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…
The dangerous dog debate
Communities have been banning or strictly regulating pit bull-type dogs and other “dangerous” breeds for the past three decades.
What's in a name?
Two years ago, the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America formed the Veterinary Nurse Initiative coalition.
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…
Lowering hurdles of licenses
Government and veterinary leaders are trying to make it easier for professionals to keep working when they change states.
Opioid shortage and abuse: Resources and education for veterinarians
The AVMA has good news to help our members advance high-quality patient care in the face of continuing opioid shortages: We’ve teamed up with VetBloom…
Joint statement outlines steps veterinarians in N. America, Europe can take to combat antimicrobial resistance
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA Statement on Continuous Monitoring of Antimicrobial Use and Antimicrobial Resistance
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on continuous monitoring of antimicrobial use and antimicrobial resistance
The AVMA, CVMA and FVE developed this joint statement on continuous monitoring of antimicrobial use and resistance.
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
Lemme, Walker, Ylander run for District VII rep on AVMA Board
Three candidates are running to succeed Dr. John Howe as District VII representative on the AVMA Board of Directors
Dr. Frank Edgar Walker
Dr. Frank Edgar Walker is a candidate for AVMA Board of Directors in AVMA District VII
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…
Dr. David M. Ylander
Dr. David M. Ylander is a candidate for AVMA Board of Directors in AVMA District VII
One Health Career Paths
Career opportunity descriptions for qualified veterinarians interested in Public Health & One Health.
Cannabis research for veterinary patients advancing, cautiously
More than half the country has legalized marijuana use in one form or another.
Obituaries in the January 15, 2019 Journal of the AVMA
Dr. Melanie A. Marsden
Dr. Melanie A. Marsden is a candidate for AVMA Board of Directors in AVMA District IX
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
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
State wellbeing programs for veterinary professionals
State laws for veterinary wellbeing programs vary. They may include peer assistance, professional recovery, dependency, impairment, diversion,…