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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…
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…
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…
Dog and cat population control
The population of dogs and cats in the U.S. exceeds the capacity of our society to care and provide homes for them as companion animals.
Pediatric spay/neuter of dogs and cats
The AVMA supports the concept of pediatric spay/neuter in dogs and cats in an effort to reduce the number of unwanted animals of these species.
AVMA member helps bring high-quality veterinary care to Pueblo of Laguna
A month later, Dr. Tolani Francisco still gets emotional thinking about the impact of the Reaching UP program on the Pueblo of Laguna. “The reception…
Learn, help, get inspired: Applications open for next Reaching UP clinic
Are you interested in learning about and serving communities with limited access to veterinary care? Veterinarians and veterinary students can do both…
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
Reaching UP calls for student volunteers
Veterinary student opportunities open for November clinic The life-changing veterinary volunteer experience of Reaching UP is now open to students as…
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…
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…
Taking a different path rekindles passion for veterinary medicine
For Dr. Nellie Goetz, participating in the Reaching UP program reaffirmed that she made the right choice when she decided to change her path in…
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…
Passion for people, horses drives AAEP president
Dr. R. Reynolds Cowles Jr. is passionate about a lot of things.