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Some insight into pet food recalls
Dr. Karyn Bischoff, a diagnostic toxicologist, isn't sure how it happened, but she has been at the center of several pet food recalls in the past few…
In March, Hill's expands canned dog food recall
Hill's Pet Nutrition has expanded the scope of its recall of a variety of canned dog foods
FSIS privatizing some pig slaughter duties
Starting in December, workers at swine slaughter plants will be taking over some food safety duties now performed by federal inspectors.
AVMA voices veterinary needs to FDA about cannabis products
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) should provide regulatory clarity about expectations for the labeling, safety, and use of cannabis-derived…
Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) Basics
The FDA's Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) requires a veterinarian’s involvement when any medically important antibiotic is fed to a food animal…
Residues rare in meat, FSIS official says
Federal food inspectors seldom find residue problems in animal products, despite intensive sampling, according to a Department of Agriculture…
Veterinarians and public health
In addition to caring for animals, veterinarians are critical to public health. We contribute to medical discovery, protect people and animals from…
AVMA membership hits record 95,000
The AVMA and our Board of Directors would like to extend a big “Thank you!” to all our members for their contribution on surpassing a terrific AVMA…
There should always be a “tech” in team
Veterinary technicians make significant contributions to our profession, and the AVMA is proud of our longstanding record of supporting them in all…
AVMA media relations guide
Connect with our media relations team for help reporting on topics related to veterinary medicine.
The Environmental Protection Agency is reconsidering its approvals of spring-loaded poison traps to kill wild predators.
Councils, committees, task forces, and trusts
The volunteers on AVMA councils, committees, task forces, and trusts guide the AVMA's work on issues of importance to veterinary medicine.
State and allied groups
These state, territorial, and allied groups comprise the House of Delegates, ensuring that the AVMA encompasses all of veterinary medicine.
Carlson, Teller win top AVMA Board seats
Members of the AVMA Board of Directors elected Drs. Rena Carlson and Lori Teller as Board chair and vice chair, respectively, while meeting in…
History of the AVMA
The AVMA's origins date to 1863, when veterinary surgeons from seven states convened for the first time in New York.
New volunteer leaders elected at 2019 AVMA Convention
Dr. Doug Kratt is new president-elect; Drs. Faeh and Arce announce candidacies [caption id="attachment_18611" align="alignleft" width="300"] The AVMA…
AVMA weighs in at cannabis hearing
The hearing is part of an FDA plan resulting from growing interest in FDA-regulated products derived from Cannabis sativa L and its components.
Mike Topper, DVM
2016-2017 AVMA President-Elect
California veterinarian chosen as AVMA congressional fellow
We’re looking forward to welcoming Dr. Deborah Thomson of California to our Washington, D.C., office this fall to begin a year of advocacy work on…
AVMA addresses animal abuse, research cats and dogs, outdoor housing of pets
The AVMA Board of Directors, while meeting April 11-13, revised guidance for veterinarians
Helping veterinarians play an active role in combating antimicrobial resistance
President’s Column: Dr. John de Jong Across our profession, whether at a veterinary conference or educational seminar or in a JAVMA article, we’ve all…
Building relationships with our international colleagues
President’s Column: Dr. John de Jong As the proud son of two Dutch immigrants and as someone who lived in Puerto Rico for several years beginning at…
World Veterinary Day 2019 promotes value of vaccination
Vaccination is an essential tool for preventive veterinary medicine, according to the World Veterinary Association.
Public health careers on display for veterinary students at CDC event
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hosted the 2019 Veterinary Student Day seminar Jan. 13-14 at its headquarters in Atlanta.
Board update: AVMA establishes veterinary technician task force
By: Dr. Gary Brown, Board of Directors Chair; Dr. John de Jong, AVMA President; Dr. Sandra Faeh, House Advisory Committee Chair; Dr. Janet Donlin,…