AVMA launches new resources on animal transport and travel

Collectively, people move hundreds of thousands of animals from one place to another across the nation and around the world every day. To help reduce risks posed to animals, people, and ecosystems by such travel, countries, territories, states, and even … read more >

AVMA invites submission of abstracts for animal welfare symposium

The AVMA invites you to submit abstracts for its 2014 AVMA Animal Welfare Symposium. Humane Endings: In Search of Best Practices for Euthanasia, Humane Slaughter and the Depopulation of Animals will be held Nov. 2-5, 2014, in suburban Chicago. While … read more >

Aquatic Veterinary Educational Grants for veterinary students & recent graduates – applications close April 30, 2014

Are you a student or a recently graduated veterinarian interested in finding out what aquatic veterinary medicine is all about or expanding your professional skills with aquatic animals? The World Aquatic Veterinary Medical Association, in collaboration with the American Veterinary … read more >

FDA’s Resources for Aquatic Veterinarians – “Ins-and-Outs” of Extra-Label Drug Use and other Aquatic Veterinary Drugs

As a practicing aquatic veterinarian, you’ve likely utilized a drug in an extra-label manner. But you might be wondering, “What kind of use is actually considered “extra-label?” “What gives me the legal ability to use and prescribe extralabel drugs?” or … read more >

AVMA-hosted Webinar – New Canadian Aquatic Veterinary Import Requirements

To help veterinarians understand new Canadian regulations for importing farm-raised live aquatic animals into Canada, the AVMA will host a webinar this Thursday, June 20, for USDA-APHIS National Center for Import & Export staff to explain the requirements.  Registration is … read more >