Latest Student American Veterinary Medical Association Stories

2010-09-24 15:02:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When the first veterinary medical college opened in Lyon, France, 250 years ago, one had to already be a physician to even qualify to study for a degree in veterinary medicine.

2010-07-29 09:38:00

ATLANTA, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 9,000 veterinary professionals and their guests are arriving in Atlanta for the American Veterinary Medical Association's (AVMA) annual convention at the Georgia World Congress Center. The convention runs from July 31 - Aug.

2010-07-14 17:07:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) today cautioned against federal bans on the judicious use of antimicrobials in animal agriculture. Testifying before members of the U.S.

2010-04-20 14:14:00

WASHINGTON, April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) today applauded the United States Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) for publishing the final rule for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP).

2010-03-29 15:42:00

WASHINGTON, March 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's largest veterinary association briefed Congress today on the uses of antibiotics and how they help protect animal health, providing in-depth scientific information on the necessity of antibiotic use for preventing and treating disease in companion animals and livestock. Two educational sessions were held by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) with honorary hosts Rep.

2010-03-09 15:44:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and WebMD have teamed up to launch a pet health community called the Pet Health Exchange.

2010-03-09 09:49:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recent decision by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to scrap a national animal identification system could seriously hinder U.S.

2010-03-09 08:41:00

WASHINGTON, March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has posted its most recent membership data on www.avma.org, revealing a number of interesting trends in veterinary medicine and pet care. For example, new AVMA data shows that veterinarians are increasingly seeking board certification as specialists, a trend that is in direct response to a demand for a higher level of care by pet owners.

2010-01-20 15:47:00


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