Animal Health SmartBrief


  • Pet ownership is on the rise

    AVMA study provides economic insights & data to drive veterinary care conversations Pet ownership is on the rise in the United States, with dogs leading the way and large gains among less traditional pets like poultry and lizards, according to … -More-

  • Economic update: Good news on jobs & salaries

    Summit explores what it means for veterinarians The second-longest U.S. bull market since 1929 has brought more employment options for veterinarians and increased starting salaries for new graduates. That was some of the good news discussed during the AVMA Economic … -More-

  • Help for California wildfire victims

    Like others across the nation, AVMA members are horrified by the images of raging wildfires in California. Communities are being destroyed, lives lost, and livelihoods disrupted. Our hearts go out to all who are in the path of the fires … -More-

  • Antibiotic Awareness Week: New and updated resources for veterinarians

    Antibiotics and other antimicrobials are critical tools to fight disease in both animals and people. Because veterinarians work at the intersection of animal and public health, we serve as stewards to protect the effectiveness of these important drugs. This week … -More-

  • What do the election results mean for veterinarians?

    Last night, Democrats took control of the U.S. House of Representatives, and Republicans maintained control of the U.S. Senate. As with any change of political power, the fresh faces in Congress will bring a new agenda. What will it mean … -More-