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
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
USDA to require reports of PED
Pig owners, veterinarians, and laboratory diagnosticians will need to tell the Department of Agriculture if they discover pigs infected
H3N1 poses risks for people, pigs
H3N1 influenza strains recently seen in U.S. swine could pose risks for people and pigs, according to federal animal health authorities.
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.
Iowa State University
Four alumni of the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine were honored at homecoming in November 2013.
Foundation to fund agriculture research
A nonprofit organization created by the federal government is expected to fund agriculture research through private donations.
KSU and St. Jude partner on one-health study of swine flu viruses
Two Kansas State University veterinarians have received a $1 million National Institutes of Health grant to study swine influenza viruses
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
Oklahoma veterinarians receive awards
The Oklahoma VMA recognized seven individuals this February during its 99th Annual Convention
PED virus reinfecting U.S. herds
A virus that has killed millions of neonatal pigs can cause multiple outbreaks on a farm within a year.
More virus strains found in pigs
U.S. pigs are infected with a second and possibly a third strain of a coronavirus
Veterinarians stay true to their school
Veterinarians’ allegiance to their alma mater manifests in three ways: love of athletic prowess; bricks-and-mortar love; and appreciation of a good…
Women taking the lead
The Women’s Veterinary Leadership Development Initiative is meant to spur more women into participating at higher levels of the profession