Animal-assisted interventions: Definitions
The AVMA recognizes that the human animal bond is important to client and community health. The human animal bond has existed for thousands of years
Animal-assisted interventions: Guidelines
Veterinarians must prepare themselves to play a vital role in ensuring the health and wellbeing of the people and the animals involved in human-animal…
Devastating flu, ongoing harm
This past spring’s highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak was the largest animal health emergency in U.S. history
World Veterinary Day to focus on vector-borne zoonoses
World Veterinary Day to focus on vector-borne zoonoses with zoonotic potential.
AVMA considers revising policy on feral cats
The AVMA is considering revisions to its policy on “Free-roaming Abandoned and Feral Cats” in hopes of building consensus among stakeholders.
International joint statements address horse slaughter, rabies in dogs
The AVMA has adopted a joint statement on horse slaughter with the Canadian and Mexican veterinary associations and a joint statement
1995 - 2005
Zoonotic disease and terrorism figure prominently in the pages of JAVMA News from 1995-2005
Mexican horse meat banned by EU
The European Union has banned the sale of horse meat processed in Mexico out of fear it may not meet food safety standards.
Equine veterinarians acknowledged for accomplishments
The American Association of Equine Practitioners honored the 2014 recipients of several awards Dec. 9, 2014