Dr. Janice Siegford named recipient of 2020 AVMA Humane Award
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) today honored Janice Siegford, Ph.D., as the winner of the 2020 AVMA Humane Award.
Dr. Anthony Fauci to brief the American Veterinary Medical Association annual convention on COVID-19, human-animal health links
Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), will deliver a special video briefing about COVID-19…
AVMA launches inaugural report describing antimicrobial resistance in animals
Antimicrobial resistance is a growing risk with direct impacts on the health of animals and the potential to affect human health. Today, the American…
AVMA launches new video resource channel for veterinarians in partnership with Boehringer Ingelheim through PetPro telemedicine app
AVMA members now have a new way to readily access timely information about animal care, client service and practice management, thanks to an…
AVMA supports federal legislation to strengthen importation of dogs entering US
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) today announced its strong support of the Healthy Dog Importation Act, aimed at ensuring that dogs…
AVMA urges pet evacuation kits for those in path of storms, wildfires
Hundreds of wildfires are burning in California, forcing more than 100,000 people to evacuate and affecting air quality as far away as Nebraska.
AVMA President honors two veterinarians, AVMA staff for exemplary work on behalf of profession
Two respected veterinarians and the staff of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) today were honored with the AVMA President’s Award.
Dr. Timothy M. Fan named recipient of 2020 AVMA Career Achievement in Canine Research Award
The AVMA today honored Dr. Timothy M. Fan as the winner of the 2020 AVMA Career Achievement in Canine Research Award.
Dr. David Castellan receives 2020 AVMA Global Veterinary Service Award
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) today honored Dr. David Castellan as the winner of the 2020 AVMA Global Veterinary Service Award.
Bowen named recipient of 2020 AVMA Lifetime Excellence in Research Award
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) today honored Dr. Richard Bowen as the winner of the 2020 AVMA Lifetime Excellence in Research…
COVID-19: 7 steps to help your pet prepare for your return to work
As states and municipalities begin the process of opening up following months of lockdowns and closures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the…
AVMA: National Pet Week is perfect time to celebrate furry, feathered, or finned friends helping you through COVID-19 crisis
During National Pet Week (May 3-9), the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) is asking pet owners to recognize the special role pets play in…
National Dog Bite Prevention Coalition offers tips for safely sheltering at home with pets during the COVID-19 crisis
The coronavirus pandemic has introduced a good deal of uncertainty into our lives, as well as the lives of our pets. As people shelter at home, adopt…
AVMA statement on Senate passage of Families First Coronavirus Response Act
AVMA President Dr. John Howe released the following statement in response to passage of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
AVMA champions legislation to help veterinarians pursue additional training
The VET MED Act (Veterinary Education and Training Minimizes Educational Debt, H.R. 6134) would help alleviate the cost of additional training for…
AVMA releases latest version of its euthanasia guidelines
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has released the latest version of its Guidelines for the Euthanasia of Animals.
AVMA welcomes legislation to protect America’s food supply
American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) President Dr. John Howe released the following statement in response to passage of the Protecting…
Steve Dale wins inaugural AVMA Excellence in Media Award
The American Veterinary Medical Association has announced that Steve Dale is the winner of the inaugural AVMA Excellence in Media Award, which will be…
Veterinary Futures Commission charts course for future success in the profession
A joint commission created by the AVMA and AAVMC has released a report identifying emerging trends that will affect the veterinary profession during…