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…
Winners announced for 2021 AVMA Animal Welfare Assessment Contest
The 21stannual AVMA Animal Welfare Assessment Contest drew a record 263 participants from 28 universities and 8 countries, who completed online…
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. 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…
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.
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…
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…
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.
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.
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…
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…
New research shows dog bites down in 2018, but risk increases among children under 1 year
National Dog Bite Prevention Week 2019
Veterinary profession releases statement of support to protect, strengthen licensure requirements
AVMA joins AAVSB , AAVMC and NAVTA in statement of support to protect, strengthen licensure requirements