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…
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…
More itchy pets? No problem
More treatments available alongside increasing incidence or awareness of itchy dogs and cats
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 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…
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”
AVMA Auxiliary promotes exercise for National Pet Week
posted January 1, 2010 The Auxiliary to the AVMA is celebrating "Pets and People—Healthy Together" during National Pet Week 2010,…
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…
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…
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…
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.
How does client income affect veterinary visits?
AVMA economists explore the question using research with dog-owning households.
Ohio may have avoided ballot fight
And the governor will push for new restrictions on dog breeders and exotic pets owners as well as more severe punishments for cockfighting.
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…
Arkansas explores creating a veterinary college
Arkansas State University announced an exploratory partnership with Adtalem Global Education, which operates several for-profit higher education…
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…
Finned animals increasingly seen as patients
Fish owners, Dr. Roberts said, are increasingly aware that veterinarians can not only help their pets but also provide better care than
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
Lost animal dilemma can confound veterinarians
The amended AVMA policy, The Objectives and Key Elements Needed for Effective Electronic Identification of Companion
Study to examine decline in veterinary visits
A new study is investigating the reasons behind the declining frequency of veterinary visits by cats and dogs—and seeking to identify ways
AAFP and AAHA release Feline Life Stage Guidelines
The American Association of Feline Practitioners and the American Animal Hospital Association are releasing the new AAFP/AAHA