Legislation gives veterinarians more access to new drugs

· August 2, 2018

Both the House and Senate have passed a bill that will give veterinarians more access to FDA-approved drugs. In a significant victory for the veterinary community,  the Animal Drug and Animal Generic Drug User Fee Amendments of 2018 (H.R. 5554/S.2434) includes language that would expand conditional approvals beyond minor uses and minor species. When signed […]

Merck Animal Health study: Young veterinarians are struggling

· February 12, 2018

Merck Animal Health has tackled the subject of mental illness and stress  in the veterinary profession with a first-of-its-kind study. Conducted in collaboration with the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and Merck Animal Health, the study found veterinarians age 45 and younger are more likely to experience serious psychological distress and only 27 percent of […]

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Responsible antibiotic use in cattle: A veterinarian is vital

· June 12, 2017

In caring for cattle, responsible use of antibiotics involves many things and people, but there’s one person who should continue to be part of these decisions — a veterinarian. “As veterinarians, we have an ethical responsibility to make sure that we preserve the efficacy of antibiotics for future generations and ensure continued access to certain […]

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