Assistance animals faq
Assistance animals in clinic poster
Supporting real assistance animals
Is that cockatoo riding a man's shoulder in the produce section really an emotional support animal?
Nonhuman primates as assistance animals
The AVMA does not support the use of nonhuman primates as assistance animals.
AVMA to deliberate on assistance animals, stem cells
Service, emotional support, and therapy animals provide therapeutic interventions and assist individuals with disabilities but the growing number of…
Organizations work to assist animals in Haiti following earthquake
Relief for the animals and animal owners of Haiti after the recent devastating earthquake is coming from U.S. and international organizations that…
AVMA, United reach agreement on form for assistance animals
The AVMA, with support from the AVMA PLIT, took action when United Airlines announced a new policy requiring a veterinarian's signature vouching for…
Assistance Animals: Rights of Access and the Problem of Fraud
Peer-reviewed white paper addressing possible strategies to promote appropriate use of assistance animals and discourage fraudulent activities
Comments sought: New rules proposed for transporting assistance animals
The DOT released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) related to transporting service and emotional support animals under the Air Carrier Access Act…
Exploring employee assistance programs for veterinary practices: Are they a bother or benefit?
As veterinary practices look to innovative solutions to attract and retain staff members—as well as promote mental health and well-being—an employee…
Delta Air Lines implements new rules for assistance animals
Delta Air Lines announced Jan. 19 that the airline is requiring advance documentation for service and emotional support animals, effective March 1.
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
Winter hay assistance available
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals’ Equine Fund has been offering financial support again this year to help keep horses…
Displaced veterinarians receive assistance
If a state board is not able to waive the temporary or provisional license fees for veterinarians displaced by Hurricane Katrina
AVMA explores assistance for latest Iraqi victims--animals in Baghdad Zoo
U.S. Army Veterinary Service personnel are currently serving in Iraq as protectors of human and animal health
AVMA welcomes two assistant directors
Animal Welfare, Education & Research see new hires
AVMA welcomes two assistant directors
Dr. Kendall Houlihan and certified veterinary technician Laura Lien joined the AVMA staff as assistant directors in the Animal Welfare and the…
Veterinary technicians and veterinary assistants
Veterinary technicians are educated in the care and handling of animals, principles of normal and abnormal life processes, and many lab and clinical…
It's official: Vogel elected assistant executive VP
Dr. Lyle P. Vogel was elected by the AVMA Executive Board Nov. 15 as the Association's assistant executive vice president.
In Memory – Jan. 19, 2023
Veterinarian obituaries in the “In Memory” section of the Journal of the AVMA, Jan. 19, 2023
Groups assist Haiti with earthquake recovery
Animal and public health are among the concerns in Haiti after the devastating Jan. 12 earthquake.
AAHA releases guidelines for working, assistance, therapy dogs
The American Animal Hospital Association has released the first comprehensive consensus report on veterinary recommendations for working, assistance,…
Financial assistance for veterinary care costs
Advice and options for pet owners who may be struggling to pay for their pet's care.
List of Black diplomates sparks discussion, action
Dr. Coretta Patterson has started to compile a list of Black diplomates of veterinary specialty colleges, including from the American College of…
Nichols joins AVMA GRD as assistant director
Dr. Robert W. Nichols III joined the AVMA staff Nov. 7 as assistant director of the Governmental Relations Division