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AVMA changes policies on abuse reporting, molting chickens, and cosmetic docking of lambs' tails

January 13, 2010

Schaumburg, Ill. -- The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Executive Board has approved changes recommended by its Animal Welfare Committee to policies on animal abuse and neglect reporting, as well as new guidelines for molting chickens, beak trimming and docking of lambs' tails.

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New year, lower fees for some AVMA members

January 10, 2010

Schaumburg, Ill. -- A new provision will allow some members to qualify for reduced membership fees in 2010.

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AVMA revises spay/neuter clinic guidelines

January 9, 2010

Schaumburg, Ill. -- In an attempt to clarify current standards of practice and simplify pain management terminology, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Executive Board has revised it guidelines for spay/neuter clinics.

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AVMA freezes staff salaries for 2010

January 7, 2010

AVMA staffers won't get a pay increase for the first time in more than a decade.

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Institute of Medicine commits to One Health study at summit

January 1, 2010

The crowning achievement at the One Health Commission's first summit was the decision that the Institute of Medicine will conduct a study to act as a road map for the organization

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Turning the tide: Bringing veterinarians back to the public animal welfare debate

January 1, 2010

Animal welfare leaders try to hash out a plan to reclaim their ground in the public arena

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AVMA reinstates funding for veterinary student leadership program

December 22, 2009

Schaumburg, Ill. -- Just three months after voting to slash funding for the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Veterinary Leadership Experience (VLE), AVMA board members decided to reinstate it for the next two years.

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2009 Year in Review

December 13, 2009

Over the course of a year, DVM Newsmagazine published hundreds of news stories about the veterinary profession and trends influencing it. This list and photo gallery chronicles events influencing your profession in 2009.

AVMA Executive Board to consider changes to its membership, House of Delegates term limits

December 7, 2009

Schaumberg, Ill. -- The president of the Student American Veterinary Medical Association (SAVMA) may soon be an official participant of American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Executive Board meetings instead of just an invited guest if a proposed bylaw amendment is approved by the Executive Board Jan. 9.

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