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American College of Animal Welfare
he American College of Animal Welfare welcomed four new diplomates following the board certification examination
Future of animal welfare intertwined with veterinary profession
Some current trends in animal welfare he outlined are as follows:
Take advantage of a unique animal welfare experience
The Intercollegiate Animal Welfare Assessment Contest, also known as AWJAC, will be held November 16-18, 2018, at Colorado State University. Offering…
Animal Welfare Assessments: Test your Knowledge
Interactive quizzes test your skill at animal welfare assessment - based on scenarios from the AVMA’s animal welfare judging contest (AWJAC).
Group of awards spotlights commitment to animal welfare
Three AVMA Excellence Awards recognizing achievements in animal welfare and human-animal interaction have been joined under a new umbrella to help…
Students tested on animal welfare knowledge
More than a hundred students from over a dozen universities participated in the 17th annual
USDA cancels organic welfare rules
Federal agriculture authorities canceled pending rules that would have expanded animal welfare rules in organic production.
AVMA welfare director joins OIE panel on slaughter, depopulation
An AVMA staff member is representing North America on a panel that is drafting revisions to international standards on slaughter and
AVMA emphasizes responsible stewardship of laboratory animals
The AVMA has revised the policy "Use of Animals in Research, Testing, and Education" to balance the emphasis placed on
Raising food animals without antibiotics: Is it sustainable?
AVMA's chief economist to examine the data Rising consumer interest in how food is produced has resulted in more farm animals being raised without…
Applications invited for grants in laboratory animal science
Feb. 1 is the deadline to apply for a Grant for Laboratory Animal Science from the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science.
World Small Animal Veterinary Association
Event: 42nd World Small Animal Veterinary Association Congress, Sept. 25-28, 2017, Copenhagen, Denmark Program
Animal research helps pets, too
This past October, the Foundation for Biomedical Research launched its “Love Animals?
Animal Agriculture Coalition Applauds Animal Health Provisions in 2018 Farm Bill Conference Report
Animal Agriculture Coalition statement applauding animal health provisions included in the 2018 Farm Bill Conference Report.
Animal Care inspectors to call veterinarians more often
Veterinarians who work with animal exhibitors, sellers, researchers, and transporters may soon get some more attention from Department of Agriculture
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…
Award names AVMA animal health organization of the year
The AVMA was named 2018 Animal Health Organization of the Year by the Pet Philanthropy Circle during its annual Pet Hero Awards this month. AVMA…
AVMA names Somerville director of Animal and Public Health Division
This past June, Dr. Bruce Somerville joined the AVMA as director of the Division of Animal and Public Health.
AVMA celebrates farm bill’s signing, inclusion of animal health programs
The AVMA released a statement in response to President Trump signing the farm bill into law.
Meet the winners!
Three veterinary awards announced during National Pet Week® There’s no better time than National Pet Week® to recognize accomplishments in the fields…
International award offers opportunity for AVMA members to shine
Nominations open for World Veterinary Association awards AVMA and Student AVMA members who have worked to protect the welfare of animals now have the…
Observe Biomedical Research Awareness Day on April 19
Veterinarians play a key role in ensuring the health and welfare of all animals – including those used in research settings. On Thursday, April 19,…
AVMA finalizing depopulation guidelines
The AVMA's guidance on emergency animal depopulation is in editing following a draft's approval.
Antimicrobial resistance: AVMA takes steps to address a critical health issue
Antimicrobial use and antimicrobial resistance are hot issues in society right now, and protecting veterinarians’ access to these drugs that are…
USDA exempts more exhibitors, owners from licensing
People who breed and sell only a few, nondangerous animals or who seldom exhibit such animals are exempt from federal licensing requirements.