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 >

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 >