AVMA applauds walking horse legislation
AVMA CEO Ron DeHaven applauded Rep. Ted Yoho of Florida, a veterinarian, for introducing the Prevent All Soring Tactics Act (H.R. 3268) on
Legislation would protect pets of domestic violence victims
The AVMA is lending its support to bipartisan legislation that would expand federal protections to the pets of victims of
Virginia establishes first attorney general’s animal law unit
Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring has created what is thought to be the nation’s first attorney general’s animal law unit.
AVMA, swine veterinarians respond to video of pig abuse
A video showing the abuse of pigs on an Iowa farm brought a swift response from the AVMA and the American Association of Swine Veterinarians,
Congress considers new horse slaughter ban
posted September 1, 2008 Legislation introduced in the House of Representatives July 24 would criminalize
Cruelty investigation prompts massive recall of beef
Hallmark/Westland Meat Packing Co. of Chino, Calif., issued a recall Feb. 17 of 143 million pounds of beef
It's back-Congress, again, takes up horse slaughter
Less than two weeks after the 110th Congress convened, a bipartisan group of legislators introduced a measure banning horse slaughter
ASPCA campaign aims at creating nation of 'humane communities'
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is partnering with animal welfare organizations in select
Legislation would regulate puppy mills
A Senate subcommittee recently held a hearing about a controversial bill aimed at regulating puppy mills by bringing federal oversight to large-scale…
'Now, it's the lawyers' turn'
posted February 15, 2005 Over a crisp New England weekend in November 2004, some 200 people convened in the hallowed halls of Yale Law School…