Companion animal spay-neuter programs
Guidelines for veterinarians who participate in companion animal spay-neuter programs.
Lessons to be learned from relationships between nonprofits, veterinary clinics
Nonprofit entities have delivered subsidized veterinary care for years, often through spay-neuter clinics.
Legislative priorities identified
The Executive Board approved several recommendations from its Legislative Advisory Committee regarding bills in the 111th Congress.
Limited availability expected for horse joint drug
A drug used to treat joint dysfunction and lameness in horses is expected to be in short supply or unavailable during factory
Study looks at how veterinarians cope with patient death
A study has looked at the stated thoughts and reactions of veterinarians who work in shelters and spay-neuter clinics
Board freezes AVMA staff salaries in 2010
No member of the AVMA community is immune to today's troubled economic times, including AVMA staff.
Pet insurance company donates $1 million to MAF campaign
Pets Best Insurance has pledged $1 million to the Morris Animal Foundation's Canine Cancer Campaign.
Board revises guidelines for spay/neuter clinics
The AVMA Executive Board approved renaming and revising the "Guidelines for Veterinarians Participating in Spay/Neuter
'We do one thing, and one thing only'
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals' Spay/Neuter Alliance is working to reduce the number of unwanted animals by
AVMA gives its approval of stamp
By issuing spay/neuter stamps, the USPS is doing its part to promote humane and responsible pet care
The track to AAEP presidency
Dr. Douglas G. Corey spent many summers in his youth driving a wheat combine, hauling hay, building fences, and performing many other chores required…
Board opposes APHA resolution against nontherapeutic antimicrobial use in food animals
Dr. Tennyson noted the Association's recognition that antimicrobial resistance is an important problem in human medicine.
Education council schedules site visits
The AVMA Council on Education has scheduled site visits to 12 schools and colleges of veterinary medicine for 2015.
Humane Alliance opens spay-neuter training center
Humane Alliance in Asheville, North Carolina, opened its new spay-neuter training center to help continue spreading its model for high-quality
Brachycephalic dogs more likely than others to die during air transport
Brachycephalic dog breeds such as Bulldogs and Pugs represented about half the dogs that died during transport as cargo by U.S.
Spayathon for Puerto Rico
Spayathon for Puerto Rico is a high-quality, high-volume spay-neuter campaign addressing the U.S. commonwealth’s stray animal problem after Hurricane…
Animal Welfare - JAVMA News Stories
AVMA: Mandatory spay/neuter a bad idea (May 15, 2009) AVMA, USDA react to footage of cattle mistreatment (August 1, 2008) Center takes integrated…
Pediatric spay/neuter of dogs and cats
The AVMA supports the concept of pediatric spay/neuter in dogs and cats in an effort to reduce the number of unwanted animals of these species.
Animal rights groups pressure European lawmakers
As Germany amends constitution to recognize animals, the European Union and England review animal welfare laws
AVMA: Mandatory spay/neuter a bad idea
The Animal Welfare Committee recommended the changes to the policy, which reads, in part, as follows: "The AVMA does not support regulations or…