How to reduce waste while complying with the VFD rule

With the federal government’s Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) rule set to take effect January 1, 2017, one question that we’ve heard from AVMA members is how veterinarians should advise clients who expect to have extra supplies of over-the-counter antibiotics and … read more >

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 >

Comment by July 31: USP’s draft new chapter on hazardous drugs

The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP), which is a scientific, nonprofit organization that sets various standards for medicines, food ingredients, and dietary supplements worldwide, seeks comments from the veterinary profession on a draft new chapter, <800> Hazardous Drugs—Handling in Healthcare Settings, … read more >