Pet ownership is on the rise
AVMA study provides economic insights & data to drive veterinary care conversations Pet ownership is on the rise in the United States, with dogs…
Pet ownership stable, veterinary care variable
Americans still love their pets, with more than half of U.S. households owning a pet at year-end 2016, but
Ownership and or Possession and Appropriate Disposition of Wild and Exotic Pet Species or Their Hybrids
Ownership and/or Possession and Appropriate Disposition of Wild and Exotic Pet Species or Their Hybrids
Dog ownership and veterinary visits by income bracket
Over 30% of dog-owning households with annual income of less than $20,000 reported not seeing a veterinarian at least once a year.
Where the (not-so) wild things are: AVMA releases data on top, bottom states for dog, cat and overall pet ownership
Pet Demographic Sourcebook data on top and bottom 10 states for pet ownership
National Pet Week®
National Pet Week® honors the pets in our lives and promotes responsible pet ownership. Join us to celebrate pets and help give them the best lives…
Are pet adoptions really skyrocketing?
News reports on the popularity of pet adoptions during COVID-19 got AVMA’s economists thinking and wondering: Is there data to confirm the trend?
Free for the profession: Pet demographic report
As part of AVMA’s commitment to support the veterinary community through the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve made the AVMA Pet Ownership and Demographics…
Annual spending on pets nearing $100B
The overall sales figures are higher than previously reported industry expenditures as a result of APPA’s efforts to refine and improve its research…
AVMA celebrates National Pet Week 2020
The AVMA is celebrating “A Lifetime of Love” again for National Pet Week 2020, held this year from May 3-9.
Auxiliary celebrates National Pet Week 2020
This year’s theme is “Pets & Vets the Perfect Duet”
AVMA, Auxiliary celebrate National Pet Week
The AVMA is celebrating A Lifetime of Love again for National Pet Week
Pets to live in apartments at new domestic violence shelter
When a pet is part of a family shattered by domestic violence, the pet's life is in peril and the family faces yet another obstacle to survival.
AVMA urges pet evacuation kits for those in path of storms, wildfires
Hundreds of wildfires are burning in California, forcing more than 100,000 people to evacuate and affecting air quality as far away as Nebraska.
National Dog Bite Prevention Coalition offers tips for safely sheltering at home with pets during the COVID-19 crisis
The coronavirus pandemic has introduced a good deal of uncertainty into our lives, as well as the lives of our pets. As people shelter at home, adopt…
OIE tracks COVID-19 threats to animal welfare
The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) is examining how misunderstandings surrounding COVID-19 may have compromised animal welfare during the…
Announcing featured sessions at the 2020 Economic Summit
Get a preview of the timely topics and high-caliber speakers you’ll experience at AVMA's 2020 Economic Summit, taking place online October 26-28.…
Efforts to make workplaces, housing more pet-friendly take root
The Pet Leadership Council, in partnership with Mars Petcare and the Human Animal Bond Research Institute, is leading a pilot program to make
Veterinarians protect people, animals, and society
When people think of veterinarians, they usually think of doctors for animals, but veterinary medicine also crosses over into public health.
How does client income affect veterinary visits?
AVMA economists explore the question using research with dog-owning households.
Veterinarian-sponsored dog importation bill introduced in Congress
This week, the Healthy Dog Importation Act was introduced in Congress to ensure that all dogs entering the country are healthy and not at risk to…
Congratulate these AVMA award winners
Three accomplished veterinary and animal science professionals have been chosen to receive AVMA Excellence Awards for their support of the…
National Dog Bite Prevention Week coming up April 8-14
National Dog Bite Prevention Week is coming up April 8-14, and the AVMA offers a wide range of resources on dog bite prevention at…
Check the Chip Day reunites families
An orange tabby cat named T2 escaped from his owner's temporary home in Florida following a hurricane in 2004. Just this past March, he arrived in an…
COVID-19 small business loans
Learn about new loan programs provided through the Small Business Administration (SBA) for small businesses coping with the financial impacts of…