AVMA joins well-being group, horse sedative approved, electronic health certificates allowed
Considerations for equine veterinarians during the COVID-19 pandemic
It’s critical for equine veterinarians to actively incorporate preventive measures during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Osteosarcoma is genetically similar in dogs and human children, according to a study published July 19 in the journal Communications Biology by
Preparation of biologics by state-licensed veterinarians in their practice facility under a VCPR in unique disease situations not adequately covered…
Foot and mouth disease
Foot-and-mouth disease, widely known as FMD, is a severe, highly contagious viral disease and a worldwide concern.
Gains for animal health in farm bill
Recently passed federal legislation will improve national animal disease detection and response capabilities.
Supplement companies made changes after facing crackdown
The availability of glucosamine for animals seemed to be in question 15 years ago.
Webinar: Antiparasitic Resistance
FDA presents information on antiparasitic resistance
Large animal practitioners grapple with fluid shortage
Large animal practitioners are grappling with a shortage of large-volume bags of polyionic fluids, separate from the ongoing shortage
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.
1935 - 1945
Information on food-producing animals was a mainstay of JAVMA during this decade.
AAEP prudent drug usage guidelines
The AVMA has endorsed these guidelines developed by the American Association of Equine Practitioners.
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
Online business training courses created for practitioners
Veterinarians can strengthen their business knowledge and skills, thanks to a new Internet-based program.
Mexican horse meat banned by EU
The European Union has banned the sale of horse meat processed in Mexico out of fear it may not meet food safety standards.
History from the eyes of the future
By Susan C. Kahler posted September 4, 2013 In celebration of the AVMA’s 150th anniversary and the American Veterinary Medical Foundation’s…
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
Committee on Antimicrobials
The Committee on Antimicrobials advises the AVMA Board of Directors on antimicrobial topics, serving as the primary resource to the AVMA on…
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
Worms’ adaptation a critical problem
Anthelmintic resistance is a critical threat to small ruminants, and a danger to horses and cattle.
USAHA wants more work on federal programs, rules
USAHA asks federal authorities to invest more to guard against livestock diseases and let veterinarians transport and use controlled