Human Plague frequently asked questions: Plague is an infectious disease of animals and humans caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis.
Disposal of Pharmaceuticals
Pharmaceutical Disposal has come under increased scrutiny due to detection of human pharmaceuticals in U.S. Waterways.
COVID-19: Resources for shelters, food animal veterinarians
Two new AVMA resources provide practical guidance for animal shelter personnel and food animal veterinarians during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Considerations for food animal veterinarians during the COVID-19 pandemic
It’s critical to actively incorporate preventive measures into facility visits to decrease the risk of infection for veterinarians, staff members, and…
African swine fever help, Pet Dental Health Month, pets in one health
Combating African swine fever
Swine veterinarians and pork producers are actively working with state and federal officials to combat African swine fever. They can’t do it alone.…
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.
Ports of entry, feed ingredients key in fight against deadly swine virus
Imported animal feed can carry African swine fever virus and other pathogens devastating to swine herds.
U.S. braces for African swine fever
As another virus deadly to swine spreads in Asia, swine veterinarians across North America are trying to identify any remaining flaws in their…
Herd sizes, trade risk pig health
About 1 million pigs cross state lines each week destined for other farms, where they are fed or bred
Screwworm infestation kills endangered deer
More than 130 endangered deer, two dogs, two cats, a pig, and a raccoon so far have been killed by New World screwworms resurgent
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
Studies confirm poor well-being in veterinary professionals, students
Group of researchers tying occupational health with mental health outcomes in the profession
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.
What is FSVM?
Veterinarians protect America's – and the world's – food supply from the farm to the dinner table.
LEGENDS: Teacher, researcher, and inventor
Dr. Heinrich J. Detmers, 1833-1906, helped build veterinary education at Midwestern U.S. colleges and researched the causes of diseases