Congress strengthens pet food safety regulations
Legislation passed by Congress in September contains food safety provisions requiring the Food and Drug Administration
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…
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.
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…
Telehealth poses new possibilities, problems
Telehealth in veterinary medicine continues to advance with greater use by corporate and private
Cannabis research for veterinary patients advancing, cautiously
More than half the country has legalized marijuana use in one form or another.
Ongoing recall investigation unraveling the facts
Months after the recalls of pet food began, developments continued to unfold
Senate hearing examines safety, recall of pet food
The recent recall of cat and dog food has raised broad concerns about food safety, oversight of pet food, and manufacturing practices.
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