Aquatic: Legislation & Regulations
Webinar: Certificates of Veterinary Inspection for Imports into Canada New Canadian regulations require import permits and veterinary certificates to…
Legislative priorities for veterinarians and veterinary medicine on food-related issues.
Uniform jurisdiction for aquatic veterinary and animal health programs
Multiple government agency jurisdiction and oversight for aquatic animal health and diseases duplicates efforts
The AVMA recognizes the pressing need for effective actions to ensure the future health of aquatic animals and ecosystems
Aquatic Animal Disease, Inspection, Certification and Veterinary Medicine
Farmed aquatic animals (aquatic livestock or aquaculture) is now a $1 billion industry in the U.S. and affects the agriculture economy of every state.…
Group working to serve fish veterinarians
Veterinarians who work with fish have an organization dedicated to their practice area.
AVMA animal welfare principles
The AVMA, as a medical authority for the health and welfare of animals, offers the following eight integrated principles for developing and evaluating…
More animal drugs for minor uses, minor species
The Minor Use and Minor Species Animal Health Act has so far played a part in the development process for new drugs to treat fish, shrimp,
Issuing Health Certificates for Export of Live Finfish, Crustaceans, Mollusks, and Their Products
Formal title: Docket Number [04-101-1] Notice of Request for Approval of an Information Collection (12/3/04) Summary: Three federal agencies are…
Policies address extension services, DEA numbers
Board also approves items relevant to aquatic medicine, environmental issues, hospice care, military dogs posted May 18, 2011 Aquatic…
Aquatic animal position statement approved
The need for therapeutic agents for preventing, controlling, and eradicating diseases in farmed, wild, and ornamental aquatic animals has grown.
Committee on Antimicrobials
The Committee on Antimicrobials advises the AVMA Board of Directors on antimicrobial topics, serving as the primary resource to the AVMA on…
Animal welfare: Companion animals
This page provides access to a variety of resources that can help you make a positive difference in the lives of companion animals.
Salmon could show path for transgenic animals
James D. Murray, PhD, thinks it is clear that genetic engineering of food animals could improve human and animal health and help to
Congress could intervene over modified salmon
Members of Congress are pushing the Food and Drug Administration in opposite directions over whether the agency should finish investigating
How big is Florida's python problem?
New restrictions on the constrictor-snake trade are meant to prevent a repeat of what has happened with the Burmese python in the Florida Everglades.
We eat, study, and enjoy looking at octopuses. They are masters of camouflage and escape artists.