Nonhuman primates as assistance animals
The AVMA does not support the use of nonhuman primates as assistance animals.
The veterinarian’s role in supporting appropriate selection and use of service, assistance and therapy animals
Service, assistance and therapy animals provide help, support, and comfort for people. Veterinarians have a role in assisting in selecting the right…
Ending life well
Pending guidance on depopulation and updated guidance on euthanasia acknowledge that decisions on animal death are difficult even for experts.
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…
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
On the world stage
The WVA celebrated its 150th anniversary during the 31st WVC, Sept. 17-20 in Prague. The 2013 conference offered multiple tracks
Board acts to remove hurdles to AVMA membership
The AVMA Executive Board met Aug. 27-28 to take up an agenda dealing with such issues as AVMA membership requirements
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