This award is given annually to a non-veterinarian to recognize his/her achievements in advancing the welfare of animals via leadership, public service, education, research/product development, and/or advocacy. The AVMA's intent in bestowing this award is to encourage attention to animal welfare within the context of responsible animal use and to reward thoughtful and science-based animal welfare advocacy.
Anyone may nominate an eligible individual by completing the nomination form and returning the form and appropriate supporting material (as described below) by February 1, 2015 to "AVMA Humane Award", AVMF, 1931 N. Meacham Rd, Suite 100, Schaumburg, IL 60173.
Nominations should be sent to the "AVMA Humane Award", AVMF, 1931 N. Meacham Rd., Suite 100, Schaumburg, IL 60173 for receipt no later than the deadline date specified above.
Direct questions regarding this award to Jody Beckford, AVMF, 847-285-6709.