Companion Animal News

  • Introducing the Veterinary Business and Economic Forum

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    Join AVMA this fall for an interactive exploration of practical strategies to build your veterinary business and strengthen the profession economically.

  • AVMA COE updates emergency conditions policy

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    The AVMA Council on Education (COE) has updated its emergency conditions policy as well its policy governing how countries outside the United States and Canada license U.S. and Canadian graduates of COE-accredited colleges.

  • What do consumers want post-pandemic?

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    Wondering how consumers will respond after COVID-19 restrictions have lifted? You’re not alone. This recent survey offers a perspective from consumers nationwide.

  • Join us for a celebration of YOU

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    Members power everything the AVMA achieves. Member Appreciation Week, June 13-19, gives us all an opportunity to thank every colleague in our community. Join the fun!

  • New FDA guidance addresses medically important antimicrobials

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    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released new guidance to facilitate veterinary oversight of all animal antimicrobial drugs considered medically important in treating people.

  • Conserving pentobarbital in times of shortage

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    As a means to address the current shortage of pentobarbital euthanasia solutions and extend available supplies, veterinarians might consider combining the use of pentobarbital-containing euthanasia solutions with deep general anesthesia to perform in-clinic and in-home euthanasia.

  • Look what we’ve accomplished together

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    Together, AVMA members stepped up in 2020 to support those we serve and each other. The 2020 AVMA Annual Report highlights our collective achievements.

  • See CDC’s interim advice for safe clinic protocols

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    As COVID-19 safety restrictions ease at varying rates around the country, AVMA continues to work with the CDC to provide appropriate recommendations for veterinary practices.

  • Veterinary salary estimator gets an update

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    The AVMA’s veterinary salary estimator, which helps veterinary students and early-career veterinarians explore different employment scenarios and prepare for salary negotiations, has undergone a data update to make it even more helpful to the profession.

  • Pentobarbital back orders and potential alternatives

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    AVMA has received reports of short-term back orders of pentobarbital. While avenues to resolve are being explored, here are possible alternatives for euthanasia of dogs, cats, and other small companion animals.

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