Theft, vandalism, and break-ins: How veterinary clinics can protect against security breaches
AVMA News spoke with three experts about the common security risks that veterinary clinics face and how to prevent them from happening in the first…
FDA: Congress, not rule-making, likely route for CBD availability
With the cannabidiol products market continuing to grow and after reviewing published scientific literature and information submitted to a public…
AVMA House of Delegates approves eight resolutions
The AVMA House of Delegates approved eight resolutions on Jan. 7 during its regular winter session, held in conjunction with the AVMA Veterinary…
2022: The year in veterinary news
What a year 2022 was for veterinary medicine. Take a look back at the year's top news stories.
Earn your remaining CE before the end of the year
Need to fulfill CE requirements before the end of the year? Here are the most-watched webinars of 2022 on AVMA Axon®.
Teaching moments and happy endings with ‘Toxin Tails’
The Pet Poison Hotline’s “Toxin Tails” article series teaches veterinary professionals and pet owners about the toxic threats facing pets inside and…
Horse racing authority continues implementation of racetrack safety standards, anti-doping measures
The Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority has reached voluntary agreements to implement its rules with 17 state horse racing commissions out of a…
CVTEA accreditation policies and procedures
Appendix I – Accreditation standards and guidelines for interpretation - Last update to this section: August 2022
Dr. John Scamahorn named recipient of 2022 AVMA Meritorious Service Award
(SCHAUMBURG, Illinois) July 30, 2022—The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) today named former AVMA Executive Board Chair Dr. John…
Animal-assisted interventions: Guidelines
Veterinarians must prepare themselves to play a vital role in ensuring the health and wellbeing of the people and the animals involved in human-animal…
More government news from AVMA.
Education, communication are important strategies to prevent suicide among veterinarians
The Suicide Prevention Roundtable aimed to change the prevailing narrative about suicide in the veterinary community with evidence-based strategies…
Longtime canine epilepsy treatment gains conditional approval
Food and Drug Administration officials granted conditional approval of a chewable potassium bromide tablet, KBroVet-CA1, for the control of seizures…
Protein in soil bacteria could help fight worms
An article published in November describes promising results for a Haemonchus contortus treatment in sheep that uses crystal proteins contained within…
Horse transport, opioid addiction, scholarships
Access to lethal means looked at to lower veterinary suicide rate
Researchers say changes needed to prevent diversion of euthanasia drug
The American Veterinary Medical Foundation was awarded over $1.5 million from a personal estate in October.
Microchipping of animals
This page provides background information on microchipping of animals.
Cannabis use and pets
Resources to help veterinarians advise clients and treat patients who may have been exposed to marijuana, the most commonly used illicit drug in the…
Scientific, news, business, and other resources for veterinarians, including news, online discussions, veterinary events and CE, legislative tracking,…
Opioid abuse and drug shortages
Use these resources to help navigate the challenges posed by human opioid abuse and opioid shortages.
Researchers close in on white-nose vaccine
A new study shows that vaccination may reduce the impact on bats of white-nose syndrome, one of the most destructive wildlife diseases in modern…
Veterinarians find limits, benefits in distance care
Veterinarians see a potential to give more and better care with telemedicine.
Cannabis: FAQs for veterinarians
Get answers to frequently asked questions about the regulatory status of cannabis, cannabis-derived, and cannabis-related products in veterinary…
Seeing the signs, managing addiction in veterinary practice
The opioid epidemic reaches across industries and backgrounds. And the veterinary profession is not immune.