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.
AVMA addresses pet obesity, opioid abuse
The AVMA Board of Directors met June 19-20 at Association headquarters to consider an agenda that included
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…
Prescription mandates: new bill, same problems
For several consecutive congressional sessions, the AVMA has led the charge to defeat legislation that would require veterinarians to provide written…
Telehealth poses new possibilities, problems
Telehealth in veterinary medicine continues to advance with greater use by corporate and private