House of Delegates approves model practice act, other proposals
The AVMA House of Delegates approved a new version of the Model Veterinary Practice Act and passed proposals regarding AVMA governance and pet health…
Considerations for food animal veterinarians during the COVID-19 pandemic
It’s critical to actively incorporate preventive measures into facility visits to decrease the risk of infection for veterinarians, staff members, and…
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…
Backyard chickens 101
A quick guide for small animal veterinarians to provide veterinary care for backyard chickens and urban poultry flocks.
Summit paints mixed economic picture for practitioners
There’s good news: Revenues are growing at many veterinary practices. There's mixed news: The AVMA Veterinary Career Center now has more jobs
Veterinarians defy Hurricane Harvey
Hurricane Harvey dealt a blow to Texas, impacting small and large animals, urban and rural clinics.
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
Katrina: stories from the storm
A decade has passed since Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans on Aug. 29, 2005, breaking levees and flooding much of the area.