Report: Similar rises in human, pet health care expenses
Household pet health care expenses have risen in patterns similar to those seen in human health care
Generic drugs, skyrocketing prices
Over the years, generic prescription drugs approved for use in humans have provided tremendous savings in human
The slow rise of generic animal drugs
In human medicine, generic drugs accounted for 88 percent of prescriptions dispensed in the United States as of 2014. Currently, generic
CATalyst connects pet adopters with private practitioners
Before adopters take home a new pet from the Delaware Humane Association in Wilmington, an adoption counselor asks them to choose from a
AVMA, pediatrics academy collaborate toward one health
The AVMA and American Academy of Pediatrics adopted a joint statement, “The Value of Professional Collaboration in Protecting the
Back to Basics
Veterinarians today are able to provide better and more advanced medical care for pets than ever before, but the cost of that care makes it out of…
AAEP looking for evidence-based solutions
The American Association of Equine Practitioners may not have all the answers, but its members have been attempting to learn more
Study ties practice culture to business metrics
Smaller practices and AAHA-accredited practices have stronger scores on practice culture in a number of areas, while stronger cultural scores
Survey to probe veterinarians’ mental health
The NASPHV, Auburn, and CDC are partnering together to assess how many U.S. veterinarians experience serious mental illness or contemplated suicide
Summit paints mixed economic picture for practitioners
There’s good news: Revenues are growing at many veterinary practices.There's mixed news: The AVMA Veterinary Career Center now has more jobs than…
Educate Yourself About Backyard Poultry
Educational resource for the backyard poultry reference guide.
AVMF narrows its focus on supporting veterinary profession
The American Veterinary Medical Foundation has been under new leadership for a year and already has seen big changes.
Studies confirm poor well-being in veterinary professionals, students
Group of researchers tying occupational health with mental health outcomes in the profession
Is the message getting through?
The veterinary community overall is placing more of an emphasis on preventive care for pets,
Backyard Poultry: Know the Legalities Regarding Treatment Options
Even if a goose, chicken or other poultry is kept as a pet, it is classified and regulated as a food animal species by the FDA.
Banking on wellness
Wellness plans with monthly billing are promoted as a way to ensure that patients receive preventive care