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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.
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…
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.
USDA solicits nominations for veterinary shortage areas
The federal government's Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP) provides loan repayments to livestock and public health veterinarians who…
Seoul virus in the Midwest: ongoing investigation
The Illinois Department of Public Health reported on January 19 that a small number of people have been infected with the Seoul virus, a type of…
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.
World Veterinary Day highlights action against antimicrobial resistance
Saturday is World Veterinary Day, an annual celebration coordinated by the World Veterinary Association and the World Organization for Animal Health…
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.
Congratulations, AVMA award winners!
Awards honor veterinary excellence in all disciplines Congratulations to the 13 veterinarians, animal health professionals and animal lovers who have…
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.…
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
Five chosen for councils, committee
The AVMA House of Delegates elected four council members in January 2017, while the AVMA Board of Directors appointed one committee