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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…
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the essential role of veterinarians in protecting animal, human, public, and environmental health—A global public good
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the essential role of veterinarians in protecting animal, human, public, and environmental health—A global public…
The Equine Welfare Data Collective has released its first report after gathering data nationally on at-risk and transitioning equines.
Organization certifies meat for one-health considerations
The One Health Certified program, administered by the National Institute of Antimicrobial Resistance Research and Education, so far provides…
CSU creates Sustainable Livestock Systems Collaborative
The Sustainable Livestock Systems Collaborative, the university announced this past December, will allow CSU livestock and animal health experts to…
African swine fever
African swine fever is a severe viral disease affecting domestic and wild pigs. Prevention is key to keeping pigs safe from it.
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…
Banfield executive talks programs, policy, and practice
JAVMA News caught up with Dr. Molly McAllister, Banfield Pet Hospital chief medical officer, to discuss her new role and new offerings at Banfield,…
CEI roadmap for environmental leadership priorities
The goal of AVMA's Committee on Environmental Issues (CEI) is to provide leadership to the AVMA on environmental issues that may impact animal health,…
As AAHA president, Moyer will advance association initiatives
posted May 31, 2011 Dr. Michael R. Moyer Dr. Michael R. Moyer assumed the 2011-2012 American Animal Hospital Association presidency during the…
Regulation of Veterinary Medical Waste
The AVMA encourages the use of sound science to characterize veterinary medical waste hazards, associated risks, and define methods to minimize…
Veterinary ethics in review
Veterinarians are finding themselves having to explain their responsibilities under the Veterinarian's Oath.
WVC marks 90th, program in infectious disease launched
Since 1928, WVC has provided continuing education to veterinary professionals.
AVMA proactive in influencing legislation
One bill's language partly adopted from AVMA model act posted July 18, 2010 Crush videos, aquaculture, and puppy mills are just some of the…
CDEI Emergency Management Roadmap
The objective of this program is to advocate for appropriate support for all veterinary aspects of disaster and emergency situations within the United…
Creation of antimicrobials committee among Board acts
The AVMA Committee on Antimicrobials, created by the Board of Directors this past June, will streamline a complicated and inefficient
A proposal before the AVMA’s governing bodies would have the Association advocate for limiting use of telemedicine to follow-up care
Occupational hazards: Protect yourself and your staff when handling hazardous drugs
New hazardous drug standards will be implemented in July 2018 and will affect veterinary practices. The standards have caused some confusion among our…
Veterinary mobility bill clears Senate
The AVMA praised the Senate for passing “commonsense legislation” that would allow veterinarians to legally transport controlled substances
A spur to action for practice owners
Preliminary numbers from a survey of American Association of Equine Practitioners members—conducted by the AVMA Veterinary Economics
Prognostications for swine medicine
The focus was on the future at the American Association of Swine Veterinarians' 37th annual meeting, held March 4-7 in Kansas City, Mo.
Birds of a feather
The field of avian medicine has grown by leaps and bounds in recent years. Pet bird ownership has dropped by almost half over the past two decades