Zoonotic Diseases and Pets FAQ
Animals can carry diseases that people can catch. Get answers to commonly asked questions about disease risks related to pets.
Foreign Quarantine Regulations, Proposed Revision of HHS/CDC Animal - Importation Regulations
Formal title: Docket Number [RIN 0920-AA03] Foreign Quarantine Regulations, Proposed Revision of HHS/CDC Animal-Importation Regulations The Centers…
Monkeypox and Restrictions on African Rodents, Prairie Dogs and Certain Other Animals
Formal title: Docket Number [2003N-0400] Control of Communicable Diseases; Restrictions on African Rodents, Prairie Dogs, and Certain Other Animals …
Public Health Action Plan to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance
Formal title: CDC Progress Report: Implementation of a Public Health Action Plan to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance; Progress Through 2008 Brief …
Prohibiting extralabel use of adamantane and neuraminidase inhibitor anti-influenza drugs in poultry
Formal title: Docket Number [2006-N-0106] New Animal Drugs; Adamantane and Neuraminidase Inhibitor Anti-InfluenzaDrugs; ExtralabelAnimal Drug Use;…
Global Tracking System of Zoonotic Diseases
Formal title: American Medical Association Resolution 519, titled "Global Tracking System of Zoonotic Diseases" Action: The American…
Trans-Atlantic Task Force on Antimicrobial Resistance (TATFAR) Listening Session
Formal title: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to hold an informal Stakeholder Listening Session on Trans-Atlantic Task Force on
Questions/answers about anthrax, including: What causes it? How common is it? What species are at risk? What are signs of anthrax infection? Can it be…
Human Plague frequently asked questions: Plague is an infectious disease of animals and humans caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis.
Canine Influenza FAQ
Canine Influenza questions, answers and guidelines including: What is dog flu ? How is it transmitted? Is it deadly? Is it widespread? Is there a…
H1N1 Flu Virus FAQ
General questions/answers about H1N1 influenza virus: What is it? Is it different from bird flu? What animals can get infected?
Avian Influenza: Physicians
Questions and answers about avian influenza for physicians and other medical professionals.
Welfare Implications of Electroimmobilization
Electroimmobilization is the use of electrical current to restrain conscious animals by causing paralysis.
AVMA animal welfare principles
The AVMA, as a medical authority for the health and welfare of animals, offers the following eight integrated principles for developing and evaluating…
The AVMA opposes the direct sale or distribution to the consumer of unpasteurized milk or other unpasteurized dairy products.