Scoring system prioritizes AVMA response to bills and regulations
The AVMA has adopted a scoring system that will enable the Association to more effectively address federal legislative and regulative proposals
AVMA sets its legislative agenda for 108th Congress
Bills address animal drugs, economics of the profession, and health insurance
AVMA sets priorities for 108th Congress
The Executive Board has designated four bills as warranting active pursuit of passage.
AVMA cautions against indiscriminate broad bans on livestock antimicrobials
The increase in antimicrobial-resistant pathogens—especially methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus—has Congress searching
Horse slaughter for human consumption faces hurdles
Decisions are expected in the near future regarding the slaughter of horses for human consumption in the United States
Turtle producers fighting in the courts and Capitol to sell hatchlings
Louisiana turtle farmers and lawmakers are trying to end a federal ban on domestic pet turtle hatchling sales.
Beef recall sparks hearings, tightened inspections
Video of cows too sick or injured to stand being dragged by chains, rolled with forklifts, and shot with high-intensity water hoses by employees of