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Connecting animal and human health
The Animal Health Institute and CQ-Roll Call Group hosted a forum April 27 in Washington, D.C., meant to raise awareness about the
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.
Mahr calls for 'one health' initiative
Commission would merge human, veterinary medicine posted August 15, 2006 Dr. Roger K. Mahr told the AVMA House of Delegates convened in…
What do pets in New Mexico have to do with One Health?
President's Column: Dr. Mike Topper We know that not every household has adequate access to veterinary care on a consistent basis. We also know that a…
Study shines spotlight on neutering
Publication earlier this year of a study that found higher incidences of certain cancers and musculoskeletal disorders
AVMA's science-based, peer-reviewed literature reviews report what is known from literature and other verifiable data on specific animal health and…
The AlignCare starting line
The subsidized veterinary care system AlignCare, out of the Program for Pet Health Equity at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, is preparing to…
Veterinary care for all
Veterinary care for underserved populations was the central topic during the first Access to Veterinary Care Symposium, hosted by the Program for Pet…
Nominations open for 2020 AVMA awards
The nomination period is open for the following AVMA Excellence Awards for 2020.
Hope in Haiti
Dr. Max Millien, director of animal health with Haiti's Ministry of Agriculture, said assistance from foreign agencies
Observe Biomedical Research Awareness Day on April 19
Veterinarians play a key role in ensuring the health and welfare of all animals – including those used in research settings. On Thursday, April 19,…
Congratulations, AVMA award winners!
Awards honor veterinary excellence in all disciplines Congratulations to the 13 veterinarians, animal health professionals and animal lovers who have…
Advocating for horse welfare
The AVMA advocates on a variety of horse welfare issues. Learn about our top priorities and find out how you can help protect horses.
AVMA HOD approves new policy on responsible breeding of companion animals
At its 2017 Winter Session today, the AVMA House of Delegates (HOD) amended and approved a new policy on responsible breeding of companion animals.…
AVMA presents Excellence Awards for 2019
During AVMA Convention 2019 this August in Washington, D.C., a number of individuals received AVMA Excellence Awards for contributions in areas such…
Airlines can't ban service animals by breed, weight but can ban some species
The Department of Transportation says airlines cannot categorically exclude certain breeds of dogs or cats as service animals and cannot ban service…
Army Veterinary Corps gets new leader
Col. Steven Greiner will serve as the next chief of the Army Veterinary Corps.
Nominations open for AVMA awards
The nomination period is open for the following AVMA Excellence Awards and AVMA Excellence in Research Awards.
Report outlines barriers to accessing veterinary care, possible solutions
One out of four pet owners experiences barriers to obtaining veterinary care, and the primary obstacle for all pet owners seeking any type of care is…
New AVMA guidelines help veterinarians implement depopulation humanely
Humanely ending the lives of animals is one of the most difficult tasks for any veterinarian. During times of crisis or major catastrophe, emergency…
AVMA presents Excellence Awards
During AVMA Convention 2018 this July in Denver, a number of individuals received AVMA Excellence Awards for contributions in areas such as
$2.8M grant to aid access to veterinary care
AlignCare is a three-year project that will provide community-based financial support so selected families' pets can receive basic care from enrolled…
What we can do to ensure funding for important veterinary programs
It’s no secret that the U.S. government has a limited budget and that members of Congress must make difficult choices about how to spend it. Because…
Learn, help, get inspired: Applications open for next Reaching UP clinic
Are you interested in learning about and serving communities with limited access to veterinary care? Veterinarians and veterinary students can do both…
AVMA, United reach agreement on form for assistance animals
The AVMA, with support from the AVMA PLIT, took action when United Airlines announced a new policy requiring a veterinarian's