AVMA Supports Proposed NIOSH Study

In a discussion with the CDC’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), the AVMA learned of a study that the agency is proposing and that should benefit the veterinary profession.  If approved, the study will involve working with … read more >

Journal, Veterinary Career Center Join Forces to Enhance Employment Opportunities

The market leaders in veterinary employment advertising are joining forces to provide the ultimate resource for both hiring companies and job seekers.  Starting January 1, 2013, JAVMA’s Job Classifieds section will be available on AVMA’s Veterinary Career Center. This integration … read more >

Work-Life Balance: Enjoy the Ride!

I am always amazed at the “coincidental” timing of things in my life.  The more I see it happening, the less I think it’s truly coincidence, but that’s a discussion for another day.  Last week I was planning to write … read more >

Changes Approved to Model Act; Comments Sought on VCPR Definition

The AVMA House of Delegates recently approved several revisions to the association’s Model Veterinary Practice Act, a document routinely used by state legislators and regulatory bodies for guidance on appropriate oversight of veterinary medicine. A special task force reviewed extensive … read more >

AVMA Approves Changes to Model Act; Invites Comment on VCPR Definition

On January 7, the AVMA House of Delegates approved several revisions to the association’s Model Veterinary Practice Act, a document routinely used by state legislators and regulatory bodies for guidance on appropriate oversight of veterinary medicine. A special task force … read more >

Webinars Explore AAHA-AVMA Pet Healthcare Guidelines

The good news is that there have never been so many pets in our homes, providing families endless hours of joy and companionship. Our pets also benefit from the best veterinary doctors and technology ever available. Sadly, though, evidence shows … read more >

Task Force Releases Proposed Revisions of AVMA Model Veterinary Practice Act

A special task force has drafted proposed revisions to the AVMA Model Veterinary Practice Act, after receiving about 1,000 comments from AVMA members and the public earlier this year. Proposed changes include additional recognition of  veterinary technician credentialing, clarifications of  “direct” and “indirect” … read more >