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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…
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
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the roles of veterinarians in ensuring good animal welfare
The AVMA-FVE-CVMA recognize that sentient animals are capable of pain and suffering, deserving consideration and respect.
Animal handling, through an animal's eyes
It's only recently that we've started thinking of animal handling from the animal's perspective, said Dr. Kersti Seksel, an Australian veterinary…
Another ballot initiative increases housing size for farm animals
As consumers demand to know more about the origin of their foods, the trend toward less-restrictive housing for farm animals has accelerated in recent…
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 Equine Welfare Data Collective has released its first report after gathering data nationally on at-risk and transitioning equines.
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.
New guidance on opioid-sparing techniques for treating pain
Veterinarians have a new resource on opioid-sparing methods for treating animal pain that may also help mitigate the opioid abuse epidemic seizing the…
AVMA goes global
Veterinarians from around the world, including AVMA members and leaders, and veterinary students gathered to participate in continuing education…
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…
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.
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 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
Veterinary ethics in review
Veterinarians are finding themselves having to explain their responsibilities under the Veterinarian's Oath.
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
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…
AVMA recognizes excellence in veterinary medicine
During AVMA Convention 2017 this July in Indianapolis, the AVMA bestowed awards to recognize excellence in veterinary medicine.
During the AVMA Annual Convention this July in Denver, the AVMA conferred awards on a number of individuals
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