AVMA recognizes excellence in veterinary medicine
During AVMA Convention 2017 this July in Indianapolis, the AVMA bestowed awards to recognize excellence in veterinary medicine.
FDA’s Dunham delves into drug issues
Dr. Bernadette Dunham, director of the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine, recently fielded questions
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.
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
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.
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…
Cannabis research for veterinary patients advancing, cautiously
More than half the country has legalized marijuana use in one form or another.
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…
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.
Heard the buzz? You may be asked to treat bees.
Veterinary school teaches veterinarians how to diagnose and treat almost every animal species. But most of us probably have little education – or…
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.
Conserving habitats, ecosystems everywhere key to saving wildlife
The romantic vision of habitat and ecosystem conservation is rather different from the reality.
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
These AVMA resources for veterinarians support the judicious use of antibiotics and other antimicrobials, and combat antimicrobial resistance.
When fire strikes home
About 40,000 pets die in residential fires each year, most from smoke inhalation, and 500,000 pets are affected overall.
California regulators clarifying pet dentistry restrictions
Recently defeated legislation in California would have let unsupervised nonveterinarians perform services to remove deposits from
The quirks of working with goats and sheep
Dr. Chris Duemler of Brodhead Veterinary Medical Center in Brodhead, Wisconsin, has always been fascinated with goats and finds
Summit paints mixed economic picture for practitioners
There’s good news: Revenues are growing at many veterinary practices. There's mixed news: The AVMA Veterinary Career Center now has more jobs
The dangerous dog debate
Communities have been banning or strictly regulating pit bull-type dogs and other “dangerous” breeds for the past three decades.
Stakeholders respond to AVMA workforce study
American Animal Hospital Association Executive Director Michael Cavanaugh says the U.S. Veterinary Workforce Study confirms what many
The long histories of Pomeroy’s Animal Hospital, Coffee Memorial Animal Clinic, and Merrick Animal Hospital encapsulate the ongoing
Most Americans see marijuana as a legitimate medical treatment for some human disease conditions.