to the…
Registration opens for AVMA Convention 2021
Registration is open for the American Veterinary Medical Association Convention 2021, which will be held virtually from July 29-August 1. Enjoy…
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 celebrates trailblazers, current leaders during Women’s History Month
During Women’s History Month, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) celebrates the past achievements of women in veterinary medicine.
AVMA celebrates Black History Month by highlighting Black pioneers in veterinary medicine
During Black History Month, the AVMA will spotlight the contributions of Black veterinarians in improving animal and human health while also working…
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…
New commission will address diversity, equity and inclusion across the veterinary profession
The AVMA and the AAVMC today announced the formation of a new commission that will lead a coordinated and comprehensive effort to enhance diversity,…
Pet owners: If you get COVID-19, what’s your pet care plan?
The AVMA reminds pet owners to have a plan in place to care for their animals in the event they contract the novel coronavirus COVID-19.
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…
AVMA announces new retirement plan for veterinarians
The AVMA today announced a new retirement plan for AVMA members, featuring competitive investments, outstanding service and greatly reduced plan…
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 Named 2020 ASAE “Power of A” Silver Award Winner
The American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) has announced that the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) will receive a 2020 Power…
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.
Dr. Janice Siegford named recipient of 2020 AVMA Humane Award
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) today honored Janice Siegford, Ph.D., as the winner of the 2020 AVMA Humane Award.
Dr. Harry Werner named recipient of 2020 AVMA Animal Welfare Award
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) today honored Dr. Harry Werner as the winner of the 2020 AVMA Animal Welfare Award.
AVMA Convention 2020 cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns
With the unprecedented, rapidly-changing times related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the AVMA has been closely monitoring the situation and following the…