Press Releases By Date


American Veterinary Medical Association lauds efforts to increase veterinary oversight of antimicrobials - 3/27/2014

AVMA celebrates National Ag Day - 3/26/2014

AVMA members advocate for federal legislation on Capitol Hill - 2/12/2014

President Obama picks veterinary college as site to sign Farm Bill - 2/7/2014

America’s veterinarians congratulate Congress on passage of Farm Bill - 2/4/2014

Dog breath? Get ‘em to the vet to prevent a costly problem - 1/21/2014

AVMA admits veterinary acupuncture academy into House of Delegates - 1/16/2014

New AVMA partnership supports recruitment and retention of public and corporate veterinarians - 1/16/2014

AVMA salutes U.S. Senate for unanimously passing veterinary medicine mobility bill - 1/9/2014


AVMA podcast: protect your pets during cold weather - 12/30/2013

Make a healthy New Year’s resolution … for your pets - 12/23/2013

Celebrate holidays safely with your pets - 12/18/2013

AVMA lauds FDA for new regulation of antibiotics in livestock feed - 12/11/2013

AVMA veterinary science prize awarded to four National FFA students at Louisville, Ky. expo - 11/19/2013

Be thankful for healthy pets - 11/14/2013

AVMA mourns veterinary pioneer, Dr. James H. Steele - 11/14/2013

Pass bill to end the abusive practice of soring, AVMA urges in testimony - 11/13/2013

Halloween can be scary, particularly for pets - 10/22/2013

AVMA fellows provide veterinary expertise to members of Congress - 10/21/2013

​AVMA and Federation of Veterinarians of Europe issue joint statement on essential role of veterinarians in protecting animal, human, public and environmental health - 10/15/2013

2013 National Veterinary Technician Week celebrates your vet’s partner in pet health care - 10/10/2013

AVMA offers tips on how to pick a pooch during Adopt-A-Dog Month - 10/8/2013

AVMA thanks USDA for excepting federal employees who verify animal vaccines - 10/8/2013

AVMA implores Congress to end government shutdown - 10/4/2013

AVMA alliance invests in future with new student program - 9/26/2013

USDA video reveals that soring still a problem for walking horses - 8/30/2013

AVMA: Deadline near for comments on guidelines for humane slaughter - 8/29/2013

First family adds second dog; should you? - 8/22/2013

Inaugural Check the Chip Day, Aug. 15, reminds owners to update microchip information - 8/14/2013

New game lets everyone become a virtual veterinarian - 8/12/2013

New Video Highlights AVMA Policy on Lamb Tail Docking - 8/8/2013

Dr. David Granstrom appointed AVMA COO, associate EVP - 8/6/2013

AVMA Praises U.S. Senators for Introducing Bill to Protect America's Walking Horses - 8/2/2013

Dr. Ted Cohn of Denver, Colo. elected AVMA President-elect - 7/30/2013

AVMA Commends Legislation to Support Wildlife, Zoological Veterinary Medicine - 7/24/2013

Dr. Clark K. Fobian of Sedalia, Mo. becomes AVMA President - 7/23/2013

​​Dr. Thomas F. Meyer of Washington elected Executive Board Chair - 7/23/2013

Dr. “Chip” Price of La. elected Executive Board Vice Chair - 7/23/2013

Honoring the volunteer members of the American Veterinary Medical Association's Veterinary Medical Assistance Teams - 7/22/2013

AVMA announces 2013-2014 class of Future Leaders at 150th annual convention - 7/21/2013

Candidates to AVMA council posts elected at July meeting - 7/20/2013

AVMA Honors Excellence in Animal Welfare, Public Health, Education and Research - 7/18/2013

LGVMA celebrates 20 years of diversity during AVMA’s convention in Chicago - 7/16/2013

AVMA convention welcomes veterinary technicians - 7/16/2013

In Case You Missed It: AVMA Op-Ed in The Hill Highlights Need for Farm Bill - 7/3/2013

AVMA awards prizes to five young scientists at Intel fair - 6/27/2013

AVMA offers all-access pass to video celebrating 150 years - 6/24/2013

AVMA film trailer hits theaters Friday, promotes veterinarians - 6/20/2013

AVMA passes 3 new policies on drug compounding - 6/20/2013

AVMA Honors Congressman Kurt Schrader With 2013 Advocacy Award - 6/19/2013

AVMA Publishes Report that Proposes Revamping the Association’s Governance Structure - 6/11/2013

