World Rabies Day 2019: Vaccinate to eliminate
World Rabies Day 2019: Vaccinate to eliminate
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…
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. 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…
Steve Dale wins inaugural AVMA Excellence in Media Award
The American Veterinary Medical Association has announced that Steve Dale is the winner of the inaugural AVMA Excellence in Media Award, which will be…
Rural veterinary care bill introduced in House
AVMA President Dr. John de Jong released the following statement in response to today’s introduction of the VMLRP Enhancement Act.
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…
Registration opens for AVMA Convention 2022
Registration is open for AVMA Convention 2022, to be held July 29-Aug. 2 in Philadelphia. This will be AVMA’s first in-person convention since 2019.
Powered By You: AVMA Convention 2020 registration now open
Thousands to gather in San Diego July 31 – Aug. 4 for this year’s event
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…
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,…
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…
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. 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.
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.
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…
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…
AVMF receives more than $50,000 in donations to support wildfire and animal relief efforts in Australia
The gifts bring the total donation to date to more than $125,000, including AVMA’s $25,000 contribution and AVMF's match of $50,000.
AVMA and AVMF initiate new fundraising effort in partnership with VCA Charities to support Australian veterinarians
With more than 75 fires still burning, the AVMA, AVMF and VCA Charities join forces on a second phase of fundraising to support Australian…
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 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…
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.
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 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…