Government fees and taxes on veterinary products and services
Government fees and taxes on veterinary products and services result in additional costs to treat animals.
COVID-19 impact on veterinary practices
Veterinary practices have pivoted quickly under COVID-19 to ensure patients continue receiving essential veterinary care while enacting new safety…
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…
In-depth SARS-CoV-2 animal infection report
Read an in-depth summary of reports of naturally acquired SARS-CoV-2 infections in domestic animals and farmed or captive wildlife.
Testing animals for SARS-CoV-2
The AVMA does not recommend routine testing of animals for COVID-19. Because the situation is ever-evolving, public and animal health officials may…
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…
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…
Considerations for equine veterinarians during the COVID-19 pandemic
It’s critical for equine veterinarians to actively incorporate preventive measures during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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…
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: Communication creates business success
Having a strong line of communication with animal owners during and after the pandemic is critical.
COVID-19 update emailed to AVMA members
AVMA is committed to provide useful guidance and reliable, factual information to help the veterinary community, veterinary practices, clients and…
SARS-CoV-2 in animals
Learn about how the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 affects animals, and how to keep pets safe during the pandemic.
Rural veterinary care
AVMA is a leading supporter of federal legislation and policies to improve rural America's access to livestock and public health veterinarians by…
USDA solicits nominations for veterinary shortage areas
The federal government's Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP) provides loan repayments to livestock and public health veterinarians who…