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.
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…
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…
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…
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.
Scientists find a dog aggression–gut microbe link, Airvet and VSG partner together on telemedicine, and more
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…
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
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…
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 head count
The 2012 Kentucky Equine Survey, released in early September, shows that the horse industry had a total economic