Animal welfare: Laboratory animals
This page provides access to a variety of resources that can help you make a positive difference in the lives of laboratory animals.
Legislation and Regulations in Laboratory Animal Welfare
An overview of animal welfare legislation and regulation for laboratory animals, as well as actions the AVMA is taking to improve it.
Veterinarians Promote Animal Welfare through Research
An overview of what laboratory animal veterinarians do, including some profiles of practicing laboratory animal veterinarians.
Zika virus and animals FAQ
Can pets be reservoir hosts for Zika virus? Can dogs or other pets get Zika from humans or transmit it to them? Is there a vaccine for Zika?
Research Dogs and Cats Adoption
The AVMA supports the adoption of healthy, post-study, research and teaching animals into long-term, private homes as companion animals
Human Plague frequently asked questions: Plague is an infectious disease of animals and humans caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis.
The AVMA supports research to discover and develop safe and efficacious drugs, vaccines, chemicals, and medical devices that benefit humans and…
Use of random-source dogs and cats for research, testing, and education
The carefully controlled use of random-source dogs and cats contributes greatly to improving the health and welfare of both animals and human beings. …
Fiscal 2016 Appropriations
AVMA advocates for funding for programs that help ensure animal health and welfare, protect food safety and promote public health and research.
Steven L. Leary, DVM, DACLAM
Recipient: Charles River Prize 2011 Steven L. Leary, DVM, DACLAM, is Assistant Vice Chancellor for Veterinary Affairs and Director of the Division of…
H1N1 Flu Virus FAQ
General questions/answers about H1N1 influenza virus: What is it? Is it different from bird flu? What animals can get infected?
State and Specialty Economic Reports
Economic reports for state and allied veterinary groups.
Avian Influenza: Physicians
Questions and answers about avian influenza for physicians and other medical professionals.
Docket 2010-29748 Recommendations from the NIH Translational Medicine and Therapeutics Working Group
Formal title: Docket Number [2010-29748] U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health; Notice of Meeting of the…
Canine Influenza FAQ
Canine Influenza questions, answers and guidelines including: What is dog flu ? How is it transmitted? Is it deadly? Is it widespread? Is there a…