Animal welfare, health policies updated
Animals used in pre-college education should not be subjected to uses that cause any pain, an updated AVMA policy states.
Chronic wasting disease continues to spread
An always-fatal neurologic disease is contributing to declines in Western deer and elk herds and raising the possibility of local extinctions.
Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies
Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) are important diseases of animals and humans worldwide. The AVMA encourages dissemination…
Extralabel Use of Medicated Feeds, Including Veterinary Feed Directive Drugs, for Minor Species
The AVMA recommends that FDA CVM amend the Compliance Policy Guide 615.115 to accommodate extra label use of medicated feeds
Tuberculosis Eradication in Cattle and Cervids
The AVMA encourages the USDA to continue to partner with state animal health officials, federal and state animal public health officials, the cattle…