AVMA recognizes excellence in veterinary medicine
During AVMA Convention 2017 this July in Indianapolis, the AVMA bestowed awards to recognize excellence in veterinary medicine.
Raw food policy draws debate
A new AVMA policy discourages people from feeding raw or unprocessed meats and other animal products to cats and dogs.
King leaving Ohio State this fall
Dr. Lonnie J. King will step down from his position as dean of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine this August.
The hidden ecosystem of the gut microbiome
Millions of bacteria live in the gastrointestinal tract of animals, including cats, dogs, and humans.
Preparation of biologics by state-licensed veterinarians in their practice facility under a VCPR in unique disease situations not adequately covered…
Grooms named dean of Iowa State veterinary college
Dr. Grooms is an accomplished scientist, teacher and leader who will build on the college's reputation for excellence and the great achievements
Groups provide new guidance on antimicrobials
The AVMA, Canadian VMA, and Federation of Veterinarians of Europe are calling for continuous monitoring of antimicrobial use and resistance at a…
Diesch wins agriculture prize
Dr. Stanley Diesch (Minnesota ‘56) recently became only the third veterinarian to win the Siehl Prize for Excellence in Agriculture.
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.
October 2014 Issue of The AVMA Advocate
Ebola and pets; AVMA urges Congress to help rural areas get needed vet care
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
Conserving habitats, ecosystems everywhere key to saving wildlife
The romantic vision of habitat and ecosystem conservation is rather different from the reality.
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…
1935 - 1945
Information on food-producing animals was a mainstay of JAVMA during this decade.
FDA Draft Guidance #209 – Judicious Use of Medically Important Antimicrobial Drugs
Formal title: Docket Number [FDA-2010-D-0094] Draft Guidance #209: the Judicious Use of Medically Important Antimicrobial Drugs in Food Producing
New policy addresses FMD outbreak scenario
As a proactive move, the AVMA Executive Board approved a new policy during its Nov. 15-17, 2012, meeting that will be sent to
Federal Regulations on Food Safety Issues
This page lists federal regulations AVMA is working on in the area of food safety.
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…
Bats increasingly seen as vectors
Gerald T. Keusch, MD, said bats are a largely unknown, underinvestigated, poorly understood, now-definitive vector for new emerging viruses.
Antimicrobial oversight could increase through VFDs
Veterinary oversight could become required for some antimicrobials currently available over the counter to livestock owners.
AVMA Response to the FDA Extralabel Drug Use Order of Prohibition
Formal title: Docket Number [FDA-2008-N-0326] New Animal Drugs; Cephalosporin Drugs; Extralabel Animal Drug Use; Order of Prohibition The Food and…
Wildlife, trade, susceptibility amplify food risks
Domestic and wild sources of food, along with global trade, carry microbial risks to humans, and global health professionals are trying to
Robertson honored for achievements in microbiology
The 95th annual meeting of the Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases, Dec. 7-9, 2014, in Chicago honored Donald C. Robertson, PhD
Air, water, land, light: all affect cattle - December 15, 2002
Environment was a prominent program theme at the 2002 AABP conference in September in Madison, Wis.
AVMA Collections: Zoonosis Updates
Single-topic compilations of the information shaping our profession Updated December 2010 In this collection: Summary: Text | Audio …