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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. 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 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…
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,…
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…
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.
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.
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…
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.
Powered By You: AVMA Convention 2020 registration now open
Thousands to gather in San Diego July 31 – Aug. 4 for this year’s event