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.
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.
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…
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, AAVMC form Veterinary Futures Commission
A Veterinary Futures Commission has been established by the AVMA and the AAVMC
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).
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 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 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 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.
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 celebrates farm bill’s signing, inclusion of animal health programs
The AVMA released a statement in response to President Trump signing the farm bill into law.
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…