Livestock shows a lesson in ethics, animal care
Livestock shows a lesson in ethics, animal care Jeff Goodwin, PhD, of Moscow, Idaho, presents "The…
Competition or coexistence?
In the world of companion animal medicine, many private practitioners are worrying about competition from animal welfare organizations
Evolving relations in Colorado
The Colorado VMA recently created a task force to foster collaboration between private practitioners and animal welfare organizations.
Task force in Texas
Dr. Linwood A. Starks III performs a spay operation at one of the three clinics that the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to…
Building bridges in Michigan
Dr. Cathy Anderson with a patient at the Jackson County, Mich., animal shelter where she is the staff veterinarian.Courtesy of Dr. Cathy
The AVMA supports research to discover and develop safe and efficacious drugs, vaccines, chemicals, and medical devices that benefit humans and…
It doesn’t have to hurt
The ethics of animal treatment and veterinary care have changed dramatically over the past several decades.
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.
Finding a way forward with nonprofit service providers
Representatives of the groups spoke about these efforts during the 2014 AVMA Public Policy Symposium, Sept. 5-6 in Rosemont, Illinois.
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The AVMA Board of Directors, while meeting Nov. 20-22, 2014, approved a few new policies, rescinded some that were no longer
Coalition wants veterinary access for economically at-risk pets
An ongoing concern voiced by some in the profession is that nonprofit organizations providing veterinary services are competing
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
AASV president sees educational opportunities, challenges
Dr. Tara S. Donovan said the American Association of Swine Veterinarians can help retailers and the public understand complex
Passion for people, horses drives AAEP president
Dr. R. Reynolds Cowles Jr. is passionate about a lot of things.
Horse industry working on comeback strategy
The American Horse Council discussed the decline in the number of foals and registered horses over the past several years at its 2014 meeting
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