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Friday, February 14, 2020
Australian Wildfires - Hope, Help and Sustainability »
A Letter from Dr. Todd Driggers In 2018, I spoke at the AAVAC (AAV Australasian Committee) and UPAV confere...
Thursday, February 13, 2020
Veterinary students can apply for AVMF scholarships »
The application period is now open for a number of scholarships for students attending AVMA Council on Education–accredite...
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Mixed News on Student Debt »
The American Veterinary Medical Association’s annual economic survey of new veterinary school graduates offers mixed infor...
Saturday, February 1, 2020
February is National Pet Dental Health Month »
Don't turn your nose to Fido's or Fluffy's bad breath! That odor might signify a serious health risk, with the potential t...
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Dog Owners Urged to Vaccinate after Valley Sees Distemper Diagnoses »
PHOENIX — The Arizona Humane Society is urging dog owners to get their pets up to date on vaccines after five dogs in its...
Monday, January 27, 2020
Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Update: First Confirmed Case in Arizona »
As of January 26, 2020, there has been  one confirmed case of 2019-nCoV in Arizona . This is one of five confirmed ca...
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Senate Designates January as National One Health Awareness Month »
The U.S. Senate unanimously passed a bipartisan resolution on Dec. 19 proclaiming January 2020 as “National One Health Awa...
Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Arizona Veterinarian Raises Facebook Funds for Australian Wildlife Relief »
A Letter from Dr. Todd Driggers In November of 2018, I spoke at the Australian Chapter Association of Avian Veterinari...
Thursday, December 26, 2019
Pig Ear Treat Linked Salmonella Sickened 150+ »
A  Salmonella  outbreak linked to pig ear treats appears to be over, federal health authorities said. A Food...
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Wellbeing During the Holidays: 5 Tips to Alleviate Stress »
End-of-the-year holidays are often filled with family gatherings, tradition, anticipation and expectations.  Not surp...
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
AAHA Updates Canine Life Stage Guidelines »
No two dogs are alike, and their veterinary care should be as individualized as they are. Veterinary teams should con...
Monday, November 25, 2019
Bill Passes to Make Animal Cruelty a Federal Offense »
The U.S. House of Representatives voted Oct. 22 to pass the Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act (HR 724/S 479), whic...
Monday, November 18, 2019
AAFP Updates Guidelines on Feline Zoonoses »
Many benefits come with having pet cats, according to the American Association of Feline Practitioners, but education is k...
Friday, November 1, 2019
College of Veterinary Medicine Receives AVMA Approval »
The University of Arizona received a Letter of Reasonable Assurance from the American Veterinary Medical Association, pavi...
Thursday, October 31, 2019
VHCTAz Award Recipients Honored During the Team Conference »
Each year, the Veterinary Health Care Team of Arizona (VHCTAz) recognizes individuals, teams and practices for their contr...
Monday, October 28, 2019
Second Annual VHCTAz Conference Connects Veterinary Teams »
On Saturday, October 19th, the Veterinary health Care Team of Arizona (VHCTAz) continued to break new ground by holding it...
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Let's Celebrate Veterinary Technicians This Week! »
National Veterinary Technician Week October 13-19, 2019   Veterinary technicians are critical t...
Sunday, September 15, 2019
New Rule for Handling of Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals »
A new rule, imposing new streamlined standards for the handling and management of hazardous waste pharmaceuticals by healt...
Thursday, August 15, 2019
AzVMF Awards First Student Scholarships »
The Arizona Veterinary Medical Foundation (AzVMF) has awarded six $1,000 scholarships to third-year students at AVMA a...
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Experts advise avoiding warm ponds, lakes with dogs »
Three dogs in North Carolina and one in Georgia died last week after playing in still water that probably harbored cyanoba...
Thursday, August 1, 2019
Pets in Vehicles »
Every year, hundreds of pets die from heat exhaustion because they are left in parked vehicles. We've heard the excuses:&n...
Friday, July 12, 2019
Zoonotic Disease Update: Rabies and West Nile Virus »
The season for rabies and West Nile Virus (WNV) is upon us! The most common sources of rabies in Arizona are bats, foxes,...
Saturday, June 1, 2019
2019 AzVMA Distinction of Professionalism & Hall of Fame Awards »
Three veterinarians were presented with the 2019 Distinction of Professionalism awards and another was inducted into the A...
Friday, May 24, 2019
AzVMA Honors Rep. Cook at State Meeting »
Representative David Cook was the featured guest at AzVMA’s awards luncheon, held during the Annual State Meeting on May 2...
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
AzVMA Elects New Officers »
AzVMA elected its officers for the 2019-2020 administrative year during its Annual State Meeting held May 22 at the Embass...
Sunday, April 14, 2019
Certificate Program Continues to Elevate Professional Staff »
Earlier this month, the Veterinary Health Care Team of Arizona (VHCTAz) offered its fifth Professional Veterinary Team Mem...
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
AzVMA Launches Foundation for Student Scholarships »
The AzVMA has launched a foundation that will initially focus on providing scholarships for Arizona veterinary students en...
Sunday, March 17, 2019
Rabies Alert: Rabid Cat Confirmed in Arizona! »
A cat from Northern Cochise County tested positive for rabies at the Arizona State Public Health Laboratory in February, m...
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Doggie breath could be a sign of serious disease »
Celebrate National Pet Dental Health Month this February by scheduling an exam for your pets Does your sweet pet ha...
Friday, January 4, 2019
Steps to Help Keep Pets Healthy as Part of New Year's Resolutions »
AVMA and PFI remind pet owners to focus on pet's health in new year. Are you making a New Year's resolution for 201...
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Wellbeing During the Holidays: 5 Tips to Alleviate Stress »
End-of-the-year holidays are often filled with family gatherings, tradition, anticipation and expectations.  Not surp...
Monday, October 15, 2018
It's National Veterinary Technician Week »
It is  National Veterinary Technician Week  and the AzVMA is proud to take part in the celebration. In recognit...
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
6 Tips to Keep People & Animals Safe from Rabies »
Today is World Rabies Day, and the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) is urging the public to remain vigilant...
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
New ‘My Veterinary Life’ website provides resources for veterinary students, early professionals »
As part of its ongoing commitment to veterinarians at all stages of their careers, the American Veterinary Medical Associa...
Thursday, August 9, 2018
VHCTAz To Hold First Veterinary Staff Conference »
The Veterinary Health Care of Team of Arizona (VHCTAz) is excited to announce its first-ever conference planned exclusivel...

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