International Issues in Animal Welfare
Comments submitted to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) by the AVMA on issues related to animal health and welfare.
AVMA member receives international animal welfare award
Congratulations to AVMA member Dr. Jose Peralta, one of six veterinarians worldwide to receive 2019 Global Welfare Awards from the World Veterinary…
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the roles of veterinarians in promoting animal welfare
The AVMA-FVE-CVMA recognize that sentient animals are capable of pain and suffering, deserving consideration and respect.
International animal health body addresses food safety, FMD, and animal welfare
More than 500 participants representing some 140 countries gathered in Paris this past May for the 70th annual General Session
Livestock shows a lesson in ethics, animal care
Livestock shows a lesson in ethics, animal care Jeff Goodwin, PhD, of Moscow, Idaho, presents "The…
AVMA wins World Veterinary Day Award
The AVMA has received the 2014 World Veterinary Day Award for developing an online hub about animal welfare.
The AVMA supports research to discover and develop safe and efficacious drugs, vaccines, chemicals, and medical devices that benefit humans and…
AVMA goes global
Veterinarians from around the world, including AVMA members and leaders, and veterinary students gathered to participate in continuing education…
It doesn’t have to hurt
The ethics of animal treatment and veterinary care have changed dramatically over the past several decades.
AVMA presents Excellence Awards for 2019
During AVMA Convention 2019 this August in Washington, D.C., a number of individuals received AVMA Excellence Awards for contributions in areas such…
Sharing resources on recognition, assessment and treatment of pain
As part of our ongoing efforts to provide our members with resources that enhance your ability to better serve your clients, we’re happy to share with…
AVMA Board approves WVA Congress bid
The AVMA Board of Directors voted to approve submitting a letter of intent to host the 2022 World Veterinary Association Congress.
AVMA presents Excellence Awards
During AVMA Convention 2018 this July in Denver, a number of individuals received AVMA Excellence Awards for contributions in areas such as
Recognized for excellence
During the AVMA Annual Convention this July in Boston, the AVMA gave awards to a number of individuals and two organizations
Nominations open for Excellence in Veterinary Medicine Awards
The AVMA and American Veterinary Medical Foundation are accepting nominations for the following Excellence in Veterinary Medicine Awards
During the AVMA Annual Convention this July in Denver, the AVMA conferred awards on a number of individuals
AVMA recognizes excellence in veterinary medicine
During AVMA Convention 2017 this July in Indianapolis, the AVMA bestowed awards to recognize excellence in veterinary medicine.
AVMA deliberates on breed standards, devocalization
A resolution submitted to the House of Delegates calls for the AVMA to help develop healthier breed standards for purebred dogs and cats; another…
Board makes appointments
The AVMA Executive Board, now called Board of Directors, named the following individuals to the entities indicated
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
Shortage of pain drugs results from manufacturing issue
In mid-December 2017, the Food and Drug Administration was reporting a shortage of the pain relief drugs fentanyl, morphine, and hydromorphone.
Board acts on research, grievance resolution, residues
The AVMA Board of Directors, while meeting Nov. 20-22, 2014, approved a few new policies, rescinded some that were no longer
AAEP looking for evidence-based solutions
The American Association of Equine Practitioners may not have all the answers, but its members have been attempting to learn more
Horse racing eyes changes to stay relevant
The horse racing industry has some very real problems to contend with these days as statistics show the sport has been in decline