Human Plague frequently asked questions: Plague is an infectious disease of animals and humans caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis.
Disposal of Pharmaceuticals
Pharmaceutical Disposal has come under increased scrutiny due to detection of human pharmaceuticals in U.S. Waterways.
Foreign Quarantine Regulations, Proposed Revision of HHS/CDC Animal-Importation Regulations
Formal title: 42 CFR Part 71, RIN 0920-AA03, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS);…
Assistance Animals: Rights of Access and the Problem of Fraud (2017)
Peer-reviewed white paper addressing possible strategies to promote appropriate use of assistance animals and discourage fraudulent activities
October 2015 issue of The Advocate
The AVMA is pleased to announce that its 2015-2016 congressional fellows have accepted positions on Capitol Hill.
APHIS Seeks Comments Regarding Petition to Amend Animal Welfare Act Regulations to Prohibit Public Contact with Big Cats, Bears, and Nonhuman Primates (August 5, 2013)
AVMA comments to APHIS regarding the Petition to Amend Animal Welfare Act Regulations to Prohibit Public Contact with Big Cats, Bears, and Nonhuman…
Breed-specific Prohibited or Restricted Ordinances
summary of statutory and case law provisions on breed-specific local ordinances and state laws
Sample letter: Breed-specific legislation (from VMA)
Sample letter from a state or local veterinary medical association opposing breed-specific legislation
Why Breed-specific Legislation Is not the Answer
Breed-specific legislation (BSL) targets specific breeds of dogs that are wrongly thought to all be dangerous – most frequently pit bull types –