In Puerto Rico, time measured before and after Maria
The wrath of Maria, one of the worst natural disasters to strike Puerto Rico, disrupted life on the island for months afterward.
AVMA, Auxiliary celebrate National Pet Week 2019
The AVMA is celebrating A Lifetime of Love again for National Pet Week 2019, May 5-11,
The CDC is warning people not to cuddle hedgehogs, National Dog Bite Prevention Week is coming up in April, and more
Celebrate National Pet Week with resources for your clinic
The AVMA sponsors National Pet Week® in May each year to celebrate the special relationship between people and their pets, and to bring awareness to…
AVMA presents Excellence Awards for 2019
During AVMA Convention 2019 this August in Washington, D.C., a number of individuals received AVMA Excellence Awards for contributions in areas such…
Animal health and welfare
When it comes to protecting the health and welfare of animals, no one is more committed or better equipped than veterinarians and our teams. The AVMA…
AAFP updates guidelines on feline zoonoses
Many benefits come with having pet cats, according to the American Association of Feline Practitioners, but education is key to prevent transmission…
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
Auxiliary celebrates National Pet Week 2020
This year’s theme is “Pets & Vets the Perfect Duet”
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…
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…
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.
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.
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…
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…
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…
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.
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.…
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…
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?
New law benefits military working dogs, pets
AVMA helped secure the federal law, which will improve the health and welfare of military working dogs and promote responsible dog ownership on…