AVMA recognizes excellence in veterinary medicine
During AVMA Convention 2017 this July in Indianapolis, the AVMA bestowed awards to recognize excellence in 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.
Recalled mirtazapine may have double the labeled strength
Mislabeled mirtazapine bottles could contain tablets with double the expected strength, according to a warning from the Food and Drug Administration.
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…
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.
Tramadol becomes controlled substance
The Drug Enforcement Administration has designated tramadol as a controlled substance
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
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
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.
Schedules of Controlled Substances: Placement of Tramadol into Schedule IV
The DEA proposes to place the substance tramadol into Schedule IV of the Controlled Substances Act.
Q&A with Dr. Elizabeth A. Curry-Galvin
Dr. Elizabeth A. Curry-Galvin, outgoing deputy chief executive officer of the AVMA, answers questions from JAVMA News.
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