July 4 safety
Fireworks, picnics and other 4th of July traditions can be great fun for people, but frightening and dangerous for animals. Know how to keep your…
Cold weather animal safety
You’re probably already aware of the risks posed by warm weather, but did you know that cold weather also poses serious threats to your pets'
FSMA Proposed Rule to Establish Current Good Manufacturing Practices for Food for Animals
AVMA comments on Federal Register Notice Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventative Controls for Food for…
Draft Qualitative Risk Assessment of Risk of Activity/Animal Food Combinations
AVMA comments on Federal Register Notice Docket No. FDA-2013-N-1043 Draft Qualitative Risk Assessment of Risk of Activity/Animal Food
Mexican horse meat banned by EU
The European Union has banned the sale of horse meat processed in Mexico out of fear it may not meet food safety standards.
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…
Osteosarcoma is genetically similar in dogs and human children, according to a study published July 19 in the journal Communications Biology by
Protect your Family, Pets, and Livestock from Rodents and Rodenticides
Controlling rodents protects animal and public health, but some control measures carry risks of their own. Learn to protect pets if using…
UGA alumni recognized
The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine recognized four alumni with awards for service to the veterinary college and the
Supplement companies made changes after facing crackdown
The availability of glucosamine for animals seemed to be in question 15 years ago.
Committee on Antimicrobials Positions Available
Volunteers are sought to serve on the new AVMA Committee on Antimicrobials beginning in September 2016.
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.
Rumors of the demise of the extension veterinarian
No one knows exactly how many extension veterinarians there are, although they always have been few in number.
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…
Getting pet health information online
The internet can be a great source of both information and misinformation. So how do you find sources to trust?