Chronicling a century of veterinary medicine
JAVMA’s first issue came out in October 1915. In the ensuing 100 years, the Journal has had a marked impact on AVMA members, and vice
Veterinarians pledge ventilators, supplies to human medicine
Veterinarians pledged hundreds of ventilators for human use as a surge of COVID-19 cases in some areas have led to shortages as the coronavirus…
Frustration mounts over opioid shortage
Drug shortages and discontinuations are nothing new to veterinary medicine.
AVMA joins well-being group, horse sedative approved, electronic health certificates allowed
Iowa State confers Stange, Switzer awards
Four alumni of the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine were honored Oct. 29, 2016.
AABP calls for pain control during horn removal
Cattle should receive pain control drugs during and after horn or horn bud removal, according to the American Association of Bovine Practitioners.
Microchipping of animals
This page provides background information on microchipping of animals.
'We do one thing, and one thing only'
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals' Spay/Neuter Alliance is working to reduce the number of unwanted animals by
Specialists in short supply
The veterinary profession has a shortage of specialists across most or all disciplines,
Federal Regulations on Pharmaceutical Issues
This page lists federal regulations AVMA is working on in the areas of drugs, compounding, federal transparency initiatives and vaccines.
Schedules of Controlled Substances: Placement of Tramadol into Schedule IV
The DEA proposes to place the substance tramadol into Schedule IV of the Controlled Substances Act.
Many cat and dog owners have been embracing preventive dental care for their pets in recent years, including home care
The problem with pain
The problem with pain Veterinarians are making a thorny issue a priority When Dr. William J. Tranquilli…
Katrina: stories from the storm
A decade has passed since Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans on Aug. 29, 2005, breaking levees and flooding much of the area.