Census of veterinarians finds trends with shortages, practice ownership
A census of veterinarians prepared by the AVMA raises concerns that demographic changes could exacerbate shortages in the profession and declines in…
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
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.
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.
New guidance for pets exposed to rabies
New guidance in this issue of the JAVMA advises that cats and dogs that are exposed to rabies and are overdue for a vaccine can
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
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.…
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…
Kids try on veterinary medicine for size
Banfield, The Pet Hospital's, FutureVet program has moved from the classroom to the museum.
Arkansas explores creating a veterinary college
Arkansas State University announced an exploratory partnership with Adtalem Global Education, which operates several for-profit higher education…
Volunteer for Our Oath in Action projects
The American Veterinary Medical Foundation is seeking volunteers this fall for Our Oath in Action, a veterinary outreach program with
African, US veterinarians have meeting of minds
Twinning program brings small animal veterinarians together for shared learning
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.
Reptile owner donates blood, passes on lethal Salmonella infection
The New England Journal of Medicine reports that a snake is the source of a Salmonella organism that infected two platelet recipients
Veterinarians can earn certificate in human-animal bond
Practicing veterinarians as well as veterinary technicians and practice managers can now learn more about research
Action items from the Economics of Veterinary Medical Education Summit
Four groups of stakeholders attended the summit: veterinary students and recent graduates, representatives from veterinary
Taul takes turn at helm of AAHA
Dr. Darren Taul, 2018-19 president of the American Animal Hospital Association, is a sort of everyman of veterinary practice.
Transporting Horses and Other Equids
When considering interstate or international travel for your horse or other equids, plan ahead because some preparations may need to start months in…
AAVMC trying to increase appeal of veterinary medicine to minority students
Greenhill is trying to make a diverse population interested in a field where, according to the 2000 U.S. census, 92.4 percent
AVMF puts mission into action
The American Veterinary Medical Foundation sponsored animal-related events in several communities this past fall as
Dennis, a pioneer of veterinary law
Gregory M. Dennis, a founding member of the American Veterinary Medical Law Association died.
Japan's animal relief operations face considerable challenges
Japan is in the throes of what is known in the disaster and emergency management community as a cascading disaster.
Congress looking to increase cost of student loans
Gina Luke, an assistant director of the AVMA Governmental Relations Division in Washington, D.C., warns of potential cuts to federal student aid…
For Cohn, relevance of AVMA and profession is front-and-center
Incoming AVMA President Ted Cohn is worried.
AVMA recognizes excellence in veterinary medicine
During AVMA Convention 2017 this July in Indianapolis, the AVMA bestowed awards to recognize excellence in veterinary medicine.