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…
Responsible pet ownership
Owning a pet is a privilege, but the benefits of pet ownership come with responsibilities.
Dog bite prevention: Responsible dog ownership
Responsible pet ownership builds a solid foundation for preventing dog bites. Understand the basics of responsible dog ownership and dog bite…
Responsible pet ownership and pet health care. Topics include preventive care, keeping pets healthy and safe, pet medications and prescriptions...
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…
Selecting a pet for your family
Your pet-owning experience will be most enjoyable if you consider carefully what type of pet best suits your family, home, and lifestyle.
Selecting a pet bird
A pet bird can make a wonderful addition to households, especially if there is limited space or family members are allergic to other animals.
Selecting a pet rabbit
Learn about rabbits to determine if a rabbit is the right pet for your family.
Zoonotic Diseases and Pets FAQ
Animals can carry diseases that people can catch. Get answers to commonly asked questions about disease risks related to pets.
Selecting a pet cat
Is a cat the right pet for you? Learn about selecting a pet cat for your family.
Selecting a Pet Dog
Learn about selecting a pet dog that's right for your family.
Traveling with your pet FAQ
What to think about when deciding to travel with a pet? Can you take your pet out of the country? Specific needs for travel by plane, boat, car, train…
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…
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…
7 Things You Can Do to Keep Your Pet Healthy
Weight management, exercise, regular veterinary exams, vaccination, and parasite prevention are among the most important ways to keep a pet healthy
Selecting a horse or pony
Learn about horse ownership and determine if a horse or pony is the right choice for you and your family.
How does client income affect veterinary visits?
AVMA economists explore the question using research with dog-owning households.
New tool helps you understand your local market
How many potential clients and pets live in your local area? How many of those pets do you treat at your practice? If you’re not sure, then we have…
Preventing dog bites through education
This week is National Dog Bite Prevention Week® and it’s the perfect opportunity for veterinary professionals to educate pet owners and the public…
Reports and statistics
From economic insights and market research data to topical task force reports, AVMA provides a variety of reports and data for the veterinary…
Importance of wellness exams
Veterinarians recommend regular wellness exams for the same reason your physician and dentist do: if you can detect a problem in its early stages...
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…
3 AVMA award recipients announced
Three people who have made important contributions to animal welfare, human-animal interaction, and veterinary medicine will be honored together at…
Toolkit helps you teach about dog bite prevention
Educate clients, community during Dog Bite Prevention Week® National Dog Bite Prevention Week® is being observed this week across the United States,…
Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force Strategic Plan 2013 – 2017 (September 18, 2012)
Formal Title : Docket Number [2012-19161]; Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force Strategic Plan 2013-2017 Brief Description: The Aquatic Nuisance…