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.
American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine
American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine certified 25 new diplomates
Laboratories certified, rapid tests approved for BSE surveillance
Department of Agriculture has approved seven state veterinary diagnostic laboratories
Resolutions cover transport of research animals, governance
The AVMA House of Delegates will deliberate in January on a resolution that would support the continued ability to humanely transport
Vesicular stomatitis confirmed in Texas horses
On May 18, the National Veterinary Services Laboratories in Ames, Iowa, confirmed three cases of vesicular stomatitis in a herd of horses in west…
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.
FDA goes after unapproved equine products
The Food and Drug Administration has sent nine companies warning letters for marketing unapproved equine products.
Cornell to open equine hospital near racetrack
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine plans in April to open Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists, a referral and emergency
Vesicular stomatitis outbreak spreads to Colorado
As of Aug. 2, the Department of Agriculture had confirmed 23 cases of vesicular stomatitis in horses
Research awards presented
The AVMA and American Veterinary Medical Foundation conferred awards on Dr. Henry J. Baker and Dr. Deborah W. Knapp for advancing veterinary research
Vesicular stomatitis quarantines lifted in Texas; remain in Colorado, New Mexico
As of late October, all vesicular stomatitis quarantines in Texas had been lifted; however, quarantines remained at 141 premises in Colorado
Regulating equine plasma products
The Executive Board has approved a position statement on the regulation of equine plasma products.
Our other furry friends
Veterinarians who work with exotic companion mammals say each species has its attractions as well as its challenges.