Veterinarians have a role in global food security, Association says
The AVMA Board of Directors, while meeting April 5-6, approved the new "AVMA Policy on Global Food Security."
Some dry dog foods may have harmful excess vitamin D
At least six dogs have been sickened with vitamin D toxicosis, although Food and Drug Administration officials have received no reports of deaths,
FSIS wants to privatize some pig slaughter duties
Proposed regulations would shift food inspection duties in swine slaughter from federal employees to private ones.
USDA awards funds to support rural veterinary services
The Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture announced Nov. 21, 2017,
Another ballot initiative increases housing size for farm animals
As consumers demand to know more about the origin of their foods, the trend toward less-restrictive housing for farm animals has accelerated in recent…
AVMA gives practitioners a voice in global meeting on antimicrobial resistance
A delegation led by the FDA is representing the United States in global discussions about antimicrobial resistance this week in South Korea, and the…
World Veterinary Day promotes sustainable development
The theme of World Veterinary Day 2018, which falls on April 28, is “The role of the veterinary
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on continuous monitoring of antimicrobial use and antimicrobial resistance
The AVMA, CVMA and FVE developed this joint statement on continuous monitoring of antimicrobial use and resistance.
Purdue receives $3.18M to address rural veterinary shortages, diversity
With help from a new federal grant, the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine is stepping up to expand access to the veterinary profession…
The heated topic of raw milk
Unpasteurized milk has found a niche, with devoted followers hyping its taste and purported health benefits.
Antimicrobial research a priority for AVMA
Antimicrobial resistance is a global threat, and the AVMA is advocating for development of new drugs that would help protect humans and animals.
CSU launches certificate in Spanish for animal health and care
Colorado State University has launched a new undergraduate certificate, Spanish for Animal Health and Care,
Texas veterinary education expanding, one way or another
Dueling initiatives on how to address veterinary needs in Texas continue to develop.
AVMA members arrive home from Antarctic expedition with renewed passion
It’s not every day that veterinarians have the opportunity to explore Antarctica, but that’s exactly what Drs. Elisa Harvey and Jill Lynn did earlier…
3 foreign graduates, 1 American dream
Three veterinarians in California—one from India, one from Russia, and one from the state of New York—are examples of
Veterinarians discover themselves in Antarctica
Drs. Jill M. Lynn and Elisa D. Harvey were among only four veterinarians worldwide selected to take part in the 2018 Homeward Bound program,