We listened, and we’re acting, on veterinary compounding
Drawing on the guidance of more than 2,000 members who contacted us about the importance of compounded drugs in patient care, AVMA today (Nov. 16,…
AVMA panel to scrutinize telemedicine
The controversial topic of telemedicine in the veterinary profession was brought into the national spotlight in early 2015,
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The face of the veterinary profession was changing.
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Avian influenza bookends the decade concluding with the JAVMA’s centennial in 2015.
State Legislative Update September 2015
State Legislative Update for September 2015
Initiative focuses on racing integrity
The American Association of Equine Practitioners has created an initiative called Prescription for Racing Reform
State Legislative Update July/August 2015
State Legislative Update for July/August 2015
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.
We eat, study, and enjoy looking at octopuses. They are masters of camouflage and escape artists.
State Legislative Update June 2015
State Legislative Update.
Antimicrobial sales outpace meat production
Agriculture-related sales of antimicrobials rose by one-sixth in five years, and that included a one-fifth rise in sales of those
Legislation and Regulations in Laboratory Animal Welfare
An overview of animal welfare legislation and regulation for laboratory animals, as well as actions the AVMA is taking to improve it.
State Legislative Update May 2015
State Legislative Update for May 2015
State Legislative Update April 2015
State Legislative Update for April 2015
Lawmakers seek expansion of animal welfare regulations
A New York Times story exposing alleged abuses at an agricultural research facility has prompted legislation to expand federal animal
Egg rules endure challenges
California’s housing requirements for egg-laying hens, which took effect this year, have survived one appeal and face a second.
State Legislative Update March 2015
State legislative update for March 2015
Teller, Bishop elected to AVMA Board of Directors
This July, Drs. Lori M. Teller and George W. Bishop will begin their terms as representatives from districts VIII and X on the AVMA Board of Directors
International joint statements address horse slaughter, rabies in dogs
The AVMA has adopted a joint statement on horse slaughter with the Canadian and Mexican veterinary associations and a joint statement
State Legislative Update February 2015
State Legislative Update for February 2015
Growing member value
The new AVMA Strategic Plan aims to increase member satisfaction by focusing on objectives such as protecting and enhancing the lifelong
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the global control of canine rabies
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the global control of canine rabies.
Congressional session in review
Several AVMA-supported bills promoting animal health and welfare and advancing the veterinary profession were passed in the previous
Horse racing model rules see gradual adoption
It’s been almost two years since the association of state racing regulators, the Association of Racing Commissioners