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State VMA tool kit for legislative advocacy
compilation of resources designed to provide executive directors of VMAs with a quick, step-by-step guide on how to plan a legislative effort
Tips for effective letter writing to state legislators and other officials
Writing to lawmakers is one way to influence state and local laws and policy. Here are tips to write more effective letters.
Breed-specific prohibited or restricted ordinances
summary of statutory and case law provisions on breed-specific local ordinances and state laws
Legislative priorities for veterinarians and veterinary medicine on pharmaceutical issues.
Student debt advocacy
Legislative priorities for veterinarians and veterinary medicine on issues dealing with veterinary schools and veterinary education.
Issuing Health Certificates for Export of Live Finfish, Crustaceans, Mollusks, and Their Products
Formal title: Docket Number [04-101-1] Notice of Request for Approval of an Information Collection (12/3/04) Summary: Three federal agencies are…
Receipt of Petition Requesting EPA to Classify all Rodenticide Products Containing Strychnine as Restricted Use Pesticides
Formal title: Docket Number [EPA-HQ-OPP-2009-0815; FRL-8802-3] Receipt of Petition Requesting EPA to Classify all Rodenticide Products Containing…
National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation Reporting Rule (October 2011)
Formal title: Docket Number [EPA-HQ-OW-2011-0188] National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation…
Making Additional Drugs Available for Minor Species and Minor Uses in Major Species
Formal title: Docket Number [2005N-0329] Designation of New Animal Drugs for Minor Uses or Minor Species Brief Description: The FDA proposes…
Animal Health and Welfare Issues
AVMA legislative priorities for veterinarians and veterinary medicine related to animal health, welfare and human-animal bond issues.
AVMA legislative priorities for veterinarians and veterinary medicine in appropriations issues.
Conservation and Environmental Issues
AVMA legislative priorities for veterinarians and veterinary medicine related to environmental and conservation issues.
Legislative priorities for veterinarians and veterinary medicine on research-related issues.
Small Business Issues
Legislative priorities for veterinarians and veterinary medicine on small business issues before the U.S. Congress.
Legislative priorities for veterinarians and veterinary medicine on food-related issues.
Why Breed-specific Legislation Is not the Answer
Breed-specific legislation (BSL) targets specific breeds of dogs that are wrongly thought to all be dangerous – most frequently pit bull types –
Aquatic: Legislation & Regulations
Webinar: Certificates of Veterinary Inspection for Imports into Canada New Canadian regulations require import permits and veterinary certificates…
Swine Brucellosis and Pseudorabies Proposed Action Plan
Feral swine pose SB and PRV disease risks to US commercial and transitional production swine herds, and current programs don’t adequately address…
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…
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…
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?
March 2014 - AVMA Advocate
VMMA advances in the House; Alternative soring bill is introduced
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.
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…
State Legislative Update - May 2014
Monthly legislative update - May 2014