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AVMA leads broad coalition supporting Public Service Loan Forgiveness
More than 110 national and state animal health organizations have joined forces with the AVMA to urge Congress to preserve an important program that…
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
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.
WHO antimicrobial guidelines fall short of protecting human and animal health
The World Health Organization (WHO) released guidelines for antibiotic use this week that place unwarranted restrictions on the use of antibiotics…
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…
The Importance of Veterinarians in Food Safety
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) supports the United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service Public…
Veterinarian honored for work against dangerous pathogens
Lt. Cmdr. Ilana Schafer received the 2017 James H. Steele Veterinary Public Health Award in April at the 66th annual Epidemic Intelligence
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.
You can influence USDA’s research priorities
Veterinarians interested in animal health, animal welfare, and public health have an opportunity right now to influence federal research spending…
AVMA selects 2017-2018 fellows to serve as policy advisers in Congress
Whether we’re treating a sick pet, tending to a livestock animal or advising on public health or animal welfare, there’s no replacement for the…
WHO seeks end to antibiotic use without disease
Global health authorities are discouraging use of antimicrobials in food-producing animals in the absence of disease.
APHIS pulls welfare information from website
A recent decision by the Agriculture Department’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service to scrub Animal Care information from
Powdered glove ban takes effect
Federal health officials have banned powdered gloves intended for use in surgery or examinations as well as absorbable powders
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
Meritorious Service Award goes to Kaplan
The AVMA presented its Meritorious Service Award to Dr. Bruce Kaplan, a staunch advocate of the one-health concept, July 22 at AVMA Convention 2017.
National Academies of Practice accepts two veterinary fellows
The National Academies of Practice, an interdisciplinary organization of health care practitioners and scholars, held a March 17-18
Telemedicine is the use of medical information exchanged from one site to another via electronic communications regarding a patient's clinical health…
Atypical BSE found in Alabama cow
Health authorities found in July that an 11-year-old beef cow in Alabama had bovine spongiform encephalopathy, a degenerative prion disease.
AVMA names new class of congressional fellows
The AVMA in May announced that Drs. Radhika Gharpure, Matt Holland, and Mark Logan had been selected
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…
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,…
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.
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 fellows placed in congressional offices
The AVMA announced Oct. 12 that the veterinarians selected for the 2017-18 AVMA Fellowship Program have secured yearlong placements