Companion animal care guidelines
Preface The following are general guidelines for the proper care and humane treatment of animals in nonagricultural facilities, such as humane…
Vital funding for lab network added to Farm Bill
Legislation authorizing what the AVMA believes to be much-needed funding for a national laboratory network safeguarding animal and
Research delayed, rodent populations reduced during pandemic
Universities delayed new studies this spring to reduce contact among people, including researchers and animal caregivers. Those delays often involved…
Update: FDA says Hill’s failed to follow own procedures
Dog food recall in 2019 caused by high levels of vitamin D in premix
Some insight into pet food recalls
Dr. Karyn Bischoff, a diagnostic toxicologist, isn't sure how it happened, but she has been at the center of several pet food recalls in the past few…
Summit, policy outline veterinary role in offshore aquaculture
The veterinary community has an opportunity to facilitate the safe development of offshore U.S. aquaculture, according to a new report about a recent…
AVMA may change guidance for CO2 euthanasia in rodents
Pending revisions to the AVMA's euthanasia guidelines likely will instruct veterinarians to use faster flow rates when using carbon dioxide
ABVT marks 50-year milestone
Since 1967, the American Board of Veterinary Toxicology has seen to it that a cadre of highly trained veterinarians is ready
New guidance for pets exposed to rabies
New guidance in this issue of the JAVMA advises that cats and dogs that are exposed to rabies and are overdue for a vaccine can
The heated topic of raw milk
Unpasteurized milk has found a niche, with devoted followers hyping its taste and purported health benefits.
1985 - 1995
The scientific section of JAVMA underwent a complete makeover toward the end of this decade,
Rumors of the demise of the extension veterinarian
No one knows exactly how many extension veterinarians there are, although they always have been few in number.
Board acts on research, grievance resolution, residues
The AVMA Board of Directors, while meeting Nov. 20-22, 2014, approved a few new policies, rescinded some that were no longer
1995 - 2005
This decade was a time of relatively high caseloads, allowing for continued accumulation of case experience.
1915 - 1925
The JAVMA is celebrating its centennial this year, but the AVMA under another name published the first issue of the Journal under another
1955 - 1965
The late 1950s and early 1960s saw a flurry of technological and sociological changes in the United States.
Research, public health leaders honored by AAVMC
The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges honored Drs. Yoshihiro Kawaoka, John A. Herrmann, Matthew Mellema, & Joe N. Kornegay
Most Americans see marijuana as a legitimate medical treatment for some human disease conditions.
Simulation study compares cat population reduction methods
A simulation model used in a recent study provides insights into the value of administering a temporary, nonsurgical