Just one thing: Harnessing technology to bolster efficiency
Quite often the tools we’re already using have capabilities we haven’t yet tapped. Extending our use of this existing technology can offer a…
How cultural sensitivity can improve client relations—and patient care
Being sensitive to clients' different cultural beliefs and practices helps us build trusting relationships that can improve patient care and make our…
11 technologies veterinary practices can adopt today
New devices and software promise to help enhance patient care and monitoring, ease workloads, improve workflows, meet or exceed client expectations,…
Rabies prevention toolkit
Bring science-based rabies prevention information to your community on World Rabies Day and year round.
What do your communications look like through a DEI lens?
How well do your communication processes and tools respect the needs of the diverse people you work with?
AVMA leaders to discuss environmental sustainability, spectrum of care
Meeting this July in Denver, the AVMA House of Delegates (HOD) will consider new and revised policy proposals dealing with wolf hybrids, tail docking,…
AVMA joins World Veterinary Association, HealthforAnimals in supporting diversity, equity and inclusion on World Veterinary Day 2023
The AVMA proudly joins the World Veterinary Association (WVA), HealthforAnimals and colleagues from around the world in celebrating World Veterinary…
Symposium explores psychological impacts of euthanasia, depopulation
Speakers at the AVMA Humane Endings Symposium, held January 26-29 in Chicago, shared their personal experiences with depopulation of cattle and sheep…
National Dog Bite Prevention Week coming up in April
To help educate the public and reduce dog bites, the AVMA is once again sponsoring National Dog Bite Prevention Week, held this year from April 9-15.
Positive Pet Care Guide
The Positive Pet Care Guide is a comprehensive, single-page resource that outlines matching expectations for both veterinary teams and clients. Learn…
A veterinarian’s role in pet after-death care
The pet aftercare industry remains largely unregulated, and veterinarians are often the only source of information that pet owners have when choosing…
New videos explain and demystify pet dental health
How are you celebrating National Pet Dental Health Month? AVMA's toolkit is packed with practical resources that help you spread the word about the…
Connecting the art and science behind veterinary illustrations
Medical illustrators aim to increase the quantity and quality of visual education materials for veterinarians, but there can be challenges, including…
Visual veterinary science communication
Three medical illustrators talk about their career paths and how an illustrator cannot be truly effective scientifically and medically without…
AVMA offers resources during World Antimicrobial Awareness Week
World Antimicrobial Awareness Week is Nov. 18-24, together with U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week. Both celebrations are meant to highlight the steps…
FDA extends educational period for new policy on compounding animal drugs from bulk drug substances
The Food and Drug Administration has delayed enforcement of its finalized guidance regarding compounding animal drugs from bulk drug substances.
AVMA marks 100,000-member milestone
The AVMA has reached a major milestone, recording over 100,000 members for the first time in its 159-year history. The announcement came during the…
Be ready to help in a disaster: Become a veterinary first responder
If you’ve ever wanted to lend a hand in a disaster situation, AVMA’s Veterinary First Responder Certificate Program ensures you're prepared to do so…
Build DEI support: Join the journey!
A new AVMA program will provide the tools for veterinary professionals to instill diversity, equity, and inclusion across the profession … by working…
Delegates pass policies on raw milk, drugs, agricultural animals
The AVMA House of Delegates revised the AVMA policy on “Raw Milk” for clarity and accuracy, and an HOD reference committee requested that educational…
It’s easier than ever: Remind clients to Check the Chip
From ready-to-use social media posts to videos and more, AVMA members have exclusive access to free tools to support microchipping for Check the Chip…
Keep in good financial health with sessions from AVMA economics team
Members of the AVMA Veterinary Economics Division will give three presentations on Saturday, July 30, at AVMA Convention 2022 for in-person attendees…
Mpox is a rare disease caused by the monkeypox virus. Its symptoms are similar to smallpox, but the disease is less contagious and less severe.
New report takes a deep dive into pet ownership
The new 2022 AVMA Pet Ownership and Demographics Sourcebook examines types of pet owners, spending on veterinary care, veterinary visits, and client…
Client feedback can be a boon instead of a bane—yes, even complaints
An up-and-coming practice manager, a longtime practice consultant, and an AVMA economics expert discuss how practices can use surveys, social media,…