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”
Policy changes relate to pets, livestock
The AVMA Executive Board has made some noteworthy policy changes relating to companion animals and production
Partnership to promote preventive care for pets
The decline in the frequency of veterinary visits for cats and dogs in the United States is posing a risk to pet health, according to
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…
After more than a decade, has pet guardianship changed anything?
Property laws make no distinction between animals and inanimate objects, such as tables and chairs, leading to criticisms that the
Pediatrics article says veterinarians influence children's health
Exotic pets pose risks to young children's health, but veterinarians can help parents improve safety
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.
6 factors in declining veterinary visits
Some pet owners think that routine checkups are unnecessary for dogs and cats. The cost of veterinary care can be much higher than many
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…
Physical fitness is a health target the Auxiliary to the AVMA would like to see all members of the family attain—including