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Veterinarians: quiet contributors to nation's policy
Food safety, small-business tax relief, and animal well-being during air travel. The AVMA has had something to say to Congress on all these issues.
AVMA is committed to helping the veterinary community through the COVID-19 pandemic. Get actionable information on PPE, implementing social distancing…
COVID-19 administrative announcements
See announcements and resources from various government departments
COVID-19: Other resources
Find more information about COVID-19 and its impacts from these external resources.
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.
Uniform jurisdiction for aquatic veterinary and animal health programs
Multiple government agency jurisdiction and oversight for aquatic animal health and diseases duplicates efforts
Customs, APHIS inspectors needed at ports to meet growing demand
Members of Congress are calling for hundreds more agriculture inspections at ports of entry.
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 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.
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.
Raising global veterinary standards
The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) hosted a conference this past December during which 23 recommendations
AAAP gets new CEO
The American Association of Avian Pathologists gained a new CEO in August after their leader of 13 years stepped down.
AVMA leaders lobby for more public health veterinarians
The AVMA and Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges consider the Veterinary Workforce Expansion Act
2005 - 2015
Avian influenza bookends the decade concluding with the JAVMA’s centennial in 2015.
Petition filed to keep antimicrobials out of feed
The petitioners have requested that the antimicrobials no longer be used as agricultural feed additives to promote growth
Work continues to improve veterinary education worldwide
A well-educated veterinary workforce is key in providing scientifically sound risk assessments, credible reporting of diseases
Report: Government must address growing shortage of federal veterinarians
A new report is raising concerns that the federal government's veterinarian workforce isn't large enough to guarantee a safe food
AVMA cautions against indiscriminate broad bans on livestock antimicrobials
The increase in antimicrobial-resistant pathogens—especially methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus—has Congress searching
Salmon could show path for transgenic animals
James D. Murray, PhD, thinks it is clear that genetic engineering of food animals could improve human and animal health and help to
House subcommittee examines antimicrobial use in animal agriculture
A hearing before a congressional subcommittee this summer looked at the extent to which antimicrobial use in animal agriculture may be
Turtle producers fighting in the courts and Capitol to sell hatchlings
Louisiana turtle farmers and lawmakers are trying to end a federal ban on domestic pet turtle hatchling sales.
Triage follows deep cuts
Public health departments, battered by budget cuts, are reducing services and employing fewer people, including veterinarians.
AVMA says Pew Commission report is flawed, unscientific
An AVMA report says recommendations by a prominent critic of industrial animal agriculture are unscientific and can actually threaten human