To provide a look at where and how often the AVMA has been mentioned in the media in the past week, the AVMA Media Relations Division has developed this weekly AVMA@Work blog series, “AVMA in the News,” showing the number of times AVMA appeared in the media, as well as a sampling of those hits.
We hope you find these reports informative. As always, we appreciate any questions or feedback you might have on our media relations efforts.
Sunday, March 16 – Saturday, March 22
Daily Average: 33.4
2014 High Avg.: 113.71 (week of January 5)
Notes: The surge in stories on Monday was due to wide distribution of a sponsored story from Zoetis that referenced AVMA’s summer pet care tips.
452 Veterinary Students Awarded $904,000 in Scholarships from Zoetis and American Veterinary Medical Foundation
. … According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), the average educational debt of a 2013 veterinary school graduate was $162,113—6.9% higher than it was in 2012—with more than half of the graduates accruing debt in excess of $150,000. Since its inception four years ago, the Zoetis Veterinary Student Scholarship program has awarded more than $3.6 million to more than 1,100 aspiring veterinarians through its partner, AVMF. …
How to prepare your pet for summer fun – and beyond
. … The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) provides important summertime pet care tips, including: …
Information about cataracts in pets
Culpeper Star Exponent (Va.)
. … The American Veterinary Medical Association, American Animal Hospital Association, and Virginia Veterinary Medical Association all publish guidelines recommending wellness examinations for all dogs over seven years of age. …
Facts about microchipping your pet
Las Cruces Sun-News (N.M.)
. … To remind pet owners to check and update their information, AAHA and the AVMA have established Aug. 15 as “Check the Chip Day.” Take a few minutes to check your information and update it if necessary, and you can rest easy that you’ve improved your chances of getting your pet back if it’s lost or stolen. …
Animal welfare for youth: Part 1 – what is animal welfare?
. … The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) defines animal welfare as: “a human responsibility that encompasses all aspects of animal well-being, including proper housing, management, nutrition, disease prevention and treatment, responsible care, human handling, and when necessary, humane euthanasia”. …