The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), established in 1863, is a not-for-profit association representing more than 74,000 veterinarians working in private and corporate practice, government, industry, academia, and uniformed services. Structured to work for its members, the AVMA acts as a collective voice for its membership and for the profession.
The Arkansas Veterinary Medical Examining Board was created under Act 88 of 1915. The Board consists of five (5) members appointed by the Governor for terms of five (5) years. Four (4) members are veterinarians licensed to practice veterinary medicine in the State of Arkansas and one (1) is a public member. The Board has the power to examine and determine the qualifications and fitness of applicants for a license to practice general veterinary medicine or any specialty area thereof, and certification of veterinary technicians in Arkansas, and issue, renew, deny, suspend or revoke licenses or certificates or otherwise discipline veterinarians or veterinary technicians.
Act 1348 of 1995 authorizes the Board to issue citations and/or assess a civil penalty to any person found guilty of violating the Veterinary Medical Practice Act & Regulations.
AR Veterinary Board – P.O. Box 8505 – Little Rock, AR 72215
Phone: 501-224-2836 | Fax: 501-224-1100
The International Veterinary Information Service aims to bring high-quality, up-to-date and practical information to the veterinary community. This website was created and is maintained by members of the veterinary community for veterinarians and students.The site is available free of charge to veterinary students and practitioners.
The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) is an association of members who primarily treat companion animals, or pets. AAHA has over 36,000 members who hold different jobs in a veterinary clinic, including veterinarians, technicians, managers, receptionists and more.
AAHA believes in “Healthy Practices. Healthier Pets.” and carries this ideal into everything they do. From offering their members staff training programs to publishing books and other resources to evaluating practices for accreditation, AAHA’s ultimate goal is always excellent veterinary care.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is one of the 13 major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), which is the principal agency in the United States government for protecting the health and safety of all Americans and for providing essential human services, especially for those people who are least able to help themselves.
Since it was founded in 1946 to help control malaria, CDC has remained at the forefront of public health efforts to prevent and control infectious and chronic diseases, injuries, workplace hazards, disabilities, and environmental health threats. Today, CDC is globally recognized for conducting research and investigations and for its action oriented approach. CDC applies research and findings to improve people’s daily lives and responds to health emergencies—something that distinguishes CDC from its peer agencies.
CDC is committed to achieving true improvements in people’s health. To do this, the agency is defining specific health impact goals to prioritize and focus its work and investments and measure progress.
Veterinary Practice Consultants® is part of the largest veterinary-exclusive, diplomate-led, management and leadership consulting firm in our profession – Catanzaro & Associates, Inc. Serving the veterinary profession since 1991, VPC prides itself on providing contemporary and innovative management and leadership assistance to veterinary practices utilizing their implementation experience, new ideas, and tailored organizational systems supported by the associated management instruments. VPC programs address the real cause and effect relationships in the practice and help you develop plans which allow the changes to become habits.
The College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University values its leadership position in academic veterinary medicine. Situated within a world-class research university with recognized strengths in the physical and life sciences, the study of veterinary medicine has contributed to the Cornell fabric since the founding of the university. Advancing veterinary medicine at the interface of discovery and application is the unifying conceptual framework for the College of Veterinary Medicine. Discoveries identified at the molecular, cellular, organismal and population levels ultimately inform the practice of medicine. In a parallel fashion, the organization and conduct of medicine influence the type and behavior of research. Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine value scholarship across the full spectrum from molecule to medical application, and demonstrate the commitment through our research, educational programs, and professional service.
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