Veterinary student training programs in food safety, security, and defense
The AVMA recommends that the state and federal entities develop and expand training programs for veterinary students in the area of food safety,…
Food animal health emergency planning
The veterinary profession has a responsibility to ensure the safety of foods of animal origin and to protect the health of American consumers.
Shelters feel pressure of pandemic
Animal shelters are straining under the pressure of the COVID-19 pandemic as they deal with reduced staff and volunteers in light of government safety…
SAVMA president focused on advocacy
Marie Bucko, a student in the Class of 2021 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Veterinary Medicine, said she feels privileged to be…
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…
Veterinary clinics adapt to new normal
Most jurisdictions recognize veterinary practices as essential and are allowing them to operate during the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the world, but…
Obituaries in the May 1, 2020 Journal of the AVMA
COVID-19 and the international experience
The AVMA has been in contact with international colleagues to share resources and gather information regarding how the veterinary profession is faring…
American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians
62nd annual meeting, Oct. 23-28, Providence, Rhode Island
United States Animal Health Association
123rd annual meeting, Oct. 24-30, Providence, Rhode Island
WVC becomes Viticus Group
The Western Veterinary Conference became WVC in 2014. Now the organization has been renamed as Viticus Group, reflecting its expansion to education in…
Veterinary practices are “essential businesses”
The AVMA urges all authorities to designate veterinary practices as essential businesses, and also ensure their ability to obtain necessary medical…
Considerations for mobile and house call veterinarians during the COVID-19 pandemic
AVMA's recommendations apply to both small and large animal practice, and are based on proven techniques applied in many different disease outbreaks.
Report looks to future of veterinary profession
A commission has released a report identifying emerging trends that will affect the veterinary profession over the next generation.
Board chair embraces veterinary family ties
Dr. Rena Carlson, chair of the AVMA Board of Directors, has held leadership roles since early in her veterinary career. She spoke to JAVMA News about…
Use of technology in veterinary medicine
AVMA affirms and encourages the responsible, ethical development and use of technology that can benefit and protect public health, animal health and…
AVMA leaders discuss potential legal liability of student, volunteer work
House of Delegates also talks about cannabis, telehealth
Budget deal boosts federal veterinary programs
Three of AVMA’s top federal funding priorities either received additional funding for fiscal year 2020 or were maintained at current levels, which is…
Contest puts students’ animal welfare knowledge to the test
A survey of participants in the AVMA Animal Welfare Assessment Contest shows the event increases their aptitude for animal welfare and helps them hone…
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…
Allied veterinary groups
Connect with allied veterinary associations represented in the AVMA House of Delegates.
The role of the veterinary profession in national, state, and local emergencies
The AVMA strongly recommends that emergency management organizations include veterinarians in the planning process and response operations. The…
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.
Texas veterinary education expanding, one way or another
Dueling initiatives on how to address veterinary needs in Texas continue to develop.
Oklahoma State cited by accreditor for deficiencies
Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences