Monthly Archive: May 2020
Tests conducted by the USDA National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL) were unable to verify SARS-CoV-2 infection in a pet Pug in North Carolina.
On May 13, the AVMA hosted an educational briefing for Capitol Hill staff on recognizing and managing pain in farm animals.
The United States Pharmacopeia (USP) voted to develop and revise compounding standards based on input from healthcare professionals, including veterinarians. We look forward to continued collaboration with USP as pharmaceutical standards applicable to veterinary medicine are developed with veterinary involvement.
A large-scale AVMA survey of veterinary practices revealed the broad impact of COVID-19, including the most common operational changes and precautionary measures implemented due to the virus.
This week, the Healthy Dog Importation Act was introduced in Congress to ensure that all dogs entering the country are healthy and not at risk to spread dangerous diseases that could adversely impact animal and public health.
This week, the Small Business Administration (SBA) released the long-awaited Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness application.
Donations needed for a new AVMF grant program for veterinary technicians and veterinary assistants after initial program funds were exhausted in just hours.
On May 12, the House Majority released a COVID-19 stimulus package called the “Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act,” or the HEROES Act. The bill contains several provisions of interest to veterinary medicine and supports numerous priorities championed…
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a reminder that self-care is critically important to address the stresses and disappointments stemming from COVID-19. Here are practical tips and strategies.
The AVMA is the first veterinary organization in the nation to join the National Academy of Medicine in pledging to reduce burnout and promote wellbeing among clinicians