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.
Tuberculosis Eradication in Cattle and Cervids
The AVMA encourages the USDA to continue to partner with state animal health officials, federal and state animal public health officials, the cattle…
Vital funding for lab network added to Farm Bill
Legislation authorizing what the AVMA believes to be much-needed funding for a national laboratory network safeguarding animal and
As CWD spreads in cervids, states also monitor humans
As a fatal, infectious neurologic disease has spread in deer and elk, researchers want to make sure it can't affect humans.
Foot and mouth disease
Foot-and-mouth disease, widely known as FMD, is a severe, highly contagious viral disease and a worldwide concern.
AAVMC recognizes excellence in academic veterinary medicine
The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges recognized the 2016 recipients of five awards during its Annual Conference March 4-6
Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies
Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) are important diseases of animals and humans worldwide. The AVMA encourages dissemination…
1955 - 1965
The late 1950s and early 1960s saw a flurry of technological and sociological changes in the United States.
Recent gene-editing technologies are being used to create mice that model human genetic diseases, Holstein cattle lacking horns, and
Animal Disease Traceability
The Animal Disease Traceability (ADT) Rule, which took effect in March 2013, establishes minimum national official identification and documentation…