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Why Breed-specific Legislation Is not the Answer
Breed-specific legislation (BSL) targets specific breeds of dogs that are wrongly thought to all be dangerous – most frequently pit bull types –
AVMA to step up advocacy for national microchip standard
posted August 15, 2005 Despite recommendations from the Executive Board, House Advisory Committee, and Reference Committee 6 for
The dangerous dog debate
Communities have been banning or strictly regulating pit bull-type dogs and other “dangerous” breeds for the past three decades.
AVMA supports bills on horse trailers, research
The AVMA will push Congress to pass legislation that would forbid transporting horses across state lines in double-deck trailers.
Microchipping of animals
This page provides background information on microchipping of animals.
Customs, APHIS inspectors needed at ports to meet growing demand
Members of Congress are calling for hundreds more agriculture inspections at ports of entry.
Laws take aim at wildlife pets
On June 2, Minnesota became the latest state to prohibit residents from possessing dangerous wild animals as pets.
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the global control of canine rabies
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the global control of canine rabies.
Veterinary leaders change at FDA
Two Food and Drug Administration executives overseeing veterinary medicine are leaving the agency.
Pediatrics article says veterinarians influence children's health
Exotic pets pose risks to young children's health, but veterinarians can help parents improve safety
Georgia alumni recognized for contributions
The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine recently recognized five alumni for service to the college and the veterinary
Cannabis research for veterinary patients advancing, cautiously
More than half the country has legalized marijuana use in one form or another.
Dog days of summer leave some pets grounded
In June, a United Airlines pilot made an unscheduled emergency landing to save the life of Dakota, a 10½-year-old Basenji that had
1965 - 1975
The face of the veterinary profession was changing.
Animal welfare: Companion animals
This page provides access to a variety of resources that can help you make a positive difference in the lives of companion animals.
2005 - 2015
Avian influenza bookends the decade concluding with the JAVMA’s centennial in 2015.
Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act is now law
President Obama signed the Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act, making it legal for veterinarians to have access to travel with and use controlled…
More and more animal shelters and individuals are participating in cross-country programs to transport adoptable dogs from source shelters
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
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
Stakeholders respond to AVMA workforce study
American Animal Hospital Association Executive Director Michael Cavanaugh says the U.S. Veterinary Workforce Study confirms what many
Dog Bite Risk and Prevention: The Role of Breed
Peer-reviewed summary of scientific literature related to the role of breed in dog bite risk and prevention.