What does the DEA’s final rule mean for veterinary practices?

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) final rule, published 9/9/2014 and effective 10/9/2014, will establish more options for the secure disposal of controlled substances by practitioners and their clients. This will benefit veterinarians, animal owners, and the environment alike by expanding … read more >

Proper disposal of controlled substances will become easier October 9th!

If the thought of having to dispose of controlled substances makes you cringe, you’re not alone. The good news is that the DEA has announced new regulations, establishing more options for the secure disposal of controlled substances by practitioners and … read more >

Join us at the AVMA Economic Summit

Are you a veterinary practice owner interested in learning how veterinary markets influence everyday business decisions and intelligence? Are you someone who wants a greater understanding of the markets for veterinary education, veterinarians and veterinary services? Are you a veterinary … read more >

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 >

Senators introduce new bill that places sweeping prescription mandate on veterinarians

By: Dr. Ashley Morgan, assistant director, Governmental Relations Division At the AVMA, we are displeased to see Sens. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) introduce a bill under the guise of saving consumers money on their pets’ medications. The … read more >