Pet health insurance: what veterinarians should know
The option of a third party paying for a portion of a pet's annual vaccinations or
Infection prevention and control
Social distancing as well as proper cleaning, disinfection, and ventilation measures can help prevent and control COVID-19 infection.
Protect yourself, clients and patients against rabies
Rabies exposure is an occupational hazard for veterinarians and other veterinary team members who have contact with animals, so being protected…
Guidance for managing veterinary employees with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 exposure or disease
See AVMA’s guidance for managing employees who have been exposed to or have contracted COVID-19—whether confirmed or suspected.
Considerations for mobile and house call veterinarians during the COVID-19 pandemic
AVMA's recommendations apply to both small and large animal practice, and are based on proven techniques applied in many different disease outbreaks.
AVMA leaders discuss potential legal liability of student, volunteer work
House of Delegates also talks about cannabis, telehealth
Board chair embraces veterinary family ties
Dr. Rena Carlson, chair of the AVMA Board of Directors, has held leadership roles since early in her veterinary career. She spoke to JAVMA News about…
Your input needed: Cannabis, telehealth, risk management in practice
The AVMA House of Delegates (HOD) will meet January 10-11, and delegates are looking for member comments to inform their discussion of important…
AAHA narrows its focus to accredited hospitals
The American Animal Hospital Association is making changes to focus on what leaders see as the association’s foundation: the AAHA
Similarities have been found in opioid prescribing by physicians and veterinarians; the AVMA was part of a delegation to an antimicrobial task force;…
AVMA panel to scrutinize telemedicine
The controversial topic of telemedicine in the veterinary profession was brought into the national spotlight in early 2015,
Generic drugs, skyrocketing prices
Over the years, generic prescription drugs approved for use in humans have provided tremendous savings in human