COVID-19 legislation and relief programs
Find information about the laws, relief programs, and regulations enacted to assist veterinary small business owners, veterinarians, and veterinary…
Bill aims to improve dog importation process
Legislation recently introduced by the three veterinarians in Congress would give new tools and authority to the federal government to monitor and…
Information about state rules available from AVMA
The AVMA State Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Department has compiled information on states' regulations regarding breeding
COVID-19 loans are supporting veterinary teams and patients
SBA data show that stimulus loans provided through the federal Paycheck Protection Program have played a key role in supporting veterinary care and…
COVID-19: New paid leave requirements
Learn about paid leave requirements manded under COVID-19 legislation.
Veterinarians exempt from Red Flags Rule
"We're extremely grateful that Capitol Hill understands that these costly regulations are inappropriate for small
NAVTA's Veterinary Nurse Initiative a work in progress
Although the Veterinary Nurse Initiative has seen little state legislative progress, it has made strides in other areas.
Bill would ban double-decker trailers for horse transport
The AVMA has long advocated for this prohibition, which is included in a $500 billion infrastructure bill proposed in the U.S. House of…
Broad exclusions leave husbandry undefined
Legislation introduced in Texas would define an undetermined amount of livestock care as "husbandry" outside the scope of
Veterinarian-sponsored dog importation bill introduced in Congress
This week, the Healthy Dog Importation Act was introduced in Congress to ensure that all dogs entering the country are healthy and not at risk to…
AVMA request: Commenting deadline for compounding
Renewed focus on race-day medications
Ssome in the industry are calling for an outright ban on race-day medication, and so is newly introduced federal legislation.
Coronavirus emergency law gives paid leave
A new federal law expands the existing paid family medical and leave program from its current form and gives paid sick leave to workers who did not…
COVID-19 and student loans: What we know now
The federal government is providing student loan relief during the COVID-19 emergency. We've summarized important information that veterinary student…
COVID-19 resources: Economic relief, small business tools, and more
Federal agencies are moving quickly to implement the COVID-19 stimulus measures. These resources will help you understand the relief programs and…
COVID-19 business strategy and economic impact
Learn how COVID-19 has impacted veterinary practices and economics, and find resources to help your business during the pandemic.
COVID-19: Drug and medical supply impacts
Learn about the impacts of COVID-19 on veterinary drugs and medical supplies.
COVID-19: Paid leave exemptions for small business
Navigate COVID-19 paid leave requirements and what they mean for your veterinary practice.
Board chair embraces veterinary family ties
Dr. Rena Carlson, chair of the AVMA Board of Directors, has held leadership roles since early in her veterinary career. She spoke to JAVMA News about…
Once more around the track
Racetrack-led coalition created to address horse racing deaths, safety concerns
FDA describes legal limits of drug compounding
Agency says few uses allowed for raw active ingredients
Judge allows bulk ingredients for compounding
The Food and Drug Administration doesn't have the authority to stop a Florida pharmacy from using bulk pharmaceutical ingredients to