A regulator and source of aid, born in civil war
The Department of Agriculture has grown from a collector and distributor of farming information during the 1860s to, today, a
Legislative and Regulatory New-December 2012
AVMA Welfare Focus Newsletter - Legislative and Regulatory News - December 2012 Federal Now that the election season is over, Congress has turned…
AVMA releases report on state legislation
The AVMA State Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Department recently released a year-end report on more than 1,400 bills that
AVMA Welfare Focus Newsletter - Legislative and Regulatory News - February 2012
Federal The AVMA Governmental Relations Division (GRD) has begun 2012 by identifying funding priorities for the upcoming fiscal year (which will…
AVMA Welfare Focus Newsletter - Legislative and Regulatory News - August 2011
Federal In the midst of Congress' budget and debt ceiling debate, a string of animal welfare-related bills have also made it to the floor. As…
National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation Reporting Rule (October 2011)
Formal title: Docket Number [EPA-HQ-OW-2011-0188] National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation…
State and local pharmacy and vaccination issues
Pharmacy and drug topics are a common subject of state legislation and regulation. Find resources to inform discussion about these important topics.
The dangerous dog debate
Communities have been banning or strictly regulating pit bull-type dogs and other “dangerous” breeds for the past three decades.
September 2011 National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Body (NCBTMB) Certified Massage Therapist Source Notes Required…
Why should I volunteer?
Benefits of volunteering with the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).
Council on Biologic and Therapeutic Agents
Composition. The Council on Biologic and Therapeutic Agents shall consist of twelve voting members of the Association representing the following areas…
September 2011 Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Source Notes Required level of general education …
The AVMA is taking heat for supporting federal mandates on U.S. egg producers that would entail switching to environmentally enriched
AVMA policy from start to finish
How are policies developed at the AVMA? Who's involved in the process? Read about the pathways for AVMA policy-making, and view our flowchart.
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.…
The IAHAIO Tokyo Declaration
Given the scientific and medical evidence proving the beneficial effects to human health and well being arising from interactions with companion…
Dr. Robert Thompson Jr. Candidacy Statement
Candidacy statement submitted by Dr. Robert Thompson Jr., candidate for AVMA District II director
Oregon VMA Event: Oregon Veterinary Conference, March 3-5, Corvallis
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…
Chiropractics – College of Chiropractic
September 2011 Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) Chiropractor Source Notes Required level of general education 90 semester hours (the equivalent of…
Congress considers US egg production standards
United Egg Producers and the Humane Society of the United States want Congress to approve new standards for U.S. egg producers.
Committee on Disaster and Emergency Issues
The Committee on Disaster and Emergency Issues was established in November, 2001 by the Executive Board. The purpose of the Committee is to address…
Supreme Court strikes down Calif. slaughter rules
The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled in January that the state of California cannot prohibit the slaughter of pigs that become
Dr. Clark K. Fobian, District VII representative to the AVMA Executive Board, will likely be elected AVMA president-elect by
One Health Career Paths
Career opportunity descriptions for qualified veterinarians interested in Public Health & One Health.