Antimicrobial sales outpace meat production
Agriculture-related sales of antimicrobials rose by one-sixth in five years, and that included a one-fifth rise in sales of those
Four flea, tick products linked to seizures, ataxia
Four flea and tick products may cause seizures, tremors, and lost coordination in some cats and dogs.
FDA bars import of cow reproductive hormone products
Federal regulators warned that three cattle-use reproductive hormone products sold in the U.S. are unapproved, and it is now illegal to import
Farm bill delivers victory for veterinary medicine
The nation’s new farm bill creates critical programs to improve animal health and enhance the nation’s ability to prevent and respond to animal…
About the Food Supply Veterinary Medicine Coalition
View the FSVMC report About the FSVMC Food Supply Veterinary Medicine (FSVM) is a new term that encompasses all aspects of veterinary medicine's…
Webinar explores how to transition to corporate medicine
The AVMA Veterinary Career Center is offering a webinar to interested practitioners to detail what types of jobs are available in industry,
AVMA recognizes excellence in veterinary medicine
During AVMA Convention 2017 this July in Indianapolis, the AVMA bestowed awards to recognize excellence in veterinary medicine.
AASV basic guidelines of judicious therapeutic use of antimicrobials in pork production
The American Association of Swine Veterinarians and AVMA both support these guidelines on judicious therapeutic antimicrobial use in pork production.
Aquatic Animal Disease, Inspection, Certification and Veterinary Medicine
Farmed aquatic animals (aquatic livestock or aquaculture) is now a $1 billion industry in the U.S. and affects the agriculture economy of every state.…
Center of Excellence focuses on dairy education
Four veterinary colleges will collaborate to develop and implement the National Center of Excellence in Dairy Production Medicine
The importance of self-care during a pandemic
For many, life feels like it’s been put on hold as the world deals with the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s OK to worry about yourself and loved ones, but you…
Antimicrobial sales rise in 2018 but remain down over decade
Data show one-year rises among products for pigs, cattle
Companies to reduce antimicrobial availability
Hundreds of antimicrobial products will no longer be approved for livestock production uses, such as increased weight gain
An advocate for the cow
Dr. Rich Meiring, 2004-2005 AABP president, had been practicing production medicine in western Ohio for 25 years and still loved it
Students win grand prize for pet care innovation
Imagine a product that rewards pet owners for taking their dog on walks and reminds them to schedule a checkup with the veterinarian
A LIBRARY OF LIVESTOCK HERITAGE
Livestock breeding has followed narrow lines to improve production, and dozens of breeds have fallen out of favor.
FDA clarifies use of monensin
Rumensin is the first approved new animal drug feed ingredient for dairy cows that increases milk production.
AAAP guidelines for judicious therapeutic use of antimicrobials in poultry
The American Association of Avian Pathologists and AVMA both support these guidelines on judicious therapeutic antimicrobial use in poultry…
Aquarium cleaner death, anxiety in dogs, and more in the May 1 “In Short” section
Study breaks species barrier on widespread parasite
In a scientific article published this summer, a research team from the University of Wisconsin and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural…
Saltman advocates for veterinarians in animal agriculture
Bovine veterinarians must reposition themselves as key players in food production to shape the future of animal agriculture, according to Dr.
AVMA weighs stepped-up role in global food security
With the world’s population projected to grow by one-third to more than 9 billion people by 2050, global food production must increase as
1975 - 1985
Production of JAVMA moved in April 1975 to the AVMA’s first owned headquarters, newly constructed in Schaumburg, Illinois
Flea and Tick Treatments: EPA's Investigation of Spot-On (FAQ)
In April 2009, the EPA issued an advisory regarding about 70 spot-on flea and tick control products because of an increase in reported adverse…
Considerations for food animal veterinarians during the COVID-19 pandemic
It’s critical to actively incorporate preventive measures into facility visits to decrease the risk of infection for veterinarians, staff members, and…