FDA may change drug uses in 5-year plan
Federal authorities plan to expand limits on who can buy antimicrobials for use in livestock and how long they can be used.
The 2019 annual meeting of AVMA voting members will be held Friday, Jan. 11, from 8:30-10 a.m. CST
Mississippi State leads global aquaculture project
Mississippi State University will lead a new $15 million federal initiative to reduce poverty and improve living standards for impoverished…
Environment chair sees strong veterinary connection
Dr. Karyn Bischoff chairs the AVMA Committee on Environmental Issues. She is a veterinary toxicologist and a senior
Environment: the bedrock of one health
At first glance, veterinarians' role in environmental health is less apparent than their role in the other two legs of the one-health triad.
California rises from the ashes
In 2018, California faced its most destructive year of fires.
USDA awards $2.4 million to support rural veterinary services
Among the recipients, the American Association of Bovine Practitioners received its second grant to provide workshops on business management for
Raising food animals without antibiotics: Is it sustainable?
AVMA's chief economist to examine the data Rising consumer interest in how food is produced has resulted in more farm animals being raised without…
Pet ownership stable, veterinary care variable
Americans still love their pets, with more than half of U.S. households owning a pet at year-end 2016, but
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
A one-health solution to the toxic algae problem
Cyanobacteria were ancient when our ancestors were taking their first tentative steps
Another ballot initiative increases housing size for farm animals
As consumers demand to know more about the origin of their foods, the trend toward less-restrictive housing for farm animals has accelerated in recent…
Conserving habitats, ecosystems everywhere key to saving wildlife
The romantic vision of habitat and ecosystem conservation is rather different from the reality.
AVMA opposes reduced liability for bird deaths, favors drug fees
The AVMA opposes a legislative amendment that would remove liability for energy companies that unintentionally kill migratory birds.
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…
Songbirds, rodents not likely vectors in avian influenza outbreak
Songbirds and rodents are unlikely to have transmitted
First veterinarian chosen as TED fellow
To be a TED fellow, you must be recognized as a rising star in your field, someone who offers a novel approach to addressing