Veterinarians have been volunteering in a variety of ways to support public health and each other during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Problems persist with federal veterinary workforce numbers
The Government Accountability Office concludes the departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services likely lack enough veterinarians
Public Health Service veterinarians work to protect people during pandemic
As people returned to the U.S. from cities with COVID-19 outbreaks, federal veterinarians helped protect them and the communities where they arrived.…
AVMA revises policy on feral cats to encourage collaboration
The AVMA has revised its policy on “Free-roaming Abandoned and Feral Cats” to encourage collaboration among veterinarians, humane
One-health visionary receives AVMA Award
Dr. Roger K. Mahr proposed initiative that led to One Health Commission
Convention-goers get a peek at DC Public Health Lab
Kicking off the tour was Tony Tran, PHL director and a doctor of public health, who described some of the laboratory's activities.
Groups provide new guidance on antimicrobials
The AVMA, Canadian VMA, and Federation of Veterinarians of Europe are calling for continuous monitoring of antimicrobial use and resistance at a…
AVMA giving help on veterinary feed directives
Veterinarians who want help filing veterinary feed directives can use a model form and instructions provided by the AVMA.
Nominations open for Excellence in Veterinary Medicine Awards
The AVMA is accepting nominations for the following Excellence in Veterinary Medicine Awards.
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…
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.
1925 - 1935
During this decade, reports on food animals predominated in JAVMA.
Board acts to remove hurdles to AVMA membership
The AVMA Executive Board met Aug. 27-28 to take up an agenda dealing with such issues as AVMA membership requirements
1995 - 2005
This decade was a time of relatively high caseloads, allowing for continued accumulation of case experience.
Katrina: stories from the storm
A decade has passed since Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans on Aug. 29, 2005, breaking levees and flooding much of the area.
Rumors of the demise of the extension veterinarian
No one knows exactly how many extension veterinarians there are, although they always have been few in number.
APHIS Seeks Comments on Proposed Environmental Impact Statement on Animal Carcass Management (October 25, 2013)
The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has announced that it intends to prepare an environmental impact statement