The veterinarian-client-patient relationship is the basis for veterinary care. To establish such a relationship these conditions must be satisfied.
Veterinarians practicing aquatic animal medicine
Aquatic animal veterinarians in the U.S. care for animals and protect public health, diagnosing disease, performing surgery, evaluating and…
Compounding is the customized manipulation of a drug by a veterinarian, or by a pharmacist upon the prescription of a veterinarian, to meet the needs…
The performance of veterinary dentistry and oral medicine and surgery is part of the practice of veterinary medicine...
Veterinary diagnostic laboratory funding
The AVMA encourages ongoing funding and support to develop and maintain monitoring, surveillance, and surge capacity within the Integrated Consortium…
Veterinary foresight and expertise in antimicrobial discussions
Veterinarians are the professionals responsible for medical decisions, antimicrobial stewardship, and conscientious oversight of antimicrobial use in…
Veterinary end-of-life care
Pet owners facing terminal illness in companion animals may desire veterinary end-of-life care for their pets. The animal's comfort and quality of…
Veterinary internships disclosure outline
Personnel and Caseload # Full time diplomates in each specialty area in direct support of internship program. Part time diplomates in each…
Veterinary internship guidelines
Internships should prepare veterinarians for high-quality service in practice or advanced specialty training. These guidelines establish reasonable…
Veterinary opportunities in CDC public health training programs
The AVMA encourages the CDC to continue to provide opportunities for veterinarians and veterinary students in CDC’s public health training programs.…
Veterinary involvement in marine mammal health and welfare
The AVMA encourages the use of appropriately experienced and qualified veterinarians to optimize the health and welfare of marine mammals.
Veterinary facility occupational risks for pregnant workers
Creating a safe work environment for all employees, including those who may be pregnant, can be facilitated by awareness of risks and adoption of…
Veterinary ergonomic guidelines
Discover risk factors that could lead to musculo-skeletal injury, examples of related tasks in veterinary medicine, and what to do if you identify a…
Veterinary student loans and scholarships
The AVMA recognizes the increasing burden of educational debt on new graduates, and supports innovative methods to achieve student
The AVMA supports use of science-based evidence and peer-reviewed research to direct wildlife-livestock management policies, and funding to research…
Withdrawal of FDA approval for animal drug products
Loss of an animal drug product can have adverse effects on animal health, animal welfare and food safety.
WVA position statement on use of horses for production of biologics and therapeutics
The AVMA endorses this position statement developed by the World Veterinary Association (WVA) on the use of horses for production of biologics and…
WVA position on the global climate change emergency
The AVMA has endorsed this position statement developed by the World Veterinary Association (WVA).
Zoonotic disease education
The AVMA supports zoonotic disease education programs for physicians, allied health professionals, veterinarians, and other animal care professionals…