One Health Commission, EPA launch pet health survey
The One Health Commission and the Environmental Protection Agency are working together on the National Pet Health Survey
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…
AVMA, pediatrics academy collaborate toward one health
The AVMA and American Academy of Pediatrics adopted a joint statement, “The Value of Professional Collaboration in Protecting the
USDA awards $7M for loan repayment to address shortage areas
The Department of Agriculture announced in late November that 74 food animal and public health veterinarians will receive educational loan assistance
Idaho finds plague in domestic cats
The Idaho Division of Public Health identified Yersinia pestis, the bacterium that causes plague, in six domestic cats in mid-2016.
Policy spells out reasons for vaccination and following labeling
Recognizing an aversion to vaccination among some members of the public and concerned that some veterinarians are advocating dosing of vaccines that
One-health visionary receives AVMA Award
Dr. Roger K. Mahr proposed initiative that led to One Health Commission
Guidance issued on Ebola exposure in pets
The AVMA and partners issued guidance for health officials on handling the pets of people exposed to the Ebola virus.
The heated topic of raw milk
Unpasteurized milk has found a niche, with devoted followers hyping its taste and purported health benefits.
Conference charts one-health approach to addressing obesity in pets, people
A recent conference charted a one-health approach to addressing obesity in pets and people
Guidance on Ebola and pets offers background, protocols
If or when another dog owner in the United States becomes ill with Ebola, health officials will be able to turn to recommendations
Partnership to promote preventive care for pets
The decline in the frequency of veterinary visits for cats and dogs in the United States is posing a risk to pet health, according to
Hope in Haiti
Dr. Max Millien, director of animal health with Haiti's Ministry of Agriculture, said assistance from foreign agencies
Nominations open for 2020 AVMA awards
The nomination period is open for the following AVMA Excellence Awards for 2020.
Nominations open for AVMA awards
The nomination period is open for the following AVMA Excellence Awards and AVMA Excellence in Research Awards.
Model practice act goes before HOD again
The AVMA House of Delegates will consider revisions to the AVMA Model Veterinary Practice Act and two policies on antimicrobials
The AVMF gives $10,000 to Nebraska VMA for flood relief, PetSmart Charities is offering grants to improve access to care, and
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
USDA recruiting for slaughter inspection
The Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service posted flyers everywhere at AVMA Convention 2017, this past July in Indianapolis,…
Annual rabies vaccination waiver
AVMA recognizes some animals might require a waiver from mandated rabies vaccination because the vaccination may endanger the animal's life or a…
AVMA recognizes excellence in veterinary medicine
During AVMA Convention 2017 this July in Indianapolis, the AVMA bestowed awards to recognize excellence in veterinary medicine.
Nominations open for AVMA Excellence Awards
The nomination period for the following AVMA Excellence Awards is now open.
Cat transmits TB to humans in UK
Two United Kingdom residents developed tuberculosis after contact with a domesticated cat infected with Mycobacterium bovis
WSAVA takes on brachycephaly, dentistry, dog and cat meat trade
The World Small Animal Veterinary Association has focused attention on the issues facing brachycephalic dogs, released global guidelines
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