World Rabies Day: ‘All for 1, One Health for All’
The theme of the 17th annual World Rabies Day, “All for 1, One Health for All,” highlights the need for collaboration and strengthening health systems…
Rabies prevention toolkit
Download free social media images to celebrate World Rabies Day and share important information about rabies and how veterinary teams protect both…
Rabies prevention toolkit
Bring science-based rabies prevention information to your community on World Rabies Day and year round.
Rabies remains a major concern worldwide, killing tens of thousands of people every year. These AVMA resources help veterinarians educate pet owners…
Rabies is almost invariably fatal for animals and humans. Vaccination of animals is a critical step in preventing infection and protecting public…
The VCPR: Why it needs to be established in person
The AVMA opposes a VCPR being established virtually because it creates serious risks for patient health and safety. Simply put, establishing the VCPR…
Eliminating dog-transmitted rabies
Global health organizations hope to eliminate rabies transmission from dogs to humans in the Americas within the next two years.
Annual rabies vaccination waiver
Waivers of rabies vaccination should only be issued with approval from the appropriate public health authorities upon recommendation from a licensed…
AVMA Answers: Rabies titers
Dr. Lynne White-Shim of the AVMA Scientific Activities Division, answers common questions about rabies
Running for rabies awareness
The U.S. Army's 64th Medical Detachment, Veterinary Services, organized runs in Iraq during September to mark World Rabies
Rabies prevention a worldwide effort
On Sept. 8, numerous professional organizations—including veterinary and public health authorities—industry partners
Rabies vaccine supply recovering
Rabies vaccine supplies in the U nited States have rebounded since May, when restrictions began for prophylaxis
Human rabies vaccine recalled
Pasteur has recalled four lots of IMOVAX rabies vaccine because of a potential public health threat.
Rabies control documents changed
The Executive Board has approved changes to various documents pertaining to rabies control.
Rabies control efforts funded
The Commodity Credit Corporation has transferred $5.4 million to the Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health
Intradermal rabies vaccine recalled
Individuals who might have been vaccinated with a subpotent, intradermal rabies vaccine should contact their health care provider.
Rabies liability: Is your practice protected?
On World Rabies Day, September 28, join AVMA Axon and the AVMA Trust for a live webinar outlining how to ensure your veterinary practice is legally…
Few rabies cases remain in Americas
Louise Taylor, PhD, said the effort to eliminate dog-transmitted rabies in humans in the Western Hemisphere has already saved thousands of lives.
CDC warns of flawed rabies certificates
Federal officials have warned that the U.S. could be seeing an increasing number of dogs entering the country without proper rabies vaccination.
Educational DVD promotes rabies prevention
The AVMA and the Global Alliance for Rabies Control have produced an educational DVD to promote rabies
Pets exposed to rabies during N.M. outbreak
More than 40 pets and livestock in southeastern New Mexico were euthanized because of exposure to rabid wild animals in late 2011 and early 2012,…
Rabies vaccine sales restrictions lifted
Health officials and suppliers are no longer restricting purchases of pre-exposure rabies vaccine from either of the nation's
Updated rabies vaccination certificate released
An updated rabies vaccination certificate is available from the National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians.
Human rabies vaccines temporarily limited
IMOVAX Rabies, a rabies vaccine manufactured by Sanofi Pasteur, will be temporarily unavailable for pre-exposure prophylaxis in the United
Model Rabies Control Ordinance revised
Executive Board revised the AVMA Model Rabies Control Ordinance to reflect the existence of vaccines for younger animals