Another ballot initiative increases housing size for farm animals
As consumers demand to know more about the origin of their foods, the trend toward less-restrictive housing for farm animals has accelerated in recent…
Lowering hurdles of licenses
Government and veterinary leaders are trying to make it easier for professionals to keep working when they change states.
What's in a name?
Two years ago, the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America formed the Veterinary Nurse Initiative coalition.
Cannabis research for veterinary patients advancing, cautiously
More than half the country has legalized marijuana use in one form or another.
The veterinary profession's role in addressing the opioid epidemic
AVMA strongly recommends that veterinarians, legislators, state veterinary medical boards, and state pharmacy boards work together to create practical…
Telehealth poses new possibilities, problems
Telehealth in veterinary medicine continues to advance with greater use by corporate and private
Politics, the art of the possible
Veterinarians are facing increasing efforts to regulate their profession.
Sentient property: a novel animal law proposal
The legal status of companion animals as personal property is antiquated and out of step with society's growing affection for four-legged friends
Emerging animal welfare ethic transcends borders
posted September 1, 2004 U.S., U.K. perspectives The animal rights movement and the recent emergence of…
House continues push for passage of Association Health Plan legislation
This legislation would greatly expand opportunities for small employers to provide affordable health insurance benefits to their employees
AVMA takes a stand on legislative initiatives
To help speed the implementation of the U.S. Animal Identification Plan, the AVMA has vowed to actively pursue legislation
Officers on the road
The American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act, H.R. 857, has become a controversial bill
Horse slaughter bill making waves
Legislation that would prohibit the slaughter of horses for human consumption is making waves