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.
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…
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 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.…
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.
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…
How does client income affect veterinary visits?
AVMA economists explore the question using research with dog-owning households.
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…
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…
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…
Helping each other adapt and succeed in changing times
AVMA President Dr. John Howe considers how the AVMA is growing and evolving to better serve members and the profession.
African, US veterinarians have meeting of minds
Twinning program brings small animal veterinarians together for shared learning