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A compilation of sites I've discovered to be valuable sources to build a base of knowledge into the veterinary industry. 

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The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) is a leading organization in the veterinary industry. They stay updated on current issues related to companion animals and publish position statements that are considered the gold standard. The AAHA provides guidelines on various topics including Anesthesia, Pain Management, and Preventative Healthcare. Additionally, they offer journal articles covering all aspects of veterinary medicine. The AAHA is the sole accrediting body for veterinary practices, and achieving accreditation is a voluntary process that attests to a practice's adherence to rigorous standards of veterinary care. Accredited vet hospitals proudly display their accreditation and logo, often visible in the clinic and on their emails. If you are unsure if a vet practice is accredited, you can use the hospital locator link provided to find out

Accredited Hospital Locator -

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) is a prominent advocate for veterinary professionals in the United States. Their main objective is to support their members and promote the advancement of veterinary medicine to enhance the health and well-being of both animals and humans. This organization offers educational accreditation for veterinarians, as well as various other valuable resources. It serves as a valuable tool to stay updated on the latest developments in the veterinary industry. Additionally, the AVMA provides a platform for accessing journal articles, which proved to be instrumental in conducting research on my specific situation and expanding my knowledge to strengthen my case regarding medical malpractice.

Good Resource for Journal Articles -

The American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF), the philanthropic arm of the American Veterinary Medical Foundation, is one of the largest global organizations in veterinary medicine. Although its main purpose is to assist veterinarians, this website provides valuable resources that can help you gain knowledge about the industry.

The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) is an essential entity within the scientific and medical communities. It plays a crucial role by developing, distributing, supporting, and coordinating access to various databases and software. In the field of veterinary medicine, the NCBI has proven to be incredibly valuable for expanding knowledge. When exploring their databases, one can find a collection of 439 articles solely dedicated to veterinary malpractice. To access these resources, a direct link to PubMed Central is provided, as well as a separate link specifically directing to the articles on veterinary malpractice.

PubMed Central -

Veterinary Malpractice articles -

5.  CVMA -

The California Veterinary Medical Association is a strong advocate for veterinary professionals and animal welfare in California. As the forefront authority in the state's veterinary industry, CVMA actively promotes and implements progressive initiatives to support the profession. Another site dedicated to the support of veterinarians but also another great resource. They have a political action committee and a section relating to legislative issues. Also, they have resources for pet loss support.

The California Legislative Information Website -

Here you can find a complete listing of California Law Codes and Bill Information.

Direct link where you can find California Laws regarding state boards, licensing, etc. -

6. AVDC –

A Diplomate of the American Veterinary Dental College (AVDC) is a veterinarian who has earned certification from AVDC for demonstrating exceptional skill and knowledge in the field of veterinary dentistry. The American Board of Veterinary Specialties recognizes AVDC as the leading certification organization in veterinary dentistry in North America. AVDC diplomates are veterinary dental specialists. They also discuss the downsides of anesthesia-free pet dental cleaning. This particular procedure involves physically restraining your pet and using a sharp tool to remove plaque from their teeth. This might not be the optimal approach for your furry friend. Furthermore, the website supplies an abundance of vital information regarding dental care for pet owners.

Here is a link to find a board certified veterinary dentist: is the leading authority for veterinary medicine updates, expert insights, animal health and pet care products, research, and industry regulations specifically tailored for veterinary professionals. They provide great resources in areas such as anesthesia, animal welfare, dentistry, emergency and critical care, just to name a few.

8. Animal Legal and Historical Center Website –

The Animal Law and Historical Center offers an extensive collection of animal law resources, including over 1,200 case texts, more than 1,400 US statutes, detailed analyses of over 60 legal topics, various articles, and a section on international law.


I found these articles to be quite helpful during my research on various veterinary topics.

1. WSAVA Global Veterinary Community Guidelines for Recognition, Assessment and Treatment of Pain:

2. Cardiovascular and respiratory effects, and quality of anesthesia produced by alfaxalone administered intramuscularly to cats sedated with dexmedetomidine and hydromorphone

4. A Review of the Studies Using Buprenorphine in Cats

5. A multidisciplinary study of pain in cats undergoing dental extractions: A prospective, blinded, clinical trial

6. Different Types of Intraoperative Hypotension and their Association with Post-Anesthesia Care Unit Recovery

7. Monitoring arterial blood pressure: what you may not know

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