Cannabis, Cannabis-Derived, and Cannabis-Related Products: Regulatory Status FAQ
Frequently asked questions about the regulatory status of cannabis, cannabis-derived, and cannabis-related products in veterinary medicine
About the Food Supply Veterinary Medicine Coalition
View the FSVMC report About the FSVMC Food Supply Veterinary Medicine (FSVM) is a new term that encompasses all aspects of veterinary medicine's…
Flea and Tick Treatments: EPA's Investigation of Spot-On (FAQ)
In April 2009, the EPA issued an advisory regarding about 70 spot-on flea and tick control products because of an increase in reported adverse…
Considerations for food animal veterinarians during the COVID-19 pandemic
It’s critical to actively incorporate preventive measures into facility visits to decrease the risk of infection for veterinarians, staff members, and…
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…
State Legislative Mid-Year Report 2015
This report looks at state legislation and regulatory actions from the first half of 2015 that impact veterinary medicine.
What is the AVMA doing to promote FSVM?
The AVMA promotes food supply veterinary medicine on a wide range of topics to diverse audiences. While we are engaged in numerous activities, below…
Money tips for caring pet owners
Everyone is trying to save money these days, including pet owners. But cutting back on preventive care can compromise a pet's health ... and cost more…
Backyard chickens 101
A quick guide for small animal veterinarians to provide veterinary care for backyard chickens and urban poultry flocks.
What is FSVM?
Veterinarians protect America's – and the world's – food supply from the farm to the dinner table.
Webinar: Antiparasitic Resistance
FDA presents information on antiparasitic resistance
H.R. 3553, Genetically Engineered Food Right to Know Act
AVMA Position: Nonsupport Summary: The Genetically Engineered Food Right to Know Act would amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act…
October 2014 Issue of The AVMA Advocate
Ebola and pets; AVMA urges Congress to help rural areas get needed vet care
Final comments to FDA guidance 209 - Judicious use of medically important antimicrobial drugs
Formal Title: [Docket Number FDA-2010-D-0094] Guidance for Industry on the Judicious Use of Medically Important Antimicrobial Drugs in Food-Producing…
Antibiotic use is changing. Talk to your veterinarian.
Talk to a veterinarian about responsible use of antibiotics in animals. Veterinary oversight helps preserve antimicrobial effectiveness in fighting…
Veterinary Oversight of Antimicrobial Use in Livestock: Impact on Stakeholders; Public Meetings (August 5, 2013)
FR Doc No. FDA-2012-N-1046; Veterinary Oversight of Antimicrobial Use in Livestock: Impact on Stakeholders; Public Meetings; Request for Comments…
Antimicrobial use in veterinary practice
These AVMA resources for veterinarians support the judicious use of antibiotics and other antimicrobials, and combat antimicrobial resistance.
Veterinary Feed Directive
The Food and Drug Administration is proposing to amend its animal drug regulations regarding veterinary feed directive drugs
FDA Draft Guidance #209 – Judicious Use of Medically Important Antimicrobial Drugs
Formal title: Docket Number [FDA-2010-D-0094] Draft Guidance #209: the Judicious Use of Medically Important Antimicrobial Drugs in Food Producing
State Legislative Update June 2015
State Legislative Update.
Federal Regulations on Food Safety Issues
This page lists federal regulations AVMA is working on in the area of food safety.
External parasites such as fleas, ticks, or mites can irritate pets and carry disease. But treatment, control and prevention are much easier than in…
Antimicrobial use and antimicrobial resistance pet owner FAQ
AVMA's antimicrobial FAQs provide science-based information to help you make educated decisions about the use of antibiotics and other antimicrobial…
Committee on Antimicrobials
The Committee on Antimicrobials advises the AVMA Board of Directors on antimicrobial topics, serving as the primary resource to the AVMA on…
Proposed APHIS 2014-2018 Business Plan for Aquaculture and Aquatic Animal Health Programs
USDA-APHIS invited comments on a proposed plan for implementing a 5-year business plan to the implement many of the elements