Changes coming in antimicrobial use, availability
When the types of antimicrobials important for human medicine are sold for use in farm animals, only a small portion require a
Purdue receives $3.18M to address rural veterinary shortages, diversity
With help from a new federal grant, the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine is stepping up to expand access to the veterinary profession…
Virginia-Maryland names two distinguished alumnae
The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine announced Sept. 27 that it has recognized two alumnae with its 2018 distinguished alumni awards.
Environment chair sees strong veterinary connection
Dr. Karyn Bischoff chairs the AVMA Committee on Environmental Issues. She is a veterinary toxicologist and a senior
The heated topic of raw milk
Unpasteurized milk has found a niche, with devoted followers hyping its taste and purported health benefits.
OIE: HPAI spreading; other diseases remain problems
Highly pathogenic avian influenza is a rising global concern, spreading more quickly since early 2017.
Therapy dogs have mixed results for childhood cancer patients, parents
Visits with therapy dogs have mixed results for
Conserving habitats, ecosystems everywhere key to saving wildlife
The romantic vision of habitat and ecosystem conservation is rather different from the reality.
Study: Dogs could be influenza mixing vessels
Findings from a new study imply that dogs could act as mixing vessels in which novel influenza viruses with pandemic potential could emerge.
Database lists clinical studies on cannabis, cancer, more
Cannabis is just one focus of current clinical trials involving animals, with others focusing on treatments such as stem cells and monoclonal…
Harvey V. Fineberg, MD, said the world is ill-prepared for a sustained pandemic, and a severe one could kill tens of millions of people.
FSMA Proposed Rule to Establish Current Good Manufacturing Practices for Food for Animals
AVMA comments on Federal Register Notice Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventative Controls for Food for…
AVMA hosts feed directive summit
Veterinarians, meat and feed industry representatives, and regulators discussed pending changes
Missourians have rights to farm, ranch
Missouri voters passed a constitutional amendment that indicates the state’s residents have the right to farm and ranch
Protect your Family, Pets, and Livestock from Rodents and Rodenticides
Controlling rodents protects animal and public health, but some control measures carry risks of their own. Learn to protect pets if using…
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
Top honors at LSU art show go to the birds
Barbara Banthien of Marin County, Calif., won the $1,000 Best of Show award for “King’s Move,” an acrylic painting
Animal welfare: Food & fiber animals
This page provides access to a variety of resources that can help you make a positive difference in the lives of food and fiber animals.
Training in foreign diseases opens students’ eyes
Veterinary student Ashley Hagauer went into veterinary college knowing she wanted to explore career options in public health and