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DOT proposes to let airlines limit service animals to trained dogs
Rules published in January by the Department of Transportation would define service animals as dogs trained to perform work or tasks for people with…
Congressmen call for public health coordination amid coronavirus outbreak
As coronavirus infections spread, veterinarians in Congress stress that the outbreak shows the need for coordinated health planning among federal…
What do you need to know about coronavirus?
Multiple cases of a new human coronavirus have been reported in the United States, putting public health officials on high alert. Here’s the…
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…
View an overview of 2019 novel coronavirus transmission and infection in humans.
Jones promoted to rear admiral in Public Health Service
Dr. Jones is believed to be the first black female veterinarian in the USPHS to achieve this rank, which is equivalent to the rank of brigadier…
Tiny ticks, big threat
Ticks responsible for most U.S. vector-borne diseases
Drug-resistant bacteria hurt more people than previously reported
Antimicrobial-resistant bacteria sicken more people than previously reported, although improved infection controls are reducing deaths, according to a…
Senate designates January ‘National One Health Awareness Month’
The resolution sponsor, Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, said she hopes it draws attention to the topic.
African swine fever help, Pet Dental Health Month, pets in one health
Use of technology in veterinary medicine
AVMA affirms and encourages the responsible, ethical development and use of technology that can benefit and protect public health, animal health and…
Pandemic prevention program ending after 10 years
USAID Predict led virus discovery, health training, risk education
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…
Dunham appointed to National Academies board
The board is the major program unit of the National Academies responsible for organizing and overseeing studies on agriculture, forestry, fisheries,…
Consortium awarded $85M for one-health workforce project
A consortium led by the University of California-Davis One Health Institute has been awarded up to $85 million over five years from the U.S. Agency…
Banfield executive talks programs, policy, and practice
JAVMA News caught up with Dr. Molly McAllister, Banfield Pet Hospital chief medical officer, to discuss her new role and new offerings at Banfield,…
Murphy leading AVMA Division of Animal and Public Health
Dr. Mike Murphy, most recently a veterinary medical officer with the Center for Veterinary Medicine at the Food and Drug Administration, joined the…
The AVMA supports the USDA/APHIS definition of feral swine as: "Swine that have lived all (wild) or any part (feral) of their lives free-roaming".
AABP judicious therapeutic use of antimicrobials in cattle
The AVMA has endorsed these guidelines developed by the American Association of Bovine Practitioners.
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…
Disaster and emergency preparedness and response are important issues to the AVMA. We provide wide-ranging resources to help both veterinarians and…
Nominations open for 2020 AVMA awards
The nomination period is open for the following AVMA Excellence Awards for 2020.