International animal health body addresses food safety, FMD, and animal welfare
More than 500 participants representing some 140 countries gathered in Paris this past May for the 70th annual General Session
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."
United States seeks ban on China’s wildlife wet markets
The second outbreak of a deadly coronavirus linked to China’s wildlife trade has the United States and others seeking a permanent end to markets where…
Obituaries in the May 1, 2020 Journal of the AVMA
U.S.-banned drugs used by exporting countries
The AVMA urges the Food and Drug Administration and USDA to implement and enforce import regulations to prohibit.
AVMA is committed to helping the veterinary community through the COVID-19 pandemic. Get actionable information on PPE, implementing social distancing…
WHO seeks end to antibiotic use without disease
Global health authorities are discouraging use of antimicrobials in food-producing animals in the absence of disease.
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…
Australian bushfires a ‘monstrous’ event wreaking havoc on wildlife
Country reels from devastation of unprecedented fire season
WHO: Vaccine makes Ebola preventable
A vaccine against the most deadly strain of Ebola virus meets international agencies’ standards, giving hope it could reduce the tolls of outbreaks.
Obituaries in the February 1, 2020 Journal of the AVMA
Obituaries in the December 15, 2019 Journal of the AVMA
Obituaries in the September 1, 2019 Journal of the AVMA
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…
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…
Board makes appointments
The AVMA Executive Board, now called Board of Directors, named the following individuals to the entities indicated
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.
AVMA presents Excellence Awards
During AVMA Convention 2018 this July in Denver, a number of individuals received AVMA Excellence Awards for contributions in areas such as
Former AVMA officer elected WVA president
AVMA past president Dr. René Carlson was elected president of the World Veterinary Association
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the essential role of veterinarians in protecting animal, human, public, and environmental health—A global public good
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the essential role of veterinarians in protecting animal, human, public, and environmental health—A global public…
Russell vies for World Veterinary Association presidency
The AVMA has endorsed Dr. Russell's candidacy for WVA president, the success of which will be decided this July during the 28th World Veterinary…
Recognized for excellence
During the AVMA Annual Convention this July in Boston, the AVMA gave awards to a number of individuals and two organizations
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on responsible and judicious use of antimicrobials
Responsible and judicious use of antimicrobials is in the best interests of both animal health and human health.
Q&A with the AVMA president-elect candidates
Drs. Jan K. Strother and Michael J. Topper describe the challenges and opportunities facing the veterinary profession and explain
International Issues in Animal Welfare
Comments submitted to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) by the AVMA on issues related to animal health and welfare.