Monkeypox is a rare disease caused by the monkeypox virus. Its symptoms are similar to smallpox, but the disease is less contagious and less severe.
Panel on Humane Slaughter-roster
Suzanne Millman named recipient of 2022 AVMA Humane Award
The AVMA today honored Suzanne Millman, PhD, professor of animal welfare at the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, as the winner of…
Early-bird deadline extended for AVMA Convention 2022
The AVMA has extended its early-bird registration for AVMA Convention 2022 to June 30, giving potential attendees more time to realize up to $100 in…
Animals deserve humane treatment during every stage of their lives – including during the induction of death,
The Association hosted a symposium where best practices for euthanasia were examined and research directed at refining those practices
Tools to help veterinarians find and keep the right staff for your veterinary business.
Cat transmits TB to humans in UK
Two United Kingdom residents developed tuberculosis after contact with a domesticated cat infected with Mycobacterium bovis
Providing a humane death
The 2013 edition of the AVMA Guidelines for the Euthanasia of Animals expands on information provided by the AVMA on the process of, and…
AVMA Humane Award
Nomination Form—Deadline: February 1, 2016 This award is given annually to a non-veterinarian to recognize his/her achievements in advancing the…
Humane transport of equines
The AVMA supports the use of best practices when transporting animals and therefore opposes the use of double-decked trailers to transport equines.
Addressing human needs
Counseling of pet owners is one of several areas where the field of social work, which addresses human needs, increasingly is
Evaluating humane slaughter
Evaluating humane slaughter General Accounting Office critiques enforcement of humane slaughter act This past…
AVMA announces 2022-2023 congressional fellow
Dr. Jacob Merryman has been named an AVMA congressional fellow, to spend a year in Washington as a full-time staff member to a congressional office or…
Animal welfare: Humane endings
Learn about veterinarians’ responsibility to animals during final life stages: end of life, human perspectives, humane killing techniques, disposal of…
Animal welfare: A human responsibility
Animal welfare means how an animal is coping with the conditions in which it lives. Ensuring animal welfare is a human responsibility
Human Estrogen Hormone Products
July 29, 2010 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning that inadvertent exposure to Evamist through skin contact with patients using this…
Improving human health protection
Veterinarians will soon have more concrete infection control guidelines, thanks to the joint efforts of many individuals
Human rabies vaccine recalled
Pasteur has recalled four lots of IMOVAX rabies vaccine because of a potential public health threat.
Humane labeling latest nich
American Humane Association certifies food animal producers employing humane standards
Human activity likely caused deadly infections in marine mammals
Fungal infections that have killed porpoises and dolphins in the Pacific Northwest may be linked to nearby human activities such as construction and…
Racing to save humans through animal research
Veterinary researchers are improving our understanding of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, interspecies transmission, and a host of other public and animal…
Carfentanil linked to 1,200 human deaths
In 10 states, more than 1,200 people died in one year from overdoses connected with an opioid used to sedate large animals.
Dr. Latonia Craig named Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer for the American Veterinary Medical Association
Latonia Craig, Ed.D., an educator, scholar and currently Assistant Dean for Inclusive Excellence at Purdue University's College of Veterinary…
AVMA issues guidance on humane slaughter
The AVMA will soon release the second in a three-part series of recommendations for killing animals humanely.