Animal Health SmartBrief
- Veterinarians use camera to capture heart rate from afar
Filming animals with a high-resolution camera enabled veterinarians to monitor the heart and respiratory rates of giant panda -More-
- Spreading CWD raises specter of universal infection
As chronic wasting disease spreads in deer herds and the prions that cause it get distributed throughout the ecosystem, nearl -More-
- AVMA delegates OK policies on cribbing, microchipping
The AVMA House of Delegates approved a policy condemning the use of hog rings or similar devices to prevent crib biting or wi -More-
- Merck introduces pneumonia vaccine for bovine calves
A new intranasal vaccine from Merck Animal Health protects young beef and dairy cattle from infectious bovine rhinotracheitis -More-
- Application periods opening for AVMF scholarships
- FDA grants AVMA request to extend comments on compounding from bulk drugs
The extension means AVMA members have until April 20 to provide feedback to inform the AVMA's formal comments on the proposal.
- Your donations are making a positive impact in Australia
Australian veterinarians tell us in conversations and emails that they’re immensely grateful for the outpouring of generosity and want you to know how the donations are helping.
- Policies up for review: Your input needed
AVMA policy is powered by AVMA members. The review process for eight policies is starting, and the volunteer groups that conduct the review are looking to you for guidance.
- AVMA and partners host congressional briefings on One Health
The One Health concept gained ground in Washington when the AVMA and other groups hosted a pair of Capitol Hill briefings on its importance in protecting animal and public health.
- AVMA asks FDA to extend comment period on animal drug compounding
We asked the agency to clarify its latest proposal to regulate animal drug compounding from bulk substances, and allow at least a 120-day extension for commenting on the proposal.