Colorado pets airlifted to safety
National Guard evacuates over 800 cats and dogs from floodwaters
AVMA Guidelines for Pet Loss Support Services
Research has shown that the human grieving process following a pet's death is similar to that experienced by people who have lost a family member or…
Policy changes relate to pets, livestock
The AVMA Executive Board has made some noteworthy policy changes relating to companion animals and production
Adulterated pet food could lead to loss-of-companionship suits in N.J.
The New Jersey legislature is considering legislation granting owners of pets harmed by contaminated pet food the right to sue
Report outlines barriers to accessing veterinary care, possible solutions
One out of four pet owners experiences barriers to obtaining veterinary care, and the primary obstacle for all pet owners seeking any type of care is…
Ohio may have avoided ballot fight
And the governor will push for new restrictions on dog breeders and exotic pets owners as well as more severe punishments for cockfighting.
State Advocacy Issue
Animal owners love their pets, and veterinarians love animals. But "guardian" is a legal term with significant legal implications and repercussions.
Vaccination of Wolf Hybrids – Position of the AVMA-PLIT
Vaccinating of wolf hybrids has become a topic of concern for veterinarians as a result of their increasing popularity as companion animals.
New research shows dog bites down in 2018, but risk increases among children under 1 year
National Dog Bite Prevention Week 2019
Veterinary emergency, critical care groups hold symposium
25th International Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Symposium, Sept. 6-10, 2019, Washington, D.C.
Veterinarians find limits, benefits in distance care
Veterinarians see a potential to give more and better care with telemedicine.
AVMA, United reach agreement on form for assistance animals
The AVMA, with support from the AVMA PLIT, took action when United Airlines announced a new policy requiring a veterinarian's
Study shines spotlight on neutering
Publication earlier this year of a study that found higher incidences of certain cancers and musculoskeletal disorders
Position on Canine Hybrids
The AVMA recognizes that: a) wild canines crossbred with domestic animals (canine hybrids) are often maintained in captivity as companion animals, for…
Volunteers rescue, treat animals in Baton Rouge
Flooding in and near Baton Rouge displaced thousands of animals and destroyed veterinary clinics when a slow-moving storm hit southern
Caring too much?
A 9-year-old mixed-breed dog with a history of renal disease is presented to a general practitioner
Finding a future for osteosarcoma patients
Ana M. Cilursu, MD, lost three Rottweilers in a row to bone cancer. The first dog, Hessa,
A full plate
New Congress considers legislation important to veterinarians and animal health
AAHA President Welborn to focus on new accreditation standards, compliance study
Dr. Link V. Welborn has a busy year ahead of him. As the 2003-2004
Animal welfare, advocacy among conference workshop topics
AVMA staff members explained why the profession needs representation in government and how animal welfare policy is formed.
Convention attendees rehabilitate local animal shelters
On July 17 and 18, dozens of attendees started off their visit to New Orleans by rehabilitating four local animal shelters.
AVMA Answers - January 1, 2003
Posted on December 15, 2002 AVMA answers is a new feature designed to make the expertise of AVMA staff more accessible to JAVMA readers. Staff…
Nobody knows how many privately owned wild animals are living in captivity in Ohio.
Sky’s the limit as AVMF heads into 50th year
Maryland practitioner Dr. Richard “Dick” P. Streett Jr., recently started his two-year term as the chair of the American Veterinary Medical
A Community Approach to Dog Bite Prevention (abstract)
A Model Community Approach to Dog Bite Prevention(abst) in proceedings 140th Annual ConventionAmerican Veterinary Medical AssociationJune 2001Gail C.…