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…
What's in a name?
Two years ago, the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America formed the Veterinary Nurse Initiative coalition.
WSAVA takes on brachycephaly, dentistry, dog and cat meat trade
The World Small Animal Veterinary Association has focused attention on the issues facing brachycephalic dogs, released global guidelines
Work continues to improve veterinary education worldwide
A well-educated veterinary workforce is key in providing scientifically sound risk assessments, credible reporting of diseases
Committee on Antimicrobials
The Committee on Antimicrobials advises the AVMA Board of Directors on antimicrobial topics, serving as the primary resource to the AVMA on…
Raising global veterinary standards
The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) hosted a conference this past December during which 23 recommendations
Uniform jurisdiction for aquatic veterinary and animal health programs
Multiple government agency jurisdiction and oversight for aquatic animal health and diseases duplicates efforts
Where to draw the line
In some areas of the country, rural veterinarians are struggling to maintain practice viability and client profitability
AVMA files brief in trade restriction case
The AVMA is among medical associations that contend in a brief that state professional boards should not be subject to Federal Trade
State & local scope of practice issues
Scope-of-practice issues are critical to veterinary medicine, and to the health and safety of our animal patients. When state and local lawmakers…
What is FSVM?
Veterinarians protect America's – and the world's – food supply from the farm to the dinner table.
Veterinarians have a vital role in advancing and maintaining food safety for the benefit of society.
The AVMA recognizes the pressing need for effective actions to ensure the future health of aquatic animals and ecosystems
September 2011 American Embryo Transfer Association (AETA) Certified Embryo Transfer Practitioner Source Notes Required level of general …
September 2011 Oklahoma Veterinary Practice Act Nonveterinary Reproductive Services Technician Source Notes Required level of general
Chiropractics – College of Chiropractic
September 2011 Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) Chiropractor Source Notes Required level of general education 90 semester hours (the equivalent of…
September 2011 American Veterariny Chiropractic Association (AVCA) Certified Animal Chriopractor Source Notes Required level of general
September 2011 Colorado Veterinary Practice Act Registered Animal Chiropractor Source Notes Required level of general education Licensed…
September 2011 Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Source Notes Required level of general education …
September 2011 New Hampshire Veterinary Practice Act Animal Physical Therapist Source Notes Required level of general education Licensed PT…
September 2011 International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS) Veterinary Acupuncturist Source Notes Required level of general
September 2011 Maryland State Board of Acupuncture Certified Animal Acupuncturist Source Notes Required level of general education …
September 2011 National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Body (NCBTMB) Certified Massage Therapist Source Notes Required…
A regulator and source of aid, born in civil war
The Department of Agriculture has grown from a collector and distributor of farming information during the 1860s to, today, a
Supreme Court strikes down Calif. slaughter rules
The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled in January that the state of California cannot prohibit the slaughter of pigs that become