USDA awards $3.2M in 2022 to support rural veterinary services
A project at Michigan State University to train veterinary students and practicing veterinarians in honeybee medicine was among 20 recipients of a…
Honeybee medicine catching on with veterinarians
Five years since the Food and Drug Administration required beekeepers to have a veterinary order for antimicrobials, opportunities for veterinarians…
Veterinarians and beekeepers: An arranged marriage
Veterinarians are still working to gain the trust of beekeepers in the wake of a federal rule that went into effect in 2017 bringing veterinarians and…
Honeybees 101 for veterinarians
With the VFD rule and changes in FDA policy on antimicrobials, honeybees fall into veterinarians' purview, and you may be called on to treat them.
Resources on veterinary feed directives cover honeybees, aquaculture
The AVMA has produced new resources on veterinary feed directives, covering VFDs for honeybees and aquaculture.
PrimeBee, a vaccination method for honeybees and other pollinators, could protect the insects from bacterial diseases that can cause disastrous hive…
Federal directive brings veterinarians and beekeepers together
Over the years, veterinary medicine has paid little attention to honeybees, the only insect listed as a food-producing animal.
FDA seeks help limiting therapeutic durations
Federal drug authorities want help in defining therapeutic use durations for antimicrobials that are approved for use in livestock without
Environment chair sees strong veterinary connection
Dr. Karyn Bischoff chairs the AVMA Committee on Environmental Issues. She is a veterinary toxicologist and a senior
Animal Agriculture Liaison Committee
Animal Agriculture Liaison Committee description
Zero-day withdrawals reexamined
Food and Drug Administration authorities are reexamining "zero-day" withdrawal and milk discard times for drugs used in food animals.
AVMA members earn CE credit from free webinars
AVMA members who are looking to earn continuing education (CE) credit on your own schedule can do so by viewing free webinars on a wide range of…
STEPS to Determine Antibiotic Use in Food Animals
When recommending an antibiotic for a food-producing animal, veterinarians should follow these steps to determine if a VFD or prescription is needed.
20 ways to stand out in your new job
Want to stand out in your new job and make a great first impression? Try these fun and effective tips.
First new animal drug listed on MUMS Index
The Food and Drug Administration in March announced the first new animal drug granted to the Index of Legally Marketed Unapproved New Animal Drugs for…
AVMA encourages veterinarian-client-patient relationships in Internet prescribing and Web business
AVMA encourages veterinarian-client-patient relationships in Internet prescribing and Web business The policy that…
Abstracts invited for two international meetings
Organizers of two global veterinary meetings have issued calls for abstracts.
Obituaries in the January 15, 2021 Journal of the AVMA
Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) Basics
The FDA's Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) requires a veterinarian’s involvement when any medically important antibiotic is fed to a food animal…
Dr. Michael Q. Bailey Candidacy Statement
Candidacy statement submitted by Dr. Michael Q. Bailey, candidate for AVMA District II director
Antibiotic use is changing. Talk to your veterinarian.
Talk to a veterinarian about responsible use of antibiotics in animals. Veterinary oversight helps preserve antimicrobial effectiveness in fighting…
People to people
Veterinarians, veterinary students, veterinary technicians, and veterinary staff looking to bone up on how to treat backyard chickens or honeybees,…
Military veterinarians continue health and safety projects in Iraq
Training and infrastructure work aimed at improving agricultural industry posted October 1, 2008 U.S. military veterinarians are restoring…