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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.
Considerations for food animal veterinarians during the COVID-19 pandemic
It’s critical to actively incorporate preventive measures into facility visits to decrease the risk of infection for veterinarians, staff members, and…
African swine fever help, Pet Dental Health Month, pets in one health
Veterinarian notification of violative residues in foods of animal origin
The AVMA supports a safe, abundant, and wholesome food supply raised in an environment that enhances public health and animal wellbeing.
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.
1965 - 1975
The period of 1965-1975 could be characterized as a time when part of the foundation for the present-day one-health initiative was laid,
Combating African swine fever
Swine veterinarians and pork producers are actively working with state and federal officials to combat African swine fever. They can’t do it alone.…
H3N1 poses risks for people, pigs
H3N1 influenza strains recently seen in U.S. swine could pose risks for people and pigs, according to federal animal health authorities.
African swine fever
African swine fever is a severe viral disease affecting domestic and wild pigs. Prevention is key to keeping pigs safe from it.
The AVMA supports the USDA/APHIS definition of feral swine as: "Swine that have lived all (wild) or any part (feral) of their lives free-roaming".
Ports of entry, feed ingredients key in fight against deadly swine virus
Imported animal feed can carry African swine fever virus and other pathogens devastating to swine herds.
Governments coordinate against swine fever
North American agriculture leaders are coordinating plans to keep swine safe from a deadly disease in China and Europe.
U.S. braces for African swine fever
As another virus deadly to swine spreads in Asia, swine veterinarians across North America are trying to identify any remaining flaws in their…
Incoming AASV director has history fighting disease
The new executive director of the American Association of Swine Veterinarians has fought animal disease since he started his career 30 years ago.
U.S. watches, prepares for African swine fever
A disease deadly to pigs has spread to at least 29 locations in China.
Foot and mouth disease
Foot-and-mouth disease, widely known as FMD, is a severe, highly contagious viral disease and a worldwide concern.
Livestock identification and animal traceability
The AVMA believes that permanent, unique identification of animals and premises is essential for tracing origin and destination of all livestock,
Guide available for porcine circovirus-associated disease
The American Association of Swine Veterinarians and the National Pork Board have collaborated to create
AVMA Response to the FDA Extralabel Drug Use Order of Prohibition
Formal title: Docket Number [FDA-2008-N-0326] New Animal Drugs; Cephalosporin Drugs; Extralabel Animal Drug Use; Order of Prohibition The Food and…
Doing what is best for pigs
Dr. Alejandro “Alex” Ramirez said swine veterinarians remind one another that doing what is best for pigs is their top priority.
Antibiotic use is changing. Talk to your veterinarian.
Talk to a veterinarian about responsible use of antibiotics in animals. Veterinary oversight helps preserve antimicrobial effectiveness in fighting…
Recommendations for Risk Management at Swine Exhibitions and for Show Pigs
May 18, 2009 A group of industry stakeholders facilitated by National Pork Board staff that included representatives from the National Association of…
Review finds U.S. animal disease control system adequate, but needing improvement
A review of the nation's ability to protect livestock and poultry against foreign animal diseases describes the state of disease