Veterinary wellness symposium in the works
Stress isn’t exclusive to the veterinary profession, but practitioners encounter plenty of taxing situations in their work
COVID-19 stimulus package signed into law
A sweeping COVID-19 relief package was approved by Congress and signed by the president Friday. Here are key provisions that matter to veterinary…
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…
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: 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 and wellbeing
Get tips and tools to protect your wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Scientists find a dog aggression–gut microbe link, Airvet and VSG partner together on telemedicine, and more
Student loan forgiveness and repayment programs
Devoting part or all of your career to public service, non-profit work, or rural practice can be a strategy to manage student debt.
Two USDA agencies to leave DC for Kansas City
Department of Agriculture leaders plan to relocate the bulk of two agencies from Washington, D.C., to the Kansas City region.
March 2014 - AVMA Advocate
VMMA advances in the House; Alternative soring bill is introduced
Major retrovirus study awarded $8.6 million
Experts at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine’s Center for Retrovirus Research are investigating retroviral forms
House call veterinary practice may not be new to the profession but has been almost exclusively confined to equine and large animal practice.
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.
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…
Passion for people, horses drives AAEP president
Dr. R. Reynolds Cowles Jr. is passionate about a lot of things.
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 head count
The 2012 Kentucky Equine Survey, released in early September, shows that the horse industry had a total economic