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VFD liability concerns addressed by AVMA PLIT resource
If your veterinary patients include any food animal species – even those kept as pets – the AVMA PLIT has tips to help you avoid potential liability…
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.
Webinar: To cook or not to cook?
Pros and cons of raw meat diets Pet owners have different reasons for choosing to feed their pet one type of food over another. Join us this month for…
Steps to implement telemedicine services in your practice
When implemented properly, telemedicine may improve patient triage and clinical outcomes, and benefit patients, animal owners and the veterinary…
New CE webinar: Using VFD drugs in aquaculture
The newly-revised Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) changed the rules for how medicated feeds can be used with any food animal species in the United…
Learn, help, get inspired: Applications open for next Reaching UP clinic
Are you interested in learning about and serving communities with limited access to veterinary care? Veterinarians and veterinary students can do both…
In-person consult to establish VCPR is key, even for telemedicine
Telemedicine provides tremendous opportunity for veterinarians to reach more patients, improve the quality of care, and offer added convenience to…
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…
Veterinary telehealth: The basics
Understand key definitions and get answers to frequently asked questions about veterinary telemedicine.
Telemedicine is the use of medical information exchanged from one site to another via electronic communications regarding a patient's clinical health…
Reaching UP reaches out for volunteers
UPDATE: The application deadline for interested volunteers was extended from March 17 to March 22. This blog post was updated to note that change. The…
Ketamine update: WHO committee recommends drug not be placed under international control
The World Health Organization (WHO) Expert Committee on Drug Dependency has once again recommended that ketamine not be placed under international…
Heard the buzz? You may be asked to treat bees.
Veterinary school teaches veterinarians how to diagnose and treat almost every animal species. But most of us probably have little education – or…
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…
Hurricane Matthew’s aftermath: how you can help
[caption id="attachment_15746" align="alignright" width="300"] NASA image of Hurricane Matthew[/caption] As Hurricane Matthew moves away from the East…
AVMA statement on veterinarians in aquatic animal medicine
Veterinarians in the United States provide animal and public health care (i.e. diagnose disease, perform surgery, evaluate and recommend management…
How to reduce waste while complying with the VFD rule
With the federal government’s Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) rule set to take effect January 1, 2017, one question that we’ve heard from AVMA members…
Vaccines protect patients by providing a level of resistance to a disease beyond their innate immune status. Each aspect of vaccine efficacy and…
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…
AVMA Collections: Feral Cats
Single-topic compilations of the information shaping our profession August 2010 In this collection: Summary: Text | Audio Management