The latest episode of AVMA Now is available for viewing. Featuring important member updates from the AVMA, this week’s topics include member resources for reporting illegal pharmacy issues, scope of practice advocacy, and the 2013 AVMA Guidelines for the Euthanasia … read more
Good news! The long-awaited 2013 edition of the AVMA Guidelines for the Euthanasia of Animals has been published and it, together with an Executive Summary, can be accessed as a .pdf on the AVMA website. An e-reader-friendly version will be … read more
The fiscal year 2012 Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP) application cycle is underway. Veterinarians interested in applying for the program can review the eligibility criteria and access the application package on-line at www.nifa.usda.gov/vmlrp. Applications are due by Friday, June 15, … read more
Some people believe that neutrality in times of conflict and controversy can be a good thing. There are others who feel that assuming a position of neutrality exposes weakness, and that we must always take a side if we are … read more
Some of the misinterpretations in the media may have resulted from results that were erroneously posted on October 28 by the FDA. The FDA issued corrected numbers on October 31, and my statements are based on the corrected and final information.
Got any chickens as patients? Believe it or not, many more of us do, thanks to the growing trend of private chicken ownership. Whether it’s for their eggs or because people develop strong human-chicken bonds, chicken ownership is growing in … read more