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State Veterinary Medical Associations

WVMA authors welfare principles for large animals

April 2, 2008

Madison, Wis. - 4/2/08 - The Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association (WVMA) plans to release guiding principles for large-animal welfare, pending review by the group's Animal Welfare Committee and the Executive Board's final approval in June.

Source: DVM360 MAGAZINE

CVMA backs move to counter declaw ban

April 1, 2008

Sacramento, Calif. — West Hollywood City Council promises to fight California Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA)-backed legislation that would bar local governments from criminalizing state regulated and sanctioned procedures.

Source: DVM360 MAGAZINE

Power play: CVMA aims to reel in board authority; rebuttal planned

April 1, 2008

Sacramento, Calif. — Longstanding disputes between the California Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) and California Veterinary Medical Board (CVMB) came to a head last month, with the introduction of a bill designed to curb the power of regulators.

Source: DVM360 MAGAZINE

PVMA honors Obenski for column

April 1, 2008

Hershey, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association (PVMA) honored Dr. Michael A. Obenski with the association's 2007 Dr. A. Wayne Mountan Memorial Media Award.

Source: DVM360 MAGAZINE

IVMA neutral on state fee for pharmaceutical firms

March 1, 2008

Kuna, Idaho — Estimates of how much revenue the state might receive from a proposed annual fee for veterinary pharmaceutical firms in Idaho could be inflated by as much as double, according to the Idaho Veterinary Medical Association (IVMA), which is taking a neutral stand on the measure.

Source: DVM360 MAGAZINE

CVMA insurance broker to offer health coverage

March 1, 2008

Sacramento, Calif. — The California Veterinary Medical Association's (CVMA) Veterinary Insurance Service Co. (VISC) plans to roll out individual and small-group health-care coverage by April.

CVMA insurance program to offer group health coverage

February 5, 2008

The California Veterinary Medical Association's (CVMA) Veterinary Insurance Service Company (VISC) plans to roll out individual and small-group health care coverage by April.

Source: DVM360 MAGAZINE

OVMA mulls facility ownership

January 1, 2008

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma Veterinary Medical Association (OVMA) leaders want members' feedback concerning whether the group should purchase its own building.

Source: DVM360 MAGAZINE

Lawsuit, injunction muddy CVMA insurance plans

January 1, 2008

Sacramento, Calif. — The California Veterinary Medical Association's (CVMA) former insurance broker is accusing the group and an ex-executive of using confidential documents in a "scheme" to start its own insurance business.

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