AVMA, pediatrics academy collaborate toward one health
The AVMA and American Academy of Pediatrics adopted a joint statement, “The Value of Professional Collaboration in Protecting the
Federal directive brings veterinarians and beekeepers together
Over the years, veterinary medicine has paid little attention to honeybees, the only insect listed as a food-producing animal.
AVMA honors profession’s leaders, advocates
During AVMA Convention 2016 this August in San Antonio, the AVMA gave awards to a number of individuals and one organization to recognize
Pressing topics addressed by HOD
The AVMA House of Delegates held its first Veterinary Issues Forum during its regular annual session Aug. 4 in San Antonio.
Withdrawal times may improve with disease consideration
Recommended waiting periods between administering drugs to livestock and sending them to slaughter should account for effects of
Committee on Antimicrobials Positions Available
Volunteers are sought to serve on the new AVMA Committee on Antimicrobials beginning in September 2016.
Committee on Antimicrobials
The Committee on Antimicrobials advises the AVMA Board of Directors on antimicrobial topics, serving as the primary resource to the AVMA on…
11th edition of Merck manual to be published in July
Merck & Co. will publish the 11th edition of The Merck Veterinary Manual in July.
Food transport to meet new sanitation standards
Over the next two years, those transporting food for humans or animals by road or rail will need to start meeting tighter
UGA alumni recognized
The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine recognized four alumni with awards for service to the veterinary college and the
Army Veterinary Corps marks 100 years of service
On June 3, the Veterinary Corps will celebrate its centennial with a ceremony at the U.S. Army Medical Department Museum at Fort Sam Houston in San…
TV producer-turned-veterinary student now leading SAVMA
At least, that’s the best way he can explain why he left what many would consider a dream job producing sports television to become a
Veterinary academia celebrates milestone
The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges, whose member institutions are 49 AVMA Council on Education—accredited veterinary
Selecting a pet for your family
Your pet-owning experience will be most enjoyable if you consider carefully what type of pet best suits your family, home, and lifestyle.
Veterinary leaders change at FDA
Two Food and Drug Administration executives overseeing veterinary medicine are leaving the agency.
Stricter pathogen limits imminent for poultry
Most chicken products and some turkey products will need to meet stricter standards on Salmonella and Campylobacter
World Veterinary Day promotes continuing education in one health
On April 30, World Veterinary Day 2016 will promote continuing education for veterinarians in one health.
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
Bustad Award winner connects behavior and animal welfare to improve lives of patients and people
[caption id="attachment_14792" align="alignright" width="350"] L to R: AVMA CEO Dr. Ron DeHaven, 2016 Bustad Award winner Dr. Melissa Bain, and AVMF…
OIE gains new director general
Dr. Monique Eloit, a former chief veterinary officer for France, became the seventh director general of the World Organisation for Animal