America’s Favorite Veterinarian contest canceled due to cyberbullying of contestants

This morning, the American Veterinary Medical Foundation decided, reluctantly, to halt its America’s Favorite Veterinarian Contest following a vicious cyber-bullying attack which disrupted and contaminated the final election process. Activists opposed to cat declawing “hijacked” the contest, resorting to cyber-bullying … read more >

Antimicrobial resistance trends: Improvement, but more work needed

The federal government’s latest report on antibiotic resistance, released last week, shows encouraging progress in battling drug-resistant strains of bacteria but also points to more work that is needed in this arena. The 2012-2013 National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) … read more >

AVMA-GRD externship application is now online

Calling all veterinary students interested in public policy—the application for the 2016 AVMA Governmental Relations Student Externship Program in Washington, D.C., is now online. The externship program pairs talented veterinary students with AVMA’s Governmental Relations Division (GRD) for an intense, four-week … read more >