Frustration mounts over opioid shortage
Drug shortages and discontinuations are nothing new to veterinary medicine.
DEA provides update on opioid shortage
The Drug Enforcement Administration released a statement April 10 on the ongoing opioid shortages affecting both human and veterinary medicine.
FDA may change drug uses in 5-year plan
Federal authorities plan to expand limits on who can buy antimicrobials for use in livestock and how long they can be used.
Let's talk about pot
California has become the first state in the nation to allow veterinarians to legally talk with clients about cannabis as a treatment option for pets.
Cattle veterinarians, students honored
The American Association of Bovine Practitioners honored 10 veterinarians and a student chapter for contributions to cattle, the association, cattle…
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
Foundation announces recipients of new research grants
The American Veterinary Medical Foundation recently announced the recipients of new research grants in pharmacology and pain management in dogs.
Petco moving away from artificial ingredients
Petco will no longer sell food and treats containing artificial colors, flavors, or preservatives for dogs and cats by May.
Cannabis research for veterinary patients advancing, cautiously
More than half the country has legalized marijuana use in one form or another.
Foot and mouth disease
Foot-and-mouth disease, widely known as FMD, is a severe, highly contagious viral disease and a worldwide concern.
Options available to protect against longhorned tick
The invasive longhorned (bush) tick, Haemaphysalis longicornis, has been a growing concern for the veterinary community following the appearance of…
AVMA presents Excellence Awards
During AVMA Convention 2018 this July in Denver, a number of individuals received AVMA Excellence Awards for contributions in areas such as
Meet the winners!
Three veterinary awards announced during National Pet Week® There’s no better time than National Pet Week® to recognize accomplishments in the fields…
Be essential to thrive in cattle practice
Dr. W. Mark Hilton said veterinarians who have good technical skills may still be replaceable. Those who know their clients' goals may be…
From yellow pages and beyond, JAVMA News under Susan C. Kahler
Heavyweight yellow paper denoted the news section of the JAVMA when Susan C. Kahler started working at the AVMA in early 1975.
Prescription mandates: new bill, same problems
For several consecutive congressional sessions, the AVMA has led the charge to defeat legislation that would require veterinarians to provide written…
AABP president wants association to be indispensable
Just as veterinarians try to be indispensable to clients, Dr. Glenn Rogers thinks the American Association of Bovine Practitioners should be…
The continuing conundrum of feline injection-site sarcomas
Veterinarians would much rather talk with cat owners about all the advantages of vaccination for cats rather than the extremely rare occurrence of
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.