Proposed prescription mandates are back – we need your help to stop them

It’s back – Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) has reintroduced prescription mandate legislation into Congress. Misleadingly named the “Fairness to Pet Owners Act” (H.R. 623), this legislation would force veterinarians to provide written copies of all prescriptions they issue for companion … read more >

Bill to increase veterinary services in rural areas is reintroduced

AVMA’s work to extend the veterinary loan forgiveness provided through the federal Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP) took a step forward last week, when legislation to increase funding available for grants through the program was reintroduced in Congress. The … read more >