Osteosarcoma is genetically similar in dogs and human children, according to a study published July 19 in the journal Communications Biology by
World Veterinary Day 2019 promotes value of vaccination
Vaccination is an essential tool for preventive veterinary medicine, according to the World Veterinary Association.
WHO seeks end to antibiotic use without disease
Global health authorities are discouraging use of antimicrobials in food-producing animals in the absence of disease.
Five chosen for councils, committee
The AVMA House of Delegates elected four council members in January 2017, while the AVMA Board of Directors appointed one committee
Assessing pet supplements
A third of all U.S. households with dogs use supplements, as do about a fifth of households with cats, according to a report on pet supplements from…
Supplement companies made changes after facing crackdown
The availability of glucosamine for animals seemed to be in question 15 years ago.
11th edition of Merck manual to be published in July
Merck & Co. will publish the 11th edition of The Merck Veterinary Manual in July.
Pig drug may be withdrawn over residues
Food and Drug Administration officials are working to rescind approval of a swine-use drug that may leave carcinogenic residues in pork.
Six chosen for councils, committees
The AVMA House of Delegates elected three council members in January 2016, while the AVMA Board of Directors appointed three committee
1945 - 1955
With the end of World War II, “Thousands of people, particularly those in the medical profession, are returning to civil life
Pharmacology research grant proposals invited
The American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Foundation in partnership with the Veterinary Pharmacology Research Foundation is
FDA’s Dunham delves into drug issues
Dr. Bernadette Dunham, director of the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine, recently fielded questions
AAFP/AAHA basic guidelines of judicious therapeutic use of antimicrobials
The Basic Guidelines of Judicious Therapeutic Use of Antimicrobials in cats and dogs are designed to provide information to aid practicing
AAEP prudent drug usage guidelines
The AVMA has endorsed these guidelines developed by the American Association of Equine Practitioners.
Approval and availability of antimicrobials for use in food-producing animals
The AVMA recognizes that importance of the availability and effectiveness of antimicrobials including medically important antimicrobials
AAAP guidelines for judicious therapeutic use of antimicrobials in poultry
The American Association of Avian Pathologists and AVMA both support these guidelines on judicious therapeutic antimicrobial use in poultry…
AVMA Response to the FDA Extralabel Drug Use Order of Prohibition
Formal title: Docket Number [FDA-2008-N-0326] New Animal Drugs; Cephalosporin Drugs; Extralabel Animal Drug Use; Order of Prohibition The Food and…
Extralabel Use of Cephalosporins in Food-Producing Animals
Formal title: Docket Number [FDA-2008-N-0326] New Animal Drugs; Cephalosporin Drugs; Extralabel Animal Drug Use; Order of Prohibition In the July…
FDA Draft Guidance #209 – Judicious Use of Medically Important Antimicrobial Drugs
Formal title: Docket Number [FDA-2010-D-0094] Draft Guidance #209: the Judicious Use of Medically Important Antimicrobial Drugs in Food Producing
Vaccine use up since Salmonella outbreak
This summer's nationwide Salmonella outbreak and related egg recall are likely drivers of a recent rise in the use of S
On back order
Drug shortages seem to be increasing in veterinary
FDA seeks comments on draft antimicrobial use guide, feed directive process
A draft federal guidance document advocates for eliminating some antimicrobial uses and increasing veterinarian involvement in the use
Europe bans antimicrobials, legislation proposed in U.S
The European Union has banned the use of four additional antimicrobials as growth promoters in animal feed.
Veterinary use of thalidomide forbidden by FDA
The Food and Drug Administration restricts the distribution of thalidomide to registered physicians for prescription.
FDA seeks comments on evaluating antimicrobial animal drugs guidance
Posted on October 1, 2002 The Food and Drug Administration announced on Sept. 11 the availability of a draft guidance document "Guidance for the…