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California regulators clarifying pet dentistry restrictions
Recently defeated legislation in California would have let unsupervised nonveterinarians perform services to remove deposits from
State regulation of companion animal breeders and dealers
During the past few years, the regulation of high-volume dog breeders and dealers has become one of the most prominent issues in animal legislation
A regulator and source of aid, born in civil war
The Department of Agriculture has grown from a collector and distributor of farming information during the 1860s to, today, a
Legislative and Regulatory New-December 2012
AVMA Welfare Focus Newsletter - Legislative and Regulatory News - December 2012 Federal Now that the election season is over, Congress has turned…
Legislative and Regulatory News-May 2012
AVMA Welfare Focus Newsletter - Legislative and Regulatory News - May 2012 Federal The beginning of 2012 starts a new season for Congress, with a…
AVMA releases report on state legislation
The AVMA State Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Department recently released a year-end report on more than 1,400 bills that
State VMA tool kit for legislative advocacy
compilation of resources designed to provide executive directors of VMAs with a quick, step-by-step guide on how to plan a legislative effort
State Legislative End of Year Report December 12, 2012
American Veterinary Medical AssociationCommunications DivisionState Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Department December 12, 2012 View Year-End…
Tips for effective letter writing to state legislators and other officials
Writing to lawmakers is one way to influence state and local laws and policy. Here are tips to write more effective letters.
AVMA Welfare Focus Newsletter - Legislative and Regulatory News - April 2011
Federal One of the first items to be addressed by the newly convened 112th Congress was the 2012 budget. President Obama released his version on…
AVMA Welfare Focus Newsletter - Legislative and Regulatory News - February 2012
Federal The AVMA Governmental Relations Division (GRD) has begun 2012 by identifying funding priorities for the upcoming fiscal year (which will…
AVMA Welfare Focus Newsletter - Legislative and Regulatory News - August 2011
Federal In the midst of Congress' budget and debt ceiling debate, a string of animal welfare-related bills have also made it to the floor. As…
AVMA Welfare Focus Newsletter - Legislative and Regulatory News - November 2011
Federal Since Congress reconvened after its August recess, its members have focused on two things—job creation and the debt reduction Super…
The AVMA Advocate - Article Library
The AVMA Advocate provides readers with the latest news & information on federal legislation & regulations impacting the veterinary profession.
State and local pharmacy and vaccination issues
Pharmacy and drug topics are a common subject of state legislation and regulation. Find resources to inform discussion about these important topics.
Legislative priorities for veterinarians and veterinary medicine on pharmaceutical issues.
AVMA legislative priorities for veterinarians and veterinary medicine in appropriations issues.
Legislative priorities for veterinarians and veterinary medicine on food-related issues.
Conservation and Environmental Issues
AVMA legislative priorities for veterinarians and veterinary medicine related to environmental and conservation issues.
Legislative priorities for veterinarians and veterinary medicine on research-related issues.
State Advocacy Issue
Pharmacy board regulation of veterinary prescription drugs Updated July 2011 This is a summary of the laws that AVMA is aware of governing state…
Controlled substances laws could change
Congress could consider legislation this year to counteract federal drug rules
Mid-Year Summary - August 15, 2012
State Legislative Mid-Year Report August 15, 2012 American Veterinary Medical Association Communications Division State Legislative and…
State Laws Governing Elective Surgical Procedures
Several states regulate veterinary procedures such as tail docking, ear cropping and devocalization.
Animal Tethering Prohibitions
Several state laws and regulations address the issue of tethering companion animals, specifically dogs.