Veterinarians: quiet contributors to nation's policy
Food safety, small-business tax relief, and animal well-being during air travel. The AVMA has had something to say to Congress on all these issues.
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Federal spending bill has good news for veterinarians
Congress passed a year-end spending package with good news for veterinarians across the profession.
Relief practice not just a temporary gig
Relief practice predates the gig economy and is a mainstay in veterinary medicine. According to AVMA data, relief veterinarians make up the largest…
USDA awards $7M for loan repayment to address shortage areas
The Department of Agriculture announced in late November that 74 food animal and public health veterinarians will receive educational loan assistance
Workforce shortages, drug availability among AVMA legislative priorities
The AVMA's legislative agenda for the 112th Congress has expanded to include initiatives ranging from the availability of antimicrobials
Sydenham attends to bovine business
Sydenham attends to bovine business Dr. Rod Syndenham Dr. Rod Sydenham considers Alberta, Canada the…
Clinic devises a novel approach to employees' child care conundrum
An all-female staff at a mixed animal practice in rural Texas had a problem.
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…
Avoiding the slippery slope of unethical behavior
The American Association of Equine Practitioners addressed the topic of ethics head-on at its annual convention this past
Technician shortage may be a problem of turnover instead
Low pay, and compassion fatigue and burnout, as well as lack of recognition and career advancement, remain ongoing concerns
Horse slaughter for human consumption faces hurdles
Decisions are expected in the near future regarding the slaughter of horses for human consumption in the United States
$2 million scholarship program announced
The American Veterinary Medical Foundation recently had lots of news to share about its new and ongoing initiatives. From the recently announced $2…
Growing demands raise doubts about APHIS' emergency response capability
finds government's animal health infrastructure in decline as risks growDespite