AVMA recognizes excellence in veterinary medicine
During AVMA Convention 2017 this July in Indianapolis, the AVMA bestowed awards to recognize excellence in veterinary medicine.
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…
FDA outlines goals, strategy
Improving animal models to consider the influence of disease progression, increasing the efficiency of clinical trials, and
Supplement companies made changes after facing crackdown
The availability of glucosamine for animals seemed to be in question 15 years ago.
October 2014 Issue of The AVMA Advocate
Ebola and pets; AVMA urges Congress to help rural areas get needed vet care
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
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…
FDA Draft Guidance #209 – Judicious Use of Medically Important Antimicrobial Drugs
Formal title: Docket Number [FDA-2010-D-0094] Draft Guidance #209: the Judicious Use of Medically Important Antimicrobial Drugs in Food Producing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.
Cephalosporin use restricted in livestock
The Food and Drug Administration is increasing restrictions on extralabel use of cephalosporin-class antimicrobials in most food animals
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…
Antimicrobial oversight could increase through VFDs
Veterinary oversight could become required for some antimicrobials currently available over the counter to livestock owners.
Meet your new neighbors
More and more, veterinarians are being called to treat chickens kept in urban and suburban neighborhoods where no food animal
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…
Federal judge tells FDA to re-examine turtle sale regulations
A federal court ruling will make Food and Drug Administration officials re-evaluate the fairness of a ban on the sale of small turtles
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.