State & local practice and business issues
Find information on state laws related to veterinary practice and business, from patient records and taxes, to CE requirements and loan repayment.
IRS Regulations on Taxing Medical Devices FAQ
IRS released new regulations on taxing medical devices in December, 2012. Learn how they affect veterinarians and veterinary practices.
Exploring Veterinary Economics
Understand the economic issues facing veterinarians and veterinary medicine with this series of articles by AVMA Veterinary Economics Division staff.
Business laws and regulations
Understand the laws that govern your veterinary practice. They can include small business laws, tax requirements, liens, loan repayment, and more.
COVID-19: Paid leave exemptions for small business
Navigate COVID-19 paid leave requirements and what they mean for your veterinary practice.
COVID-19 social tools
Help share trustworthy information about COVID-19 and its effects on pets and the veterinary profession. Download these social media images, and share…
Communicating with veterinary teams and clients
Good communication during times of high stress is critical. Use these tools to be a trusted source of information for your veterinary team and…
Considerations for mobile and house call veterinarians during the COVID-19 pandemic
AVMA's recommendations apply to both small and large animal practice, and are based on proven techniques applied in many different disease outbreaks.
COVID-19: Communication creates business success
Having a strong line of communication with animal owners during and after the pandemic is critical.
Using telemedicine to help care for veterinary patients during COVID-19
With intensifying concern around COVID-19, using telemedicine has become an important way to protect and monitor the health of veterinary patients and…
COVID-19: Contract obligations, vendor payment, and renegotiation
Working with vendors and landlords to renegotiate contracts or defer payments can buy a veterinary practice time to get through the emergency.
Maintaining cash flow during COVID-19
Learn innovative strategies your veterinary practice can implement to maintain cashflow during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Animal services and temporary sheltering
When shelters receive animals from the home of a person with COVID-19, animal handling should address human health, animal health, and animal welfare…
COVID-19: Drug and medical supply impacts
Learn about the impacts of COVID-19 on veterinary drugs and medical supplies.
COVID-19: Keeping veterinary teams healthy
FInd guidance and best practices to keep veterinary team members healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Caring for patients and interacting with clients during COVID-19
Find resources to help you care for veterinary patients and safely interact with clients during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 business strategy and economic impact
Learn how COVID-19 has impacted veterinary practices and economics, and find resources to help your business during the 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…
COVID-19: Protecting your veterinary team during the pandemic
Veterinary employers and teams need protocols to protect the health and safety of team members and clients. This resource will help you develop and…
COVID-19: Tax provisions for veterinary small businesses
Learn about COVID-19 tax provisions for veterinary small business.
COVID-19: New paid leave requirements
Learn about paid leave requirements manded under COVID-19 legislation.
Interactive maps: COVID-19 and the veterinary profession
The following maps present different lenses to view the COVID-19 outbreak and its impact on veterinary medicine and veterinary professionals. They’re…
Triage: Determining when cases are urgent or non-urgent
These questions can help you determine whether an appointment can be postponed or if an in-person examination or treatment is necessary during the…
Guidance for managing veterinary employees with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 exposure or disease
See AVMA’s guidance for managing employees who have been exposed to or have contracted COVID-19—whether confirmed or suspected.
Practicing veterinary medicine during COVID-19
Learn about practicing veterinary medicine during COVID-19, including employer obligations and liability.