AVMA advocates for veterinary licensing in U.S. waters outside state Jurisdiction

Why is the AVMA advocating for this? The AVMA with guidance by its Aquatic Veterinary Medicine Committee wants to bridge a critical gap in the regulations and better protect, promote, and advance health and welfare of the farmed aquatic animals … read more >

Pet medication hearing: AVMA testimony strives to protect, advance veterinary interests

Dr. John de Jong, chair of the AVMA Board of Directors, addressed members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade Subcommittee Friday during a hearing about the pet medication industry. The hearing was live-streamed, and a recorded … read more >

DEA acknowledges veterinarians’ ability to practice across state lines

With President Barack Obama’s signing of the Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act in 2014, it became legal for veterinarians to carry controlled substances across state lines to provide complete medical care to patients outside their clinics. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration … read more >