Congressional action could help alleviate – or worsen – veterinary student debt

Student debt is a primary concern across the veterinary profession. While there is no simple fix for this complex issue, Congress has several opportunities to take actions that could help alleviate the burden of student debt for veterinarians. Dr. Kent … read more >

At the heart of it all: AVMA Board of Directors meeting update

By: Dr. Michael Whitehair, Board of Directors Chair; Dr. Michael Topper, AVMA President; Dr. Douglas Kratt, House Advisory Committee Chair; Dr. Janet Donlin, AVMA Executive Vice President Whether the topics were related to the AVMA’s budget, our advocacy efforts on … read more >

WHO antimicrobial guidelines fall short of protecting human and animal health

The World Health Organization (WHO) released guidelines for antibiotic use this week that place unwarranted restrictions on the use of antibiotics that are needed to protect animal health and safeguard the nation’s food supply. Furthermore, these restrictions are based, in … read more >