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
Dr. Clark K. Fobian, District VII representative to the AVMA Executive Board, will likely be elected AVMA president-elect by
Veterinary colleges focus on economic concerns
The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges' recent annual conference focused on strategies for addressing the veterinary
AASV president sees educational opportunities, challenges
Dr. Tara S. Donovan said the American Association of Swine Veterinarians can help retailers and the public understand complex
Welfare Implications of Deer Velvet
Velvet refers to the entire cartilaginous antler (prior to calcification) of a range of cervids including deer1 and elk.
We are not your father’s AVMA
Over the past five years, AVMA Executive Vice President Ron DeHaven has been working behind the scenes with Association leaders to transform the…
Humane Society VMA and AVMA: FAQ
What does corporate combination of HSUS and the Association of Veterinarians for Animal Rights mean to AVMA members? How does AVMA handle animal…
AVMA Welfare Focus Newsletter - Directors Corner - May 2012
Gail C. Golab, PhD, DVM, MANZCVSDirector, Animal Welfare Division As you are no doubt aware by now, a key subgoal for the "Promote Animal…
AVMA Welfare Focus Newsletter - Directors Corner - August 2011
Gail C. Golab, PhD, DVM, MANZCVSDirector, Animal Welfare Division Welcome to the second issue of the AVMA's Animal Welfare Focus. Since my last…
AVMA Guidelines for Pet Loss Support Services
Research has shown that the human grieving process following a pet's death is similar to that experienced by people who have lost a family member or…
Welfare Implications of Dehorning and Disbudding Cattle
A peer-reviewed summary of the scientific literature related to the welfare implications of dehorning and disbudding cattle.
Welfare Implications of Castration of Cattle
Castration of male cattle is common practice throughout the world.
Welfare Implications of Elephant Training
Peer-reviewed summary of the scientific literature related to the welfare implications of elephant training.
Dog Bite Risk and Prevention: The Role of Breed
Peer-reviewed summary of scientific literature related to the role of breed in dog bite risk and prevention.