Review finds U.S. animal disease control system adequate, but needing improvement
A review of the nation's ability to protect livestock and poultry against foreign animal diseases describes the state of disease
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
Farm veterinarians adjust to reduce COVID-19 risk
This spring, veterinarians spent less time in barns and more time helping farm workers stay healthy. Veterinary organizations, academic centers, and…
Veterinary education expanding in Texas
Texas A&M and Texas Tech universities are looking to meet current and future animal health needs for their state by educating more
Protecting pigs, cultivating consumers
Dr. Peter Davies said people working in animal agriculture are being portrayed as villains and profiteers of an unsustainable and
Foot and mouth disease
Foot-and-mouth disease, widely known as FMD, is a severe, highly contagious viral disease and a worldwide concern.
Pig virus can spread through packing plants
A virus that infected U.S. pigs for the first time can spread through livestock trailers contaminated at packing
Study finds feral pigs had antibodies to zoonotic organisms
Testing at two Texas abattoirs revealed that feral pigs had been exposed to zoonotic bacteria, viruses, and parasites.
AVMA deliberates on breed standards, devocalization
A resolution submitted to the House of Delegates calls for the AVMA to help develop healthier breed standards for purebred dogs and cats; another…
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.
USAHA wants more work on federal programs, rules
USAHA asks federal authorities to invest more to guard against livestock diseases and let veterinarians transport and use controlled
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The AVMA Board of Directors, while meeting Nov. 20-22, 2014, approved a few new policies, rescinded some that were no longer
A regulator and source of aid, born in civil war
The Department of Agriculture has grown from a collector and distributor of farming information during the 1860s to, today, a
1955 - 1965
The late 1950s and early 1960s saw a flurry of technological and sociological changes in the United States.
Summit paints mixed economic picture for practitioners
There’s good news: Revenues are growing at many veterinary practices. There's mixed news: The AVMA Veterinary Career Center now has more jobs
The future's bright for 2000 and beyond: Swine veterinarians, industry making strong comeback
The future's bright for 2000 and beyond: Swine veterinarians, industry making strong comeback After overcoming what's