AVMA President to testify before Congress
Dr. Lori Teller, AVMA President, will testify before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health on March 30, 2023, at 9:00 AM ET to discuss…
AVMA endorses federal legislation to address illicit xylazine
The bill would equip law enforcement with additional tools to stop illegal xylazine trafficking while protecting veterinarians’ access to this…
New Arkansas vet tech legislation poses risks to veterinary patients, clients, and practices
The Arkansas state legislature recently adopted a law that will expand veterinary technician specialists’ (VTS) scope of practice. Another bill still…
Compounding: How do new rules affect you?
The FDA says it will start phasing in inspectional activities in April for its new guidance on compounding from bulk drug substances. Here’s what…
NAVTA, Virox launch certificate program in infection prevention
The National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America, in partnership with Virox Technologies, has launched The Infection Prevention Leader…
President’s column: Advancing telehealth to enhance and expand patient care
Telehealth, used appropriately, can help make practicing veterinary medicine easier and more efficient. That's why the AVMA is a lead partner in the…
VMX 2023 draws a crowd for 40th anniversary
Several new studies were unveiled at @the_NAVC Veterinary Meeting & Expo this January in Orlando, Florida, including research identifying 30 different…
World Small Animal Veterinary Association – Oct. 29-31, 2022
The World Small Animal Veterinary Association held its 47th Congress from Oct. 29-31 in Lima, Peru. The WSAVA presented awards and seated new…
President’s Column: Animals and people in need
The American Veterinary Medical Foundation is marking its 60th anniversary with a campaign to raise $60,000 to help veterinarians help each other as…
American Association of Feline Practitioners – Oct. 27-30, 2022
The American Association of Feline Practitioners held a hybrid in-person and virtual annual conference from Oct. 27-30 in Pittsburgh. The AAFP…
Preparing for a job search and networking
Marketing yourself – whether for a career transition or for a new position in your current field starts with taking a good look at yourself and…
Emerging topics in nutrition: See latest research in JAVMA
Watch your mailbox for the December issue of JAVMA, which includes a special supplemental issue addressing emerging and practical topics in nutrition…
Exploring employee assistance programs for veterinary practices: Are they a bother or benefit?
As veterinary practices look to innovative solutions to attract and retain staff members—as well as promote mental health and well-being—an employee…
FDA conditionally approves first drug for acute onset of pancreatitis in dogs
The Food and Drug Administration announced Nov. 15 that it has granted conditional approval of Panoquell-CA1, or fuzapladib sodium for injection, to…
Veterinary Career Center
A job board and so much more – the VCC is your one-stop resource for career development, advancement, personal branding, and much more.
2022 summer HOD proceedings
Proceedings of the AVMA House of Delegates (HOD) 2022 summer meeting, held July 2022.
Antech and Idexx tout laboratory services, diagnostic innovations
Together with veterinary practices, state and commercial diagnostic laboratories across the country have helped drive the growth of veterinary…
From Congress to the courtroom, AVMA advocates for veterinarians
The AVMA’s advocacy on behalf of its members covers practically every aspect of veterinary medicine and takes place in the federal government,…
Mars, Banfield, AVMA, others collaborate to improve communication between veterinary teams and clients
Veterinary teams are facing challenges and pressures and are increasingly finding themselves on the receiving end of client frustration. Mars…
FDA extends educational period for new policy on compounding animal drugs from bulk drug substances
The Food and Drug Administration has delayed enforcement of its finalized guidance regarding compounding animal drugs from bulk drug substances.
VCA launches urgent care hospitals
VCA’s new urgent care hospitals Animal Hospitals has launched its first urgent care clinic. The company plans to build and open seven more urgent…
AVMA marks 100,000-member milestone
The AVMA has reached a major milestone, recording over 100,000 members for the first time in its 159-year history. The announcement came during the…
USDA awards $3.2M in 2022 to support rural veterinary services
A project at Michigan State University to train veterinary students and practicing veterinarians in honeybee medicine was among 20 recipients of a…
What are our colleagues learning about?
Here are the 10 most popular continuing education sessions presented at AVMA Convention 2022 in Philadelphia.
Zoetis Foundation and the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) offering new scholarships for students in veterinary technician programs
A new scholarship program to support students in veterinary technician programs was announced today by the Zoetis Foundation and the AVMF.