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UCSF, USDA settle animal welfare complaint
The University of California-San Francisco in September announced a settlement had been reached with the U.S. government
Europe adopts new animal testing regulations
Legislation passed by the European Parliament this September will prohibit member states from using great apes in nearly all research
Bustad Companion Animal Veterinarian of the Year Award
The Bustad Companion Animal Veterinarian of the Year Award recognizes outstanding work of veterinarians in preserving and protecting the human-animal…
Use of Animals in Precollege Education
The AVMA encourages the use of alternatives to live animals for precollege classroom instruction. While the AVMA recognizes that exposure to animals…
Use of Animals in Research, Testing, and Education
The AVMA recognizes that animals have an important role in research, testing, and education for continued improvement of human and animal health and…
The AVMA supports research to discover and develop safe and efficacious drugs, vaