AVMA COE may add dentistry to required curriculum
Public comment on the proposal is due July 1, 2020.
NVSL reports SARS-CoV-2 test results on Pug
Tests conducted by the USDA National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL) were unable to verify SARS-CoV-2 infection in a pet Pug in North…
Veterinarian-sponsored dog importation bill introduced in Congress
This week, the Healthy Dog Importation Act was introduced in Congress to ensure that all dogs entering the country are healthy and not at risk to…
HEROES stimulus legislation introduced in House
On May 12, the House Majority released a COVID-19 stimulus package called the “Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act,” or the…
One Health legislation: The need is clear
As discussions about another economic stimulus package continue, attention also is focused on public health matters – including the importance of One…
COVID-19: Answering the call together
Your national association is working around the clock to develop guidance, resources, and information to support the veterinary community in these…
COVID-19: Resources for shelters, food animal veterinarians
Two new AVMA resources provide practical guidance for animal shelter personnel and food animal veterinarians during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 stimulus package signed into law
A sweeping COVID-19 relief package was approved by Congress and signed by the president Friday. Here are key provisions that matter to veterinary…
Breaking news: Federal VCPR rules
The FDA has temporarily suspended enforcement of a portion of the federal VCPR requirements to facilitate veterinary telemedicine during the COVID-19…
Latest COVID-19 update emailed to our members
AVMA is committed to keeping the veterinary community informed during the COVID-19 emergency. Read the latest email update sent to AVMA members.
COVID-19 update emailed to AVMA members
AVMA is committed to provide useful guidance and reliable, factual information to help the veterinary community, veterinary practices, clients and…
What do you need to know about coronavirus?
The new coronavirus that causes COVID-19 has public health officials on high alert across the United States. The AVMA is collecting information about…
Policies up for review: Your input needed
AVMA policy is powered by AVMA members. The review process for eight policies is starting, and the volunteer groups that conduct the review are…
AVMA and partners host congressional briefings on One Health
The One Health concept gained ground in Washington when the AVMA and other groups hosted a pair of Capitol Hill briefings on its importance in…
Federal spending bill has good news for veterinarians
Congress passed a year-end spending package with good news for veterinarians across the profession.
AVMA champions One Health legislation in Congress
Veterinarians in Congress have introduced innovative legislation to promote the concept of One Health. AVMA is leading the charge to build support for…
Veterinarians and public health
In addition to caring for animals, veterinarians are critical to public health. We contribute to medical discovery, protect people and animals from…
The AVMA represents and amplifies veterinarians’ voices when federal lawmakers consider issues that affect animal health, public health and the…
Disaster and emergency preparedness and response are important issues to the AVMA. We provide wide-ranging resources to help both veterinarians and…
Public Service Loan Forgiveness: What you need to know
Have you considered using Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) as a strategy to pay down your student debt? It’s a federal program that provides…
AVMA voices veterinary needs to FDA about cannabis products
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) should provide regulatory clarity about expectations for the labeling, safety, and use of cannabis-derived…
California veterinarian chosen as AVMA congressional fellow
We’re looking forward to welcoming Dr. Deborah Thomson of California to our Washington, D.C., office this fall to begin a year of advocacy work on…
We need your help
Take our survey to strengthen AVMA’s advocacy Veterinarians across the nation serve as trusted community leaders with important local connections to…
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…
What do the election results mean for veterinarians?
Last night, Democrats took control of the U.S. House of Representatives, and Republicans maintained control of the U.S. Senate. As with any change of…