Aquatic animal position statement approved
The need for therapeutic agents for preventing, controlling, and eradicating diseases in farmed, wild, and ornamental aquatic animals has grown.
Veterinarians practicing aquatic animal medicine
Aquatic animal veterinarians in the U.S. care for animals and protect public health, diagnosing disease, performing surgery, evaluating and…
Use of aquatic animal therapeutic agents
The AVMA recognizes the need for sufficient approved therapeutics to facilitate safe and effective prevention, diagnosis, treatment and control of…
Databases will assist aquatic animal veterinarians and their clients
Two databases that will allow the public and veterinarians to search and locate aquatic animal veterinarians and diagnostic
Aquatic animal health measures approved
A change in AVMA policy encourages the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine Fisheries Service to help fund
The growing importance of aquatic animal diseases
Animal disease has emerged as one of the most important factors hindering the development of aquaculture worldwide
Judicious therapeutic use of antimicrobials in aquatic animal medicine
Aquatic animal veterinarians should use all therapeutants, including antimicrobials, judiciously to restore aquatic animal health, ensure continued…
USDA expanding efforts to protect farmed aquatic animals
A federal aquaculture plan would give the U.S. Department of Agriculture expanded authority over farmed aquatic animals and have USDA officials create…
AVMA supports National Aquatic Animal Health Plan
The Executive Board approved increasing meeting attendance of AVMA liaison reprs to discuss a future National Aquatic Animal Health Plan.
Importation and interstate movement of wildlife, aquatic, and non-native animals
The AVMA recommends regulations governing the importation and interstate movement of wildlife, aquatic, and non-native animal species when there is…
Harmonized approach to voluntary and regulated aquatic animal health programs
Multiple government agencies claim jurisdiction and oversight over aquatic animal health.
Traveling With Your Pet Fish or Other Aquatic Animals
While transporting fish and other aquatic pets across state, territory, or international borders is not as common as transporting other pets,
Comments accepted on national aquatic animal health plan
Federal authorities are accepting comments on a framework for combating disease in fish, crustaceans, and mollusks.
AVMA supports marine mammal protection act, aquatic animal health symposium
VMA supports marine mammal protection act, aquatic animal health symposium As recommended by the AVMA…
Aquatic Veterinary Medicine Committee
The Aquatic Veterinary Medicine Committee advises the Board of Directors onmatter related to aquatic animal health and aquatic veterinary medicine.
The AVMA recognizes the pressing need to ensure the future health of aquatic animals and the ecosystems that support them. Veterinarians can and…
AVMA aquatic veterinary policies
Aquatic Animal Health and Disease Regulations Aquatic Ecosystems Extralabel Use of Veterinary Feed Directive Drugs for Minor Species Fish and…
Canadian Aquatic Veterinary Import Requirements
To protect Canadian aquaculture industries from aquatic animal diseases the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) now requires an import permit…
Board acts on aquatic medicine-related proposals
Changes to the charge of the AVMA Aquatic Veterinary Medicine Committee were approved by the Executive Board along with an extensively revised policy…
Aquatic antimicrobial use guidelines released
A reference and educational resource guide for veterinarians administering antimicrobials to food fish and other aquatic animals recently became…
Aquatic veterinarians form association
The new World Aquatic Veterinary Medical Association held its first general meeting in conjunction with the 2007 AVMA
Board acts on aquatic veterinary medicine proposals
The Executive Board approved a number of recommendations concerning aquatic veterinary medicine.
AVMA co-sponsors aquatic medicine CE
The AVMA is co-sponsoring three continuing education programs presented by the American Fisheries Society in June and July
Aquatic veterinarian, diagnostic laboratory databases now available online
Spearheaded by the AVMA, a unique, new resource for veterinarians, potential clients, and other individuals to locate aquatic veterinarians and…
Aquatic veterinary practice in U.S. waters outside state jurisdiction
Licensed, federally accredited veterinarians must be used in aquaculture systems within U.S. waters outside of state jurisdiction. Criteria for…