Lecturers say practice ownership possible for recent graduates
Lecturers at a meeting of cattle veterinarians said recent graduates from veterinary school can own their own practices, and
AVMA, Auxiliary celebrate National Pet Week
The AVMA is celebrating “A Lifetime of Love” for National Pet Week 2017, May 7-13
AVMA passes policy on responsible pet breeding
The AVMA House of Delegates has passed a policy that supports minimizing inherited disorders in the breeding of dogs, cats, and other companion
Campaign helps veterinarians tout health benefits of pets
Zoetis partnered with the Human Animal Bond Research Institute to launch the Pet Effect campaign in February to promote the health
Conference charts one-health approach to addressing obesity in pets, people
A recent conference charted a one-health approach to addressing obesity in pets and people
Millennials now primary pet-owning demographic
The American Pet Products Association reports that millennials are now the primary pet-owning demographic, at 35 percent of U.S. pet owners
Pediatrics article says veterinarians influence children's health
Exotic pets pose risks to young children's health, but veterinarians can help parents improve safety
State’s divorce law revamped to consider animal well-being
Alaska’s has become the first in the country to require courts to take into consideration “the well-being of the animal” in custody disputes
Decline in real veterinary incomes continues despite strong job market
Real mean income, that is, income adjusted for inflation, for private practice veterinarianshas declined since 2010,
Embracing new opportunities: Practical advice for veterinary business owners
Enterprising and bold veterinary practice owners seeking to expand their business should examine new opportunities – even some that might be perceived…
Corporations have been acquiring veterinary practices for decades, and yet, an estimated 85 to 95 percent of all U.S. veterinary hospitals
Oct. 23-24: Save the date for AVMA’s Annual Economic Summit
The dates are set for AVMA’s 2017 Economic Summit, which will bring together industry leaders, economics experts, educators, practitioners, and other…
The dangerous dog debate
Communities have been banning or strictly regulating pit bull-type dogs and other “dangerous” breeds for the past three decades.
AVMA recognizes excellence in veterinary medicine
During AVMA Convention 2017 this July in Indianapolis, the AVMA bestowed awards to recognize excellence in veterinary medicine.
Veterinary workers explore forming a union
Historically, unions have not had a meaningful presence in veterinary medicine because of the preponderance of independent practices.
Auxiliary to the AVMA celebrates 100 years
Although women now comprise a majority of the veterinary profession, for decades they were more likely to be found running the clinic while their…
On the trail of horses
The debate over how to track and identify horses has been ongoing for more than a decade.