AVMA takes a stand on legislative initiatives
To help speed the implementation of the U.S. Animal Identification Plan, the AVMA has vowed to actively pursue legislation
House continues push for passage of Association Health Plan legislation
This legislation would greatly expand opportunities for small employers to provide affordable health insurance benefits to their employees
Politics, the art of the possible
Veterinarians are facing increasing efforts to regulate their profession.
Horse slaughter bill making waves
Legislation that would prohibit the slaughter of horses for human consumption is making waves
AVMA backs national efforts to make higher education affordable
The AVMA is supporting two legislative initiatives aimed at reducing the educational debt of veterinary students and graduates
The dangerous dog debate
Communities have been banning or strictly regulating pit bull-type dogs and other “dangerous” breeds for the past three decades.
Officers on the road
The American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act, H.R. 857, has become a controversial bill
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
One Health Career Paths
Career opportunity descriptions for qualified veterinarians interested in Public Health & One Health.
Emerging animal welfare ethic transcends borders
posted September 1, 2004 U.S., U.K. perspectives The animal rights movement and the recent emergence of…
Marijuana treatments, drug monitoring programs discussed
AVMA House of Delegates members want the Association to develop policies and further guidance on emerging issues affecting the profession, such as
States track dispensing to counter drug fraud
A third of states and the District of Columbia require reports from veterinarians when they dispense controlled substances
Sentient property: a novel animal law proposal
The legal status of companion animals as personal property is antiquated and out of step with society's growing affection for four-legged friends
AAEP tackles tough issues in the Big Easy
More than 100 continuing education credits were offered on wide range of topics ranging from laminitis treatments to neurology.