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Bed Bugs and Pets FAQ
Bed bugs don't live on people or pets; they live in the environment and feed on people and pets by sucking blood.
AVMA Public Service Award
This award honors an AVMA member veterinarian for outstanding public service or unusual contributions to public health and regulatory veterinary…
National Policy for Oceans, Coasts & Great Lakes - (Part 3)
Formal title: Interagency Policy Task Force; Interim Framework for Effective Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning On December 9, 2009, the Interagency…
U.S. Government Agencies and Global Veterinary Medicine
The United States government works with its counterparts around the world to ensure a secure U.S. food supply and robust public and environmental…
Letters to Governors regarding ownership of wild animals
On October 19, 2011, fifty-six (56) wild animals were set loose from their cages by the owner of a private farm in Zanesville, Ohio prior to his…
John P Huntley DVM, MPH, DACVPM
Recipient: Public Service Award 2011 2248 29th CT NWOlympia, WA 98502 Dr. Huntley is a 1980 graduate of Cornell University College of Veterinary…
Definitions: What is waste?
It may seem easy – waste is everything that no longer has a use or purpose and needs to be disposed of, right?
FSVM - resources
Suggest a resource - Email us to share your organization's tools for promoting food supply veterinary medicine.
Council on Public Health
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5 reasons you want a veterinarian on your team in a zombie apocalypse
Under normal circumstances, we'd never recommend that a veterinarian treat a human. But in a zombie apocalypse... physicians might be hard to come by.…
Updated September 7, 2012 Photo courtesy of CDC The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have reported that since August 2011,…
Final comments to FDA guidance 209 - Judicious use of medically important antimicrobial drugs
Formal Title: [Docket Number FDA-2010-D-0094] Guidance for Industry on the Judicious Use of Medically Important Antimicrobial Drugs in Food-Producing…
Raw Pet Foods and the AVMA's Policy: FAQ
Answers to commonly asked questions about AVMA policy on raw or undercooked animal-source protein in dog and cat diets.
References: Policy on Raw or Undercooked Animal-Source Protein in Cat and Dog Diets
Resources used to develop the AVMA policy, “Raw or Undercooked Animal-Source Protein in Cat and Dog Diets”
Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force Strategic Plan 2013 – 2017 (September 18, 2012)
Formal Title : Docket Number [2012-19161]; Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force Strategic Plan 2013-2017 Brief Description: The Aquatic Nuisance…
Stop Smoking – For Your Health and Your Pets’ Health
You don’t need us to tell you the harm that smoking can do to your body, or the risks posed to children and others from secondhand smoke. But perhaps…
Antibiotic use is changing. Talk to your veterinarian.
Talk to a veterinarian about responsible use of antibiotics in animals. Veterinary oversight helps preserve antimicrobial effectiveness in fighting…
Veterinary practices are “essential businesses”
The AVMA urges all authorities to designate veterinary practices as essential businesses, and also ensure their ability to obtain necessary medical…
Considerations for mobile and house call veterinarians during the COVID-19 pandemic
AVMA's recommendations apply to both small and large animal practice, and are based on proven techniques applied in many different disease outbreaks.
COVID-19: Other resources
Find more information about COVID-19 and its impacts from these external resources.
COVID-19: Keeping veterinary teams healthy
Keep your veterinary team healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic with these recommendations and resources.
Caring for patients and interacting with clients during COVID-19
Find resources to help you care for veterinary patients and safely interact with clients during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 in humans
Learn about COVID-19 symptoms and how to prevent the spread of the disease in people.
Using telemedicine to help care for veterinary patients during COVID-19
With intensifying concern around COVID-19, using telemedicine has become an important way to protect and monitor the health of veterinary patients and…
SARS-CoV-2 in animals, including pets
Learn about how the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 affects animals, and how to keep pets safe during the pandemic.