The human-animal bond: A legal liability for veterinarians?
Civil and criminal codes pertaining to animals are evolving.
AVMA Answers - January 1, 2003
Posted on December 15, 2002 AVMA answers is a new feature designed to make the expertise of AVMA staff more accessible to JAVMA readers. Staff…
Veterinarians push against restriction of ketamine
The AVMA and many members have submitted comments emphasizing the importance of access to ketamine ahead of a review by a World Health
AVMA, members push FDA to protect ketamine availability
The AVMA has submitted formal comments asking the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to work to protect veterinarians’ ability to continue using…
Proposed tax code changes will benefit practice owners
The AVMA is supporting changes to the tax code that will allow certain small businesses with gross receipts of up to $10 million to
State Legislative Update March 2015
State legislative update for March 2015
Board acts on research, grievance resolution, residues
The AVMA Board of Directors, while meeting Nov. 20-22, 2014, approved a few new policies, rescinded some that were no longer
USDA awards $4.5M for food animal, public practice
The Department of Agriculture announced Nov. 6 that it will offer awards totaling more than $4.5 million to 49 veterinarians toward
AVMA’s continued commitment to ALL students
[caption id="attachment_14225" align="alignright" width="400"] Left to right: Jessica Carie, SAVMA president; Libby Wallace, AVMA GHLIT chief…
Auburn dean emeritus receives AVMA Award
Dr. John Thomas Vaughan received the AVMA Award for his contributions to organized veterinary medicine.
SAVMA steps up diversity outreach
An ad hoc cultural outreach officer position has been created on the Student AVMA Executive Board to advance diversity and inclusion
State Legislative Update May 2015
State Legislative Update for May 2015
Lawmakers negotiate end-of-year tax package
The AVMA has been working to ensure that tax breaks beneficial to veterinary medicine are included in the end-of-the-year $650 billion tax package…
International ketamine rescheduling: can you help us protect veterinary access to this drug?
The following message was sent yesterday to AVMA members who have opted in to receive alerts on animal and public health. To sign up for alerts, visit…
1965 - 1975
The face of the veterinary profession was changing.
State Legislative Update April 2015
State Legislative Update for April 2015
Large animal practitioners grapple with fluid shortage
Large animal practitioners are grappling with a shortage of large-volume bags of polyionic fluids, separate from the ongoing shortage
AVMA disaster relief efforts-Is your state emergency management agency doing all it can to get you the help you need in a disaster?
The American Veterinary Medical Association sponsors the Veterinary Medical Assistance Teams.
State Legislative Mid-Year Report 2015
This report looks at state legislation and regulatory actions from the first half of 2015 that impact veterinary medicine.
Past council decisions a continued source of debate
Much of the criticism the AVMA Council on Education has encountered has to do with historical events rather than current ones, such as the…
Air, water, land, light: all affect cattle - December 15, 2002
Environment was a prominent program theme at the 2002 AABP conference in September in Madison, Wis.
Florida Board of Pharmacy disciplines PetMed Express, Savemax
On April 16, the Florida Department of Health's Board of Pharmacy reached an agreement with PetMed Express Inc.