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Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the benefits of animal vaccination programs in advancing animal and human health
Historically, immunization practices and vaccination protocols have contributed to significantly reduce the incidence of many life-threatening…
COVID-19: Resources for shelters, food animal veterinarians
Two new AVMA resources provide practical guidance for animal shelter personnel and food animal veterinarians during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Can veterinarians prevent the next pandemic?
The COVID-19 pandemic marks the third novel coronavirus outbreak of the 21st century. Unlike the viruses that cause severe acute respiratory syndrome…
Animal sentinels sounding the alert
Veterinarians are accustomed to protecting animal health, but in some instances, animals end up protecting human health.
Free-roaming abandoned and feral cats
The AVMA encourages and supports actions to eliminate the problem of free-roaming abandoned and feral cats. As a result of irresponsible societal…
AVMA revises policy on feral cats to encourage collaboration
The AVMA has revised its policy on “Free-roaming Abandoned and Feral Cats” to encourage collaboration among veterinarians, humane
Street medicine reaching pets of the homeless
Pets of the homeless and near homeless were the center of attention July 15 at AVMA Convention 2018 in Denver
New guidance for pets exposed to rabies
New guidance in this issue of the JAVMA advises that cats and dogs that are exposed to rabies and are overdue for a vaccine can
Veterinarians defy Hurricane Harvey
Hurricane Harvey dealt a blow to Texas, impacting small and large animals, urban and rural clinics.
Volunteer for Our Oath in Action projects
The American Veterinary Medical Foundation is seeking volunteers this fall for Our Oath in Action, a veterinary outreach program with