Warning added to euthanasia products
The FDA's Center for Veterinary Medicine is adding an environmental warning to labels of pentobarbital-containing euthanasia
Farm bill delivers victory for veterinary medicine
The nation’s new farm bill creates critical programs to improve animal health and enhance the nation’s ability to prevent and respond to animal…
AVMA recognizes excellence in veterinary medicine
During AVMA Convention 2017 this July in Indianapolis, the AVMA bestowed awards to recognize excellence in veterinary medicine.
A time of transition at the FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Stephen F. Sundlof became the director of the FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, effective Jan. 7
Reporting veterinary drug shortages to the FDA
The FDA defines a medically necessary veterinary product as a product that is used to treat or prevent a serious disease
1975 - 1985
Production of JAVMA moved in April 1975 to the AVMA’s first owned headquarters, newly constructed in Schaumburg, Illinois
Staying relevant in cattle care
The dean at the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine is particularly concerned that veterinarians have not generated
Report analyzes nation's animal health framework
This is probably one of the most special times in the history of veterinary medicine, in terms of the opportunities that we have
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.
AVMA presents Excellence Awards for 2019
During AVMA Convention 2019 this August in Washington, D.C., a number of individuals received AVMA Excellence Awards for contributions in areas such…
The hidden ecosystem of the gut microbiome
Millions of bacteria live in the gastrointestinal tract of animals, including cats, dogs, and humans.
Osteosarcoma is genetically similar in dogs and human children, according to a study published July 19 in the journal Communications Biology by
Incoming AASV director has history fighting disease
The new executive director of the American Association of Swine Veterinarians has fought animal disease since he started his career 30 years ago.
Supplement companies made changes after facing crackdown
The availability of glucosamine for animals seemed to be in question 15 years ago.
Recent gene-editing technologies are being used to create mice that model human genetic diseases, Holstein cattle lacking horns, and
FDA to enhance pharmaceutical good manufacturing practices
The Food and Drug Administration announced an initiative to enhance the regulation of pharmaceutical manufacturing
October 2014 Issue of The AVMA Advocate
Ebola and pets; AVMA urges Congress to help rural areas get needed vet care
Pain control approved in a food animal
A topical NSAID is the first drug approved for use in cattle to control pain associated with foot rot and fever associated with bovine respiratory…
A bucking-bull veterinarian in the making
When Dr. Gary D. Warner asked his daughter Kelly why she wanted to be a large animal veterinarian over anything
Assessing pet supplements
A third of all U.S. households with dogs use supplements, as do about a fifth of households with cats, according to a report on pet
Taking on obesity as a disease
The veterinary profession should formally recognize canine and feline obesity as a disease, according to a position statement from the
1935 - 1945
Information on food-producing animals was a mainstay of JAVMA during this decade.
Many cat and dog owners have been embracing preventive dental care for their pets in recent years, including home care
International swine experts discuss health, management, consumer issues at congress
The 17th International Pig Veterinary Society Congress was held June 2-5 in Ames, Iowa.
Federal Regulations on Food Safety Issues
This page lists federal regulations AVMA is working on in the area of food safety.