AVMA recognizes excellence in veterinary medicine
During AVMA Convention 2017 this July in Indianapolis, the AVMA bestowed awards to recognize excellence in veterinary medicine.
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…
Preparation of biologics by state-licensed veterinarians in their practice facility under a VCPR in unique disease situations not adequately covered…
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.
Foot and mouth disease
Foot-and-mouth disease, widely known as FMD, is a severe, highly contagious viral disease and a worldwide concern.
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…
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.
October 2014 Issue of The AVMA Advocate
Ebola and pets; AVMA urges Congress to help rural areas get needed vet care
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.
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
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
1985 - 1995
This era saw female veterinarians become AVMA editor-in-chief and AVMA president-elect—and a veterinary student become Miss America
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
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
Katrina: stories from the storm
A decade has passed since Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans on Aug. 29, 2005, breaking levees and flooding much of the area.