Therapeutic Use of Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine
Regenerative medicine; AVMA supports continued scientific development while at the same time encouraging members to employ caution
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 LIBRARY OF LIVESTOCK HERITAGE
Livestock breeding has followed narrow lines to improve production, and dozens of breeds have fallen out of favor.
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.
AVMA working group helps navigate opioid abuse epidemic
An AVMA working group has taken up the task of providing needed information to help veterinary professionals contribute productively to the national…
The slow rise of generic animal drugs
In human medicine, generic drugs accounted for 88 percent of prescriptions dispensed in the United States as of 2014. Currently, generic
More opioids available to veterinarians during ongoing shortage
The Food and Drug Administration announced Dec. 13 that the agency has worked with Pfizer Inc. to help alleviate a shortage of certain injectable…
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…
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.
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.
Cannabis research for veterinary patients advancing, cautiously
More than half the country has legalized marijuana use in one form or another.
EPA imposes new regulations on spot-on flea and tick pesticides, calls for comments
The Environmental Protection Agency announced March 17 it is tightening regulations on dog and cat spot-on pesticides after an
States shift from travel health form with no one clear alternative
Fulfilling requests from clients for health forms for their pets when travelling domestically may not be as simple as it used to be
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…
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…
Tramadol becomes controlled substance
The Drug Enforcement Administration has designated tramadol as a controlled substance
WHO seeks end to antibiotic use without disease
Global health authorities are discouraging use of antimicrobials in food-producing animals in the absence of disease.
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
AAHA releases new guidelines on canine vaccination
The American Animal Hospital Association announced Sept. 5 that it has released new guidelines on canine vaccination.
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 supplements from…
Old, new deputy CEO see AVMA moving profession forward
What kept Dr. Elizabeth A. Curry-Galvin on the staff of the AVMA for two decades?
1935 - 1945
Information on food-producing animals was a mainstay of JAVMA during this decade.
Antimicrobial use in veterinary practice
Find antimicrobial guidance by species, and resources to help communicate the importance of judicious antimicrobial use to clients and your community.
Veterinary Feed Directive
The Food and Drug Administration is proposing to amend its animal drug regulations regarding veterinary feed directive drugs