FDA proposes more oversight of food importers
The Food and Drug Administration is accepting comments on a plan to increase oversight of food importers.
Policy changes for pet food, microchips
The AVMA is advocating for veterinarian involvement in the distribution of pet foods that make health claims.
Relocation of pets for adoption
Careful planning is needed to ensure animal welfare, animal/human safety, and avoid disease spread when dogs and cats are transported for purposes of…
AVMA Congressional Science Fellows named
This April, the AVMA announced that Drs. Eric Deeble, Nathaniel Tablante, and Kate Varela were selected for the 2013-2014 AVMA
Board makes appointments
The AVMA Executive Board recently named the following individuals to the entities indicated, representing the designated areas.
AVMA supports bills on horse trailers, research
The AVMA will push Congress to pass legislation that would forbid transporting horses across state lines in double-deck trailers.
Be part of the dialogue
AVMA members are encouraged to consider becoming candidates for council, committee, and liaison positions that will
Board acts to remove hurdles to AVMA membership
The AVMA Executive Board met Aug. 27-28 to take up an agenda dealing with such issues as AVMA membership requirements
$2 million scholarship program announced
The American Veterinary Medical Foundation recently had lots of news to share about its new and ongoing initiatives. From the recently announced $2…
Devocalization as a final alternative
AVMA Delegates pass resolutions on devocalization, VCPR, livestock handling