AVMA advocacy efforts help secure funding for rural veterinarians

Because veterinarians play a critical role in protecting human and animal health, the AVMA is focused on addressing the persistent maldistribution of veterinarians in some rural areas. Our aim is to bolster veterinary care and strengthen public health throughout the … read more >

Grants help veterinarians provide needed services in designated shortage areas

For the seventh consecutive year, rural communities and the veterinarians that serve them will benefit from the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP), which provides student loan relief to veterinarians in areas with veterinary shortages. The AVMA has been a … 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 >