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COVID-19 legislation and relief programs
Find information about the laws, relief programs, and regulations enacted to assist veterinary small business owners, veterinarians, and veterinary…
COVID-19: Federal student loans and higher education
Here’s what veterinary borrowers should know in light of the COVID-19 outbreak.
AVMA request: Commenting deadline for compounding
Scientific, news, business, and other resources for veterinarians, including news, online discussions, veterinary events and CE, legislative tracking,…
Stay informed about AVMA advocacy
Stay up-to-date on legislation and regulations affecting veterinary medicine, and know how you can have an impact.
AVMA opposes prescription mandate legislation
Veterinary prescription mandates are bad for veterinarians, and bad for our patients. This legislation interferes in the veterinarian-client-patient…
Advocating for small business
The AVMA supports a business environment that allows veterinarians to thrive in rewarding and financially sustainable careers. We advocate for…
Cannabis, Cannabis-Derived, and Cannabis-Related Products: Regulatory Status FAQ
Frequently asked questions about the regulatory status of cannabis, cannabis-derived, and cannabis-related products in veterinary medicine
Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act
This legislation amends the Toxic Substances Control Act.
State Legislative Mid-Year Report 2015
This report looks at state legislation and regulatory actions from the first half of 2015 that impact veterinary medicine.
Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act
This legislation would require the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to regulate the distribution and labeling related to bioengineered foods.
State Legislative Update May 2015
State Legislative Update for May 2015
State Legislative Update November 2014
November AVMA State Legislative and regulatory update
AVMA's Legislative Scoring System
AVMA prioritizes how it will address bills or regulations when they are posed in Congress.
State Legislative Update October 2014
October AVMA state legisaltive and regulatory update.
Hydraulic fracturing chemicals and mixtures
AVMA comments on FR Docket EPA-HQ-OPPT-2011-1019
State Legislative Update August 2014
August AVMA state legisaltive and regulatory update.
Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act: FAQs for Veterinarians
Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act ensures veterinarians can carry controlled substances outside their workplaces, to provide complete care for their…
State Legislative Update - May 2014
Monthly legislative update - May 2014
Animal welfare advocacy and policy
AVMA policy facilitates direct support for good animal welfare. The association also advocates for responsible laws that help ensure animals' good…
Backyard Poultry: Know the Legalities Regarding Treatment Options
Even if a goose, chicken or other poultry is kept as a pet, it is classified and regulated as a food animal species by the FDA.
March 2014 - AVMA Advocate
VMMA advances in the House; Alternative soring bill is introduced
Small Business Laws
As small business owners, veterinarians are impacted by a variety of federal and state laws. What are those laws, and what is AVMA doing to help?
Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act is now law
President Obama signed the Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act, making it legal for veterinarians to have access to travel with and use controlled…
The AVMA Advocate - September 2013
Table of contents for the September 2013 issue of The AVMA Advocate newsletter: updates on congressional action affecting veterinarians and veterinary…