Tramadol becomes controlled substance
The Drug Enforcement Administration has designated tramadol as a controlled substance
Controlled substance registration fee hike proposed
The Drug Enforcement Administration is proposing to increase the current fee schedule for controlled substances registration
Alternatives for controlling animal pain
Holistic medicine is becoming increasingly common in human health care.
Pain control approved in a food animal
A topical NSAID is the first drug approved for use in cattle to control pain associated with foot rot and fever associated with bovine respiratory…
Best management practices for pharmaceutical disposal
Best management practices for pharmaceutical disposal.
Seeing the signs, managing addiction in veterinary practice
The opioid epidemic reaches across industries and backgrounds. And the veterinary profession is not immune.
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…
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…
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.
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…
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…
Congress orders disaster planners to account for pets
State and local emergency preparedness plans will have to make provisions for families with pets and individuals with service animals under new…
States track dispensing to counter drug fraud
A third of states and the District of Columbia require reports from veterinarians when they dispense controlled substances
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…
USAHA wants more work on federal programs, rules
USAHA asks federal authorities to invest more to guard against livestock diseases and let veterinarians transport and use controlled
Disposal of pharmaceuticals
Pharmaceutical Disposal has come under increased scrutiny due to detection of human pharmaceuticals in U.S. Waterways.
Disposing of expired drugs: a matter of policy - January 1, 2001
posted on December 15, 2000 INSURANCE INFORMATION Group Health and Life Insurance Trust NOTE: As of July 2009, the AVMA has specific Best…
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…
Annual meeting, March 4-6, Corvallis
Adequate recordkeeping is critical to the appropriate management of waste generated by your practice and includes the maintenance of Safety Data…
AVMA policies relevant to waste disposal
The AVMA has a number of policies regarding disposal of animal waste, carcasses, medical waste, and pharmaceuticals as well as policies encouraging
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…
Personal protective equipment (PPE)
Personal protective equipment may be needed by veterinarians when working with patients, certain medications, laboratory specimens and substances.