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
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
Report summarizes state legislation and elections
State legislatures passed a number of bills in 2014 that impact animals and veterinary medicine, and 18 veterinarians are serving in
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.
State Legislative Update May 2015
State Legislative Update for May 2015
State Legislative Update June 2015
State Legislative Update.
AVMA sets its legislative agenda for 108th Congress
Bills address animal drugs, economics of the profession, and health insurance
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
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 sets priorities for 108th Congress
The Executive Board has designated four bills as warranting active pursuit of passage.
Initiative focuses on racing integrity
The American Association of Equine Practitioners has created an initiative called Prescription for Racing Reform
Congressional session in review
Several AVMA-supported bills promoting animal health and welfare and advancing the veterinary profession were passed in the previous
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The face of the veterinary profession was changing.
AVMA panel to scrutinize telemedicine
The controversial topic of telemedicine in the veterinary profession was brought into the national spotlight in early 2015,