AVMA offers new member service—website widgets - 6/4/2013

AVMA symposium offers opportunity for conversation about animals’ welfare - 5/24/2013

AVMA offers expert tips to reduce dog bites…no matter where your hometown ranks - 5/15/2013

AVMA Praises U.S. Senators on Bill to Amend the Controlled Substances Act - 5/15/2013

AVMA supports new legislation to combat animal & human disease - 5/9/2013

AVMA Announces Its 2013-2014 Congressional Fellows - 5/2/2013

AVMA Executive Board Receives Report from Task Force on Foreign Veterinary School Accreditation - 5/2/2013

National Pet Week May 5 – 11 - 5/2/2013

World Veterinary Day 2013: ‘Vaccination to prevent and protect’ - 4/24/2013

2013 AVMA Veterinary Workforce Report Confirms Excess Capacity in U.S. Veterinary Profession - 4/23/2013

AVMA Lauds U.S. Representatives on Bill to Amend the Controlled Substances Act - 4/16/2013

Major Veterinary Groups Urge Passage of Legislation to End Abusive Soring of Horses - 4/12/2013

Dogs get far more veterinary care than other pets in U.S. - 4/10/2013

Drs. Gary S. Brown, Michael E. Newman elected to AVMA Executive Board - 4/9/2013

Veterinarians to give service animals free eye exams in May - 4/2/2013

AVMA launches new Economics Division; Dr. Michael R. Dicks joins AVMA as director - 3/21/2013

Bipartisan Legislators Form Veterinary Medicine Caucus in the U.S. House of Representatives - 3/18/2013

Singles increasingly turn to pets for sense of family - 3/14/2013

AVMA Applauds U.S. Senators Tim Johnson, Mike Crapo and U.S. Representative Kurt Schrader for Introducing Legislation to Address a Need for Veterinarians in Rural Areas - 3/14/2013

AVMA’s 2013 reports on veterinary compensation, business measures available - 3/14/2013

AVMF issues call for America’s Favorite Veterinarian nominees - 3/7/2013

AVMA updates euthanasia guidelines - 2/27/2013

AVMA Joins Organizations From Across the Country In a New Coalition to Level the Playing Field for the Business Community - 2/14/2013

Survey: Dogs #1 in our hearts - 2/12/2013

Want to save money on your veterinary bills? - 1/30/2013

AVMA releases new stats on pet ownership, ranking top/bottom 10 states - 1/15/2013

AVMA celebrates 150 years - 1/10/2013


AVMA Responds to U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Final Rule on Livestock Traceability - 12/21/2012

AVMA president clears Santa's reindeer for Christmas flight - 12/21/2012

Healthy holiday gifts for your pets - 12/19/2012

AVMF again receives top rating - 12/13/2012

Crazy for catnip - 12/12/2012

When love isn’t enough - 12/6/2012

The truth about ‘Superbugs’ - 11/29/2012

AVMA, AAEP call for passage of Horse Protection Act amendments to curb soring - 11/21/2012

Be thankful for pets but celebrate wisely - 11/13/2012

AVMA/AVMF strive to help pets after Sandy - 11/9/2012

Two veterinarians on Capitol Hill - 11/9/2012

AVMA video ‘Ferrets 101’ teaches pet owners how to care for and enjoy pet ferrets - 11/6/2012

AVMA Fellowship Program provides veterinary expertise, input on Capitol Hill - 10/30/2012

AVMF urges preparedness for pet owners in hurricane's path - 10/29/2012

AVMA Convention ranked as one of 50 fastest growing conventions by Trade Show Executive - 10/9/2012

AVMA defends health of America's pets at FTC Pet Medication Workshop - 10/5/2012

Veterinary school graduates see drop in job offers, starting salaries - 9/26/2012

AVMA launches new committee to address unique concerns of early-career veterinarians - 9/25/2012

AVMA rabies video aimed at reducing rabies deaths globally; available for World Rabies Day 2012 - 9/21/2012

Working together to keep people, pets and wildlife safe - 9/21/2012

‘Money tips for caring pet owners’ helps stretch the vet-care dollar while ensuring a pet’s continued good health - 9/19/2012

AVMA calls dairy cow abuse shown in new video “inhumane and unacceptable” - 8/22/2012