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Veterinary opportunities in CDC public health training programs
The AVMA supports the continued participation of veterinarians in CDC’s public health training programs.
Public Health and Regulatory Veterinary Medicine Continuing Education
Veterinary medicine is the only profession that routinely operates at the interface of human and animal health.
AVMA Public Service Award
This award honors an AVMA member veterinarian for outstanding public service or unusual contributions to public health and regulatory veterinary…
Compendium of measures to prevent disease associated with animals in public settings
The AVMA endorses 2017 Compendium of Measures to Prevent Disease Associated with Animals in Public Settings promulgated by the NASPHV
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…
Addressing the role of veterinary medicine in human health care following catastrophes involving mass human casualty
Veterinarians are increasingly serving an integral role in emergency and disaster response and management.
Training in foreign and emerging animal diseases
To protect public health, animal health, and food production, it is essential that all veterinarians are adequately prepared to recognize foreign…
West Nile outbreak on track to being worst in US history
By early September, public health officials had declared this year’s outbreak of West Nile was shaping up to be the worst since the flavivirus
Spreading the one-health concept
A movement is promoting the one-health concept—that human, animal, and ecosystem health intertwine to make one health
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…
The role of the veterinary profession in national, state, and local emergencies
The AVMA strongly recommends that emergency management organizations include veterinarians in the planning process and response operations. The…
Military veterinary treatment facilities (VTF) policy
Army veterinarians provide health care for government-owned animals and for animals of individuals authorized military privileges, with an emphasis on
Zoonotic disease education
The AVMA strongly supports zoonotic disease education programs targeted to physicians, allied health professionals, veterinarians, and other
Wildlife, trade, susceptibility amplify food risks
Domestic and wild sources of food, along with global trade, carry microbial risks to humans, and global health professionals are trying to
AVMA endorses the 2016 Compendium of Animal Rabies Prevention and Control developed by the NASPHV.
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…
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…
Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies
Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) are important diseases of animals and humans worldwide. The AVMA encourages dissemination…
Putting the science into science-based medicine
Texas A&M University professor Dr. Noah D. Cohen shared with equine practitioners how they can use epidemiologic principles and findings
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.
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.
Updated September 7, 2012 Photo courtesy of CDC The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have reported that since August 2011,…