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For human needs, some veterinary clinics are turning to a professional
Veterinarians aren’t always equipped to deal with every moral, ethical, and emotional dilemma they encounter with clients.
Behavior pioneer inspired many to learn humane, positive techniques
Dr. Sophia Yin was well-known as an animal behavior expert who dedicated her life to educating pet owners and also veterinarians
WVC becomes Viticus Group
The Western Veterinary Conference became WVC in 2014. Now the organization has been renamed as Viticus Group, reflecting its expansion to education in…
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…
COVID-19: Protecting your veterinary team during the pandemic
Veterinary employers and teams need protocols to protect the health and safety of team members and clients. This resource will help you develop and…
COVID-19: FDA issues warning after death of man who ingested fish product
The consumer alert followed the death of an Arizona man who ingested chloroquine phosphate.
COVID-19 and wellbeing
Learn how to protect and maintain wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Considerations for mobile and house call veterinarians during the COVID-19 pandemic
AVMA's recommendations apply to both small and large animal practice, and are based on proven techniques applied in many different disease outbreaks.
Animal-assisted interventions: Definitions
The AVMA recognizes that the human animal bond is important to client and community health. The human animal bond has existed for thousands of years
AVMA develops plan for combating sexual harassment in profession
A plan, developed by the AVMA Board of Directors at the request of the AVMA House of Delegates, outlines how the Association will help the veterinary…
Animal-assisted interventions: Guidelines
Veterinarians must prepare themselves to play a vital role in ensuring the health and wellbeing of the people and the animals involved in human-animal…
Dr. Julie Ducoté argues that moving to a culture of well-being will help the veterinary industry. To prove it, she started in the most logical place:…
Access to lethal means looked at to lower veterinary suicide rate
Researchers say changes needed to prevent diversion of euthanasia drug
Summit explores the animal solution to social isolation
A group of public health, research, gerontology, and veterinary leaders gathered at the first Social Isolation, Loneliness, and Companion Animals…
President-elect candidates make their case
In the following interviews, they share their views of the AVMA and veterinary medicine.
AVMA-led conversations drive innovation for veterinarians
One of the important roles of the AVMA is to bring the veterinary profession together to address critical topics to help veterinarians succeed. Two…
Ending life well
Pending guidance on depopulation and updated guidance on euthanasia acknowledge that decisions on animal death are difficult even for experts.
Colorado State University recently released a study touting the use of the GonaCon-Equine immunocontraceptive vaccine as a
The veterinarian’s role in supporting appropriate selection and use of service, assistance and therapy animals
Service, assistance and therapy animals provide help, support, and comfort for people. Veterinarians have a role in assisting in selecting the right…
AAHA Connexity takes on topics that keep veterinarians up at night
The American Animal Hospital Association took a radically new approach to its annual conference this year,
Hurt at work
People working in the veterinary services profession were the second most likely to have nonfatal work-related injuries in 2016,
AAVMC establishes internship guidelines
Veterinary internships provide an opportunity for new graduates to gather additional experience and skill in providing clinical care.
Study looks at how veterinarians cope with patient death
A study has looked at the stated thoughts and reactions of veterinarians who work in shelters and spay-neuter clinics
Nine dimensions of wellbeing: holistic health for the veterinarian
If you have been following the AVMA’s involvement in issues related to the health and self-care of veterinary professionals, you will notice that we…