Board reaffirms existing policy on canine devocalization
The AVMA is keeping a policy that expresses opposition to canine devocalization, with exceptions,
AAHA-AVMA canine preventive healthcare guidelines
All dogs should have a veterinary examination at least annually. For many dogs, more frequent visits may be appropriate.
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the global control of canine rabies
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the global control of canine rabies.
Veterinary professionals face challenges surrounding vaccinations
New listings in AVMA Animal Health Studies Database
Below are some of the new listings of veterinary clinical studies in the AVMA Animal Health Studies Database.
Nominations open for 2020 AVMA awards
The nomination period is open for the following AVMA Excellence Awards for 2020.
International joint statements address horse slaughter, rabies in dogs
The AVMA has adopted a joint statement on horse slaughter with the Canadian and Mexican veterinary associations and a joint statement
The 2019 annual meeting of AVMA voting members will be held Friday, Jan. 11, from 8:30-10 a.m. CST
Nominations open for AVMA awards
The nomination period is open for the following AVMA Excellence Awards and AVMA Excellence in Research Awards.
Nominations open for Excellence in Veterinary Medicine Awards
The AVMA is accepting nominations for the following Excellence in Veterinary Medicine Awards.
AVMA produces multitude of videos, podcasts
The AVMA produces a multitude of videos for veterinarians and the public as well as the Animal Tracks series of podcasts for pet owners.
Model dog and cat ordinance expanded
The Council on Public Health and Regulatory Veterinary Medicine recommended additions to the Model Dog and Cat Control Ordinance.
Nominations open for AVMA Excellence Awards
The nomination period for the following AVMA Excellence Awards is now open.
AVMA deliberates on breed standards, devocalization
A resolution submitted to the House of Delegates calls for the AVMA to help develop healthier breed standards for purebred dogs and cats; another…
Specialties in sports medicine, exotic companion mammals receive full recognition
The AVMA has granted full recognition to the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation and the Exotic Companion Mammal…
Devocalization as a final alternative
AVMA Delegates pass resolutions on devocalization, VCPR, livestock handling
1975 - 1985
In the decade that saw the glitter fade from disco, JAVMA carried articles that were of practical value
AVMA Convention had plenty to offer, from beginning to end
AVMA Convention 2018 had a diversity and inclusion jam session; demonstrations on telehealth, augmented and virtual reality, and 3D printing; and even…
Georgia alumni recognized for contributions
The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine recently recognized five alumni for service to the college and the veterinary
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the benefits of animal vaccination programs in advancing animal and human health
Historically, immunization practices and vaccination protocols have contributed to significantly reduce the incidence of many life-threatening…
1935 - 1945
Information on food-producing animals was a mainstay of JAVMA during this decade.
1965 - 1975
The period of 1965-1975 could be characterized as a time when part of the foundation for the present-day one-health initiative was laid,
Many cat and dog owners have been embracing preventive dental care for their pets in recent years, including home care
Veterinarians help protect soldiers in Operation Enduring Freedom
Posted on June 15, 2002 Dr. Craig Carter, lieutenant colonel, examines Brenda with the help of her handler, Jaromir Josipovic. Negotiating the…
Below the surface of anesthesia-free dentistry
The American Veterinary Dental College, AVMA, and American Animal Hospital Association state that dental cleanings should be performed under