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Mars Veterinary Health, AVMA, and industry leaders unveil the Positive Pet Care Guide
Today, an industry-wide working group led by Mars Veterinary Health and the AVMA released the Positive Pet Care Guide – a new resource aimed at…
National Dog Bite Prevention Week: Promoting peaceful coexistence with our canine companions
Most dogs coexist peacefully with people, but dog bites remain a serious public health risk. National Dog Bite Prevention Week is April 9-15.
American Veterinary Medical Foundation and Merck Animal Health donate to Turkey, Syria to aid earthquake relief for veterinarians and animals
The American Veterinary Medical Foundation and Merck Animal Health announced $100,000 in funding to support disaster relief for veterinarians and…
AVMA: “Doggie breath” could be a sign of serious disease
Does your sweet pet have sour breath? That odor from your pet’s mouth could signify a serious health risk that could lead to additional problems.
AVMA creates new cyberbullying resources for veterinarians with educational grant from Banfield Pet Hospital
New resources to help veterinarians effectively counter and recover from cyberbullying attacks were recently unveiled at the AVMA's Veterinary…
AVMA celebrates National Veterinary Technician Week (Oct. 16-22)
During National Veterinary Technician Week, October 16-22, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) is celebrating the invaluable…
Hurricane Ian: Preparing for evacuation and keeping pets safe and healthy when returning home
Millions of people in Florida are under evacuation orders today as Hurricane Ian bears down on the U.S. mainland, and many of them will be evacuating…
Zoetis Foundation and the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) offering new scholarships for students in veterinary technician programs
A new scholarship program to support students in veterinary technician programs was announced today by the Zoetis Foundation and the AVMF.
Dr. Patricia Turner named recipient of 2022 AVMA Animal Welfare Award
To honor her decades dedicated to improving farm and laboratory animal welfare through teaching, training, service, research, advocacy and policy…
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.
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, 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'…
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…
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…
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.
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…