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…
AVMA celebrates legislative win for animal welfare
AVMA President Dr. John Howe released the following statement in response to today’s vote by the U.S. Senate to advance the PACT Act
AVMA applauds legislation to address animal abuse
AVMA President Dr. John Howe released the following statement in response to today’s vote by the U.S. House of Representatives to advance the PACT…
AVMA welcomes legislation to stop horse abuse
AVMA President Dr. John de Jong released the following statement in response to today's passage of the PAST Act by the U.S. House of Representatives.
AVMA selects 2019-2020 congressional fellow
AVMA is pleased to announce the selection of veterinarian Dr. Deborah Thomson for the highly competitive 2019-2020 AVMA Fellowship Program.
Spending bill increases funding for rural veterinary program
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) welcomes today's passage of the agriculture spending bill by the U.S House of Representatives.
AVMA welcomes retirement legislation
AVMA President Dr. John de Jong released the following statement in response to today’s passage of the SECURE Act of 2019 (H.R. 1994).
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.