Board makes appointments
The AVMA Executive Board, now called Board of Directors, named the following individuals to the entities indicated
AVMA, AAEP condemn global donkey skin trade as inhumane
It is estimated that a minimum of 1.8 million donkey skins are traded each year to create a substance known as ejiao,
On the map
Worldwide, about 600 million people depend on nearly 100 million equids for their livelihood. However, because of socioeconomic factors, 90 percent of…
Sharing resources on recognition, assessment and treatment of pain
As part of our ongoing efforts to provide our members with resources that enhance your ability to better serve your clients, we’re happy to share with…
Microchipping of animals
This page provides background information on microchipping of animals.
On the world stage
The WVA celebrated its 150th anniversary during the 31st WVC, Sept. 17-20 in Prague. The 2013 conference offered multiple tracks
Ross replaces dean who extended global research
Dr. Elaine Watson stepped down as dean of Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine this past October.
AVMA Welfare Focus Newsletter - Directors Corner - August 2011
Gail C. Golab, PhD, DVM, MANZCVSDirector, Animal Welfare Division Welcome to the second issue of the AVMA's Animal Welfare Focus. Since my last…
How is the AVMA addressing the controversy surrounding housing pregnant sows in gestation stalls? Dr.
Finding calm amid the chaos
The stigma associated with mental illness often prevents veterinarians from discussing the topic, let alone seeking help
Improving the safety of pet food
Several organizations are working on preventive measures for manufacturers to increase the safety of pet food.
U.S. horse slaughter exports to Mexico increase 312%
Since all three U.S. horse slaughter operations were ordered closed last year, the number of horses exported to Mexico for slaughter
Dynamic personality ready to lead AAEP
Dr. Ann E. Dwyer is the 2013 president of the American Association of Equine Practitioners. She started her career at the racetrack, and
Aja to strengthen ties among AAHA members
Dr. Daniel S. Aja had no ambition of becoming president of the American Animal Hospital Association
Embattled National Zoo director calls it quits after critical report
The American Zoo and Aquarium Association seemed to soften the blow of the NAS report by reaccrediting the National Zoo for five-years.
The future's bright for 2000 and beyond: Swine veterinarians, industry making strong comeback
The future's bright for 2000 and beyond: Swine veterinarians, industry making strong comeback After overcoming what's
Disaster conference gives animal issues a seat at the table
One way to learn and improve on the process of disaster management is to combine the resources and experiences of those who have experienced disasters…
Animal welfare, state advocacy initiatives approved
Arriving at an approach to animal welfare that balances philosophic vision and emerging science with practical application was a challenge the AVMA…