HOD adopts policies on cribbing, microchipping animals
In January, the AVMA House of Delegates overwhelmingly voted to adopt a new policy on humanely managing horse cribbing and a revised policy concerning…
Backyard chickens 101
A quick guide for small animal veterinarians to provide veterinary care for backyard chickens and urban poultry flocks.
Relief practice not just a temporary gig
Relief practice predates the gig economy and is a mainstay in veterinary medicine. According to AVMA data, relief veterinarians make up the largest…
June webinars: Cannabis use and the state of the equine profession
Cannabis is becoming increasingly available for human recreational and medical use. Should veterinary practices monitor staff use of marijuana and…
Preparation of biologics by state-licensed veterinarians in their practice facility under a VCPR in unique disease situations not adequately covered…
Heightened security precautions may cause problems for horse transportation
Posted on May 15, 2003 9/11 makes airlines wary of carrying tranquilizers for horses While traveling from the United States to New Zealand, a…
Experience unique CE opportunities at AVMA Convention 2017
AVMA Convention attendees know that our annual veterinary conference is a great place to earn Continuing Education (CE) credits, and this year is no…
Auburn dean emeritus receives AVMA Award
Dr. John Thomas Vaughan received the AVMA Award for his contributions to organized veterinary medicine.
Need to treat backyard poultry? Start here.
AVMA members report that many companion animal veterinarians are increasingly being called upon to look at backyard poultry. The popularity of raising…
Vaccine developed to prevent Hendra virus infection
A long-awaited vaccine against a deadly zoonotic infectious disease in Australia became available Nov. 1.
Colorado fires cause mass evacuations
A handful of major wildfires in the Colorado Rockies this summer caused the evacuation of thousands of people and their pets as well as
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
Veterinarians defy Hurricane Harvey
Hurricane Harvey dealt a blow to Texas, impacting small and large animals, urban and rural clinics.
Supporting real assistance animals
Is that cockatoo riding a man's shoulder in the produce section really an emotional support animal?
AVMA supports new horse protections
The AVMA Executive Board has approved positions on legislation from the recent 112th Congress that are expected to be reintroduced during the
Restrictions on medicated feeds coming to farms
By the end of this year, hundreds of antimicrobial applications for livestock will change to add veterinarian oversight and remove
The truth about serum
The anesthesia team is transfusing the patient with plasma believed to contain normal to high protein concentrations.
Back in the saddle again
The bright lights of Las Vegas proved a reliable draw for the 2009 American Association of Equine Practitioners 55th Annual Convention,
Pressure from above
Animal welfare is improving as buyers pressure suppliers to meet standards and to participate in audit and education programs.
Treatment advances reported at equine meeting
Treatment advances reported at equine meeting Keeping current on new medical and practice information was paramount…
Welfare Implications of Laying Hen Housing
Laying hen housing systems must provide feed, water, light, air quality, space and sanitation that promote good health and welfare for the hens.