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…
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…
VMX features second well-being study
Merck Animal Health released the results of the second Merck Animal Health Veterinarian Wellbeing Study during the 2020 Veterinary Meeting & Expo.…
Screening and early detection
Veterinarians encourage pet owners to get preventive care for their pets, yet may often be guilty of not taking the same good care of themselves.
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.
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…
COVID-19 and wellbeing
Get tips and tools to protect your wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Backyard chickens 101
A quick guide for small animal veterinarians to provide veterinary care for backyard chickens and urban poultry flocks.
COVID-19: Protecting your veterinary team during the pandemic
Veterinary employers and teams need protocols to protect the health and safety of team members and clients. This resource will help you develop and…
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 than…
Occupational asthma a risk for veterinarians
Take proactive measures to increase safety posted July 1,
Momentum continues for AVMA activities
Summits on educational debt and wellness, recommendations from a task force on drug compounding, and economic reports on topics
At your service
Dr. Brown talks about these and other developments, including telemedicine, veterinary technician utilization, and access to care, in the following…
Controlling health care costs
Physician offers advice on receiving the best health care and controlling cost
AAHA Connexity takes on topics that keep veterinarians up at night
The American Animal Hospital Association took a radically new approach to its annual conference this year,
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
Veterinarians defy Hurricane Harvey
Hurricane Harvey dealt a blow to Texas, impacting small and large animals, urban and rural clinics.
Resolve to maintain a healthy lifestyle in the new year
Posted on January 1, 2005 Healthy eating, exercise, stress reduction are keys Millions of New Year's resolutions are made every year, and…
Technician shortage may be a problem of turnover instead
Low pay, and compassion fatigue and burnout, as well as lack of recognition and career advancement, remain ongoing concerns
Clinic devises a novel approach to employees' child care conundrum
An all-female staff at a mixed animal practice in rural Texas had a problem.
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.