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ACVPM Exam Application Period Now Open
July 22, 2020 —  [Practice]
The American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine (ACVPM) seeks new Diplomates to join some of the most distinguished veterinary professionals in preventive medicine and public health at...
Applying for the ACVPM Exam: Video Available
June 9, 2020 —  [Practice]
Do you have at least 4 years’ experience and knowledge in the area of veterinary preventive medicine? Looking for an avenue to further your professional career? Have a personal goal of learning...
New COVID-19 Resources for Swine Veterinarians
April 15, 2020 —  [Practice]
AASV continues to add resources to the COVID-19 swine veterinarian resource page. The webpage is updated frequently. Recently added resources include Animal welfare considerations and crisis...
State-by-State Veterinary Board Actions During Pandemic
March 26, 2020 —  [Practice]
The American Association of State Veterinary Boards is compiling a list of states/provinces that have modified their CE requirements, telehealth rules, or made any other special action or...
Veterinarians Urged to Conserve PPE
March 18, 2020 —  [Practice]
The following important information regarding COVID-19 was e-mailed by AVMA the evening of March 18, 2020. Today we had a call with the US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, who expressed his...
5 Steps to Build Your Own Emergency Operations Center
January 29, 2020 —  [Practice]
When it comes to preparing for an on-farm emergency, experts say you can't rely solely on other people to mitigate the problem. [Source: Farm Journal's Pork 23 Jan 2020, by Jennifer Shike] "Most...
"My Veterinary Life" Podcast: Learn from Your Peers
December 21, 2019 —  [Practice]
Need some inspirational podcasts to fill up that holiday travel time? Tune in to AVMA's "My Veterinary Life" podcast series for inspiring stories from your colleagues across the veterinary...
USDA NIFA Accepting Nominations for Veterinary Service Shortage Situations
September 30, 2019 —  [Practice]
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture is currently
Webinar -- Needle Know How
November 21, 2018 —  [Practice]
On November 28, 2018, the National Pork Board will host an hour-long webinar on proper needle use. Three speakers from various segments of the swine industry will enlighten producers, caretakers and...
Webinar -- Needle Know How
November 8, 2018 —  [Practice]
On November 28, 2018, the National Pork Board will host an hour-long webinar on proper needle use. Three speakers from various segments of the swine industry will enlighten producers, caretakers and...
New Brachyspira Diagnostic Method Expected in 2019
May 2, 2018 —  [Practice]
Scientists with the Western College of Veterinary Medicine hope to make a new diagnostic method for identifying Brachyspira more generally available in 2019. Scientists with the University of...
AVMA, AAVMC form Veterinary Futures Commission
April 25, 2018 —  [Practice]
A Veterinary Futures Commission has been established by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC). [Source: AVMA Press...
PAACO Swine Welfare Auditor Course – 3 Spots Left
March 28, 2018 —  [Practice]
The On Farm Swine Welfare Auditor Course conducted by the Professional Animal Auditor Certification Organization (PAACO) is the certification course to train potential swine farm auditors using the...

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Category abbreviations: AASV=Membership information, announcements, and other information from the American Association of Swine Veterinarians; Abs.=Abstracts from journal articles of general interest to swine veterinarians.; ALERT=Used to create email alerts; An.H.=Animal Health; Conf.=Conference announcements and other continuing education opportunities; FAD="Foreign" Animal Disease and other news most significant to regions outside of North America.; Food=Food Safety; Gov.=Information about legislation, regulations, and rulemaking that may affect the swine industry or swine veterinarians.; Hum.H.=Human health; Ind.=News from the pork industry, including NPPC and Pork Board activities.; International=Information regarding swine health and production internationally.; Jobs=Position announcements, primarily seeking swine veterinarians.; Meet=Provides a short synopsis of meetings of importance to swine veterinarians.; News=Agriculture related news events.; Nutr.=Swine nutrition; OP-ED=Opinion or editorial articles expressing the thoughts of individual Association members.; Pharm.=Pharmaceuticals and biologicals; PRRS=Articles from the AASV PRRS Task Force; Practice=Information associated with practice management or development.; Research=Research topics of interest to swine veterinarians.; Students=Information of interest to AASV student members.; USDA=US Dept. of Agriculture activities of interest to swine veterinarians.; Welfare=Animal welfare issues