Socializing dogs during COVID-19
A creative approach can still provide the benefits of socialization while also following recommendations for social distancing during the COVID-19…
Obituaries in the July 1, 2020 Journal of the AVMA
Young veterinarians bring unique perspective to ownership
Recent graduates who become practice owners could bring innovative ideas to a changing industry.
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…
AVMA: National Pet Week is perfect time to celebrate furry, feathered, or finned friends helping you through COVID-19 crisis
During National Pet Week (May 3-9), the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) is asking pet owners to recognize the special role pets play in…
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…
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…
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.
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…
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.
National Pet Week veterinary toolkit
National Pet Week® helps veterinarians promote responsible pet ownership and honor the pets in our lives. Use these practical tools for veterinary…
Arkansas explores creating a veterinary college
Arkansas State University announced an exploratory partnership with Adtalem Global Education, which operates several for-profit higher education…
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…
Relocating pets for adoption
Relocation is when homeless dogs and cats are moved to an area where there is a greater demand for adoptable pets. Relocation can save lives, but it…
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…
Auxiliary celebrates National Pet Week 2020
This year’s theme is “Pets & Vets the Perfect Duet”
How does client income affect veterinary visits?
AVMA economists explore the question using research with dog-owning households.
More itchy pets? No problem
More treatments available alongside increasing incidence or awareness of itchy dogs and cats
African, US veterinarians have meeting of minds
Twinning program brings small animal veterinarians together for shared learning
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.
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.
National Dog Bite Prevention Week Coalition Members
Members of the National Dog Bite Prevention Week® coalition include the AVMA, USPS, State Farm Insurance, and...
Adapting to add rural practices, meet food demands
Decline in food animal veterinarians endangers people, lecturer says