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COVID-19 unemployment insurance
Learn about unemployment benefits provided by emergency legislation passed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 business and economic impacts
Learn about the business and economic impacts of COVID-19 on veterinary practices, and find resources to help you business during the pandemic.
NAVTA's Veterinary Nurse Initiative a work in progress
Although the Veterinary Nurse Initiative has seen little state legislative progress, it has made strides in other areas.
Board chair embraces veterinary family ties
Dr. Rena Carlson, chair of the AVMA Board of Directors, has held leadership roles since early in her veterinary career. She spoke to JAVMA News about…
AVMA request: Commenting deadline for compounding
View AVMA's letter asking FDA to clarify its proposed rules on drug compounding and allow more time for public comment.
Once more around the track
Racetrack-led coalition created to address horse racing deaths, safety concerns
Customs, APHIS inspectors needed at ports to meet growing demand
Members of Congress are calling for hundreds more agriculture inspections at ports of entry.
Q&A: As partisan storms rage, congressman tacks toward the center
As a moderate Democrat in the House of Representatives, Rep. Kurt Schrader is a rarity in a Congress riven by partisan passions.
Veterinary lawmakers a rare breed
The personal and professional lives of veterinarians are affected by legislation and regulation every day, from when they write a prescription to when…
Gains for animal health in farm bill
Recently passed federal legislation will improve national animal disease detection and response capabilities.
Farm bill delivers victory for veterinary medicine
The nation’s new farm bill creates critical programs to improve animal health and enhance the nation’s ability to prevent and respond to animal…
Speaking up and making our voice heard
President’s Column: Dr. John de Jong Last month, I shared with you my commitment to advocate on behalf of the veterinary profession by engaging with…
Cannabis research for veterinary patients advancing, cautiously
More than half the country has legalized marijuana use in one form or another.
The veterinary profession's role in addressing the opioid epidemic
AVMA strongly recommends that veterinarians, legislators, state veterinary medical boards, and state pharmacy boards work together to create practical…
AVMA Board meets with USDA official
AVMA’s Board of Directors met with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) under secretary for marketing and regulatory programs during last…
Marijuana treatments, drug monitoring programs discussed
AVMA House of Delegates members want the Association to develop policies and further guidance on emerging issues affecting the profession, such as
Passion for people, horses drives AAEP president
Dr. R. Reynolds Cowles Jr. is passionate about a lot of things.
States track dispensing to counter drug fraud
A third of states and the District of Columbia require reports from veterinarians when they dispense controlled substances
50 years later, animal welfare act is a work in progress
The Animal Welfare Act was signed into law in 1966, originally to protect laboratory animals while also regulating animal dealers and the
The slow rise of generic animal drugs
In human medicine, generic drugs accounted for 88 percent of prescriptions dispensed in the United States as of 2014. Currently, generic
Salary threshold for overtime pay doubles
Starting Dec. 1, exempt salaried employees earning less than $47,476 a year will qualify for time and a half when they work more than 40
Upcoming legislative activity to center on education
With 88 percent of veterinary students borrowing from federal student loan programs, according to the 2016 AVMA & AAVMC Report on
Veterinary leaders change at FDA
Two Food and Drug Administration executives overseeing veterinary medicine are leaving the agency.
AVMA panel to scrutinize telemedicine
The controversial topic of telemedicine in the veterinary profession was brought into the national spotlight in early 2015,
Initiative focuses on racing integrity
The American Association of Equine Practitioners has created an initiative called Prescription for Racing Reform