National Dog Bite Prevention Coalition shares tips on avoiding bites as we emerge from a year of lockdowns, isolation
During National Dog Bite Prevention Week (April 11-17), a coalition of veterinarians, animal behavior experts and insurance representatives are urging…
Veterinarians as COVID-19 vaccinators
Understand the conditions that must be met for veterinarians and veterinary students to administer COVID-19 vaccines to people and for liability…
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AVMA membership 2020
View AVMA membership statistics by species category, employment type, and medical discipline as of December 31, 2020.
Veterinarians try to protect teams, maintain services during pandemic
Veterinarians and veterinary association leaders described difficulties in protecting veterinary teams and continuing to treat patients as the number…
Regulatory standards on pet health insurance being developed
There were nearly 2.82 million dogs and cats with pet health insurance at the end of 2019 in the United States and Canada. A new model law will likely…
Veterinary emergency, critical care groups hold symposium event
26th International Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Symposium, virtual meeting, Sept. 12-14, 2020
Client communication in a post-trust era requires a new perspective
Michael Maslansky’s communications consulting firm focuses exclusively on the effective use of language based on one idea: It’s not what you say, it’s…
FAQ: COVID-19 vaccination
Get answers to frequently asked questions about COVID-19 vaccines and vaccination.
COVID-19 vaccines and vaccination
Understand COVID-19 vaccines and rollout plans, and download tools to help prepare your veterinary team.
COVID relief and spending bill addresses veterinary priorities
Congress has passed a COVID-19 relief stimulus bill and a comprehensive spending package to fund the government for the remainder of fiscal year 2021.…
COVID-19 clinic signage
Use these downloadable resources to educate and instruct clients about clinic procedures during COVID-19.
Veterinarians evacuate, treat fire victims in Oregon
A veterinarian in Oregon describes the care she and coworkers provided to pets as wildfires threatened their hospital, and another describes the…
More than a veterinarian
JAVMA News spoke with several veterinarians who have side hustles about the work they do outside of clinical practice and how doing this works helps…
Putting yourself first can help you, others professionally
Speakers at the AVMA Virtual Convention 2020 pushed attendees to consider their mental and emotional health to be as important as their physical…
AVMA Economic Summit schedule
AVMA Economic Summit - Schedule for 2020.
AVMA economist advises caution during economic uncertainty
Matthew J. Salois, PhD, director of the AVMA Veterinary Economics Division, sees signs of a continuing recession and recommends that veterinarians…
Vaccination, neutering, insurance may affect prescribing practices
Veterinarians in the United Kingdom may be less likely to prescribe systemic antimicrobials for ill pets that are vaccinated, neutered, or insured,…
Convention session focuses on entrepreneurship
Two speakers at the AVMA Virtual Convention 2020 discussed handling business challenges and provided tips for potential entrepreneurs.
Socializing dogs during COVID-19
A creative approach allows pet owners to socialize their animals while following recommendations for social distancing. Use these tips and handouts to…
Key research articles related to SARS-CoV-2 in non-human animals
Read an in-depth summary of key research articles related to SARS-CoV-2 in non-human animals.
COVID-19 highlights access-to-care challenges
How to provide access to affordable veterinary care for pet owners with financial needs or limitations has always been a dilemma for veterinarians,…
Zoetis starts agency for cat, dog insurance
Drugmaker Zoetis entered the pet health insurance market this spring in about half the U.S.
Hiring during a pandemic
COVID-19 has changed job hiring for veterinary practices and other veterinary employers. Learn how to adapt your hiring process to find top candidates…
COVID-19 impact on veterinary practices
Veterinary practices have pivoted quickly under COVID-19 to ensure patients continue receiving essential veterinary care while enacting new safety…