Slaughter delays lead to depopulation
Companies destroyed thousands of swine and poultry in April as coronavirus outbreaks shuttered or slowed slaughter plants, and one producer warned…
USDA awards $2.9M in 2019 to support rural veterinary services
The Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture announced in December 2019 that it had awarded 16 grants totaling $2.9…
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
Coronavirus emergency law gives paid leave
A new federal law expands the existing paid family medical and leave program from its current form and gives paid sick leave to workers who did not…
COVID-19: New paid leave requirements
Learn about paid leave requirements manded under COVID-19 legislation.
COVID-19: Tax provisions for veterinary small businesses
Learn about COVID-19 tax provisions for veterinary small business.
Maintaining cash flow during COVID-19
Learn innovative strategies your veterinary practice can implement to maintain cashflow during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19: Drug and medical supply impacts
Learn about the impacts of COVID-19 on veterinary drugs and medical supplies.
COVID-19 business strategy and economic impact
Learn how COVID-19 has impacted veterinary practices and economics, and find resources to help your business during the pandemic.
COVID-19: Communication creates business success
Having a strong line of communication with animal owners during and after the pandemic is critical.
COVID-19: Contract obligations, vendor payment, and renegotiation
Working with vendors and landlords to renegotiate contracts or defer payments can buy a veterinary practice time to get through the emergency.
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…
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
Advocating for rural veterinarians
New AVMA video tells Dr. Vosburg’s story [vsw id="Ca2V3brIc1w" source="youtube" width="425" height="344" autoplay="no"] A new video posted to the…
AVMA helping veterinarians take on telemedicine
The AVMA is providing guidance and soon a toolkit to help veterinarians take on telemedicine in practice.
AASV president sees educational opportunities, challenges
Dr. Tara S. Donovan said the American Association of Swine Veterinarians can help retailers and the public understand complex
Looking out for federally employed veterinarians
Some federally employed veterinarians earn less than federally employed individuals with MD or PhD degrees
Delegates discuss ethics of vendor incentive programs
The Principles of Veterinary Medical Ethics of the AVMA adequately cover transparency in acceptance of sponsorships, rebates, equipment,
Loan repayment brightens recipients' futures
FAVRRP, which launched in April, is an economic assistance program that provides student loan debt forgiveness to bring more veterinarians
A spur to action for practice owners
Preliminary numbers from a survey of American Association of Equine Practitioners members—conducted by the AVMA Veterinary Economics
Corporations have been acquiring veterinary practices for decades, and yet, an estimated 85 to 95 percent of all U.S. veterinary hospitals