Supporting real assistance animals
Is that cockatoo riding a man's shoulder in the produce section really an emotional support animal?
Groups seek combined oversight of research animals
Four organizations in research and human medicine support combining federal oversight over research animals.
APHIS pulls welfare information from website
A recent decision by the Agriculture Department’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service to scrub Animal Care information from
AVMA urges policymakers to preserve biomedical research
As veterinarians, we’re passionate about animal health and welfare. Scientific research—including research using animals—is key to improving animal…
Member comment sought on draft guidelines for depopulation
A draft version of the first-ever AVMA Guidelines for the Depopulation of Animals is now available for review and comment by all AVMA members. Once…
Veterinary programs fare well in 2018 federal spending bills
The AVMA’s advocacy team has been working hard to protect and advance federal funding for programs related to veterinary medicine, including loan…
Major victories for veterinary priorities in new spending bill
If you’ve been following politics lately, you’ve probably heard that Congress is facing ongoing challenges in reaching agreements on spending levels.…
Therapeutic Use of Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine
Regenerative medicine; AVMA supports continued scientific development while at the same time encouraging members to employ caution
A closer look at veterinary homeopathy
Homeopathy is, depending on whom you ask, a gentler and more natural alternative to traditional medicine or an unproven
Veterinary workers explore forming a union
Historically, unions have not had a meaningful presence in veterinary medicine because of the preponderance of independent practices.