Your search for 'Taxes' has returned 28 results
Senate bill would lift tax on veterinary loan repayment program
Bipartisan legislation introduced in the Senate July 21 proposes to eliminate taxes on government programs that encourage
Veterinary public health, tax elimination bills back before Congress
Congress has once again taken up legislation intended to increase the number of veterinarians trained in public health.
Horse slaughter defunded again
Once again, the federal government has taken action to prohibit the use of tax dollars to inspect U.S. horse slaughter facilities
Delivery of Veterinary Services by Not-for-Profit/Tax-Exempt Organizations
Veterinary not-for-profit and tax-exempt clinics and hospitals provide access to important medical and surgical services for animals owned by the…
April 2014 - The AVMA Advocate
Vet mobility act edges toward House floor; Prevent All Soring Tactics Act passes key Senate committee; Fairness to Pet Owners Act is reintroduced
March 2014 - AVMA Advocate
VMMA advances in the House; Alternative soring bill is introduced
The AVMA Advocate - January 2014
AVMA's monthly e-newsletter on federal legislation of importance to the veterinary profession and animal health and welfare.
Soring, antimicrobials, and layer hens
The AVMA Executive Board this June acted on a slate of federal legislation concerning veterinarians or animal health and welfare in a
Responsible horse ownership resources available
The Unwanted Horse Coalition has made available educational material aimed at solving the unwanted horse problem.
AVMA supports new lobbyist for Minor Use/Minor Species Coalition
The Executive Board has approved a one-time, $20,000 appropriation for partial support of a lobbyist
Early this March, 65 veterinary students participated in the 5th Annual AVMA/Student AVMA Legislative Visit hosted by the AVMA
Animal welfare, advocacy among conference workshop topics
AVMA staff members explained why the profession needs representation in government and how animal welfare policy is formed.
Ending life well
Pending guidance on depopulation and updated guidance on euthanasia acknowledge that decisions on animal death are difficult even for experts.
Another ballot initiative increases housing size for farm animals
As consumers demand to know more about the origin of their foods, the trend toward less-restrictive housing for farm animals has accelerated in recent…
Horse slaughter will continue despite new law
Federal law requires inspections of livestock before slaughter to ensure that the animals are treated humanely.
Evolving relations in Colorado
The Colorado VMA recently created a task force to foster collaboration between private practitioners and animal welfare organizations.
Competition or coexistence?
In the world of companion animal medicine, many private practitioners are worrying about competition from animal welfare organizations
Slow recovery after Hurricane Maria
People are leaving Dr. Elvin A. Reyes’ community in eastern Puerto Rico.
California considers animal abuser registry
In California, persons convicted of felony animal cruelty could soon share a dubious distinction with sex offenders and arsonists
Passion for people, horses drives AAEP president
Dr. R. Reynolds Cowles Jr. is passionate about a lot of things.
Cities banning retail sale of dogs, cats
A small but growing number of cities are banning the sale of dogs and cats at retail pet stores.
APHIS pulls welfare information from website
A recent decision by the Agriculture Department’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service to scrub Animal Care information from
Senate Committee Focuses on Extremist Groups
On May 18, the Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works held a hearing intended to address concerns regarding
State Advocacy Issue
Animal owners love their pets, and veterinarians love animals. But "guardian" is a legal term with significant legal implications and repercussions.