Supporting real assistance animals
Is that cockatoo riding a man's shoulder in the produce section really an emotional support animal?
AVMA to deliberate on assistance animals, stem cells
Service, emotional support, and therapy animals provide therapeutic interventions and assist individuals with disabilities but the growing
AVMA HOD approves new policy on responsible breeding of companion animals
At its 2017 Winter Session today, the AVMA House of Delegates (HOD) amended and approved a new policy on responsible breeding of companion animals.…
What do pets in New Mexico have to do with One Health?
President's Column: Dr. Mike Topper We know that not every household has adequate access to veterinary care on a consistent basis. We also know that a…
AVMA providing guidance on handling of pet remains
The AVMA has adopted a policy and is creating educational materials to provide guidance to veterinarians on the handling of companion animal remains.
Reminder: Depopulation comments due April 16
The volunteer experts who make up the AVMA Panel on Depopulation are awaiting additional comments from AVMA members before completing the AVMA’s first…
New recommendations for feline spay/neuter surgery
The AVMA Board of Directors has endorsed a document recommending that cats not intended for breeding be gonadectomized prior to five months of age.…
AVMA passes policy on responsible pet breeding
The AVMA House of Delegates has passed a policy that supports minimizing inherited disorders in the breeding of dogs, cats, and other companion
Nominations open for AVMA Excellence Awards
The nomination period for the following AVMA Excellence Awards is now open.
AVMA recognizes excellence in veterinary medicine
During AVMA Convention 2017 this July in Indianapolis, the AVMA bestowed awards to recognize excellence in veterinary medicine.
Reaching UP invites student volunteers
Veterinary students who belong to their school’s SAVMA chapters have a unique opportunity to learn about public health and safety, work with…
Board takes on topics across breadth of profession
The AVMA Board of Directors, while meeting June 20-21 in Washington, D.C., took on topics across the breadth of the profession, including
Veterinarian’s compassion lives on through generous donation to Reaching UP
Equine veterinarian and practice owner Dr. Cindy Campbell-Eason lived by the motto, “Above all, do no harm.” Even after her death in April 2016, her…
Reaching UP provided hundreds of veterinary services to underserved populations in 2016
In 2016, AVMA was proud to host three Reaching UP clinics, which provided high-quality, high-volume (HQHV) spay/neuter and preventive care services to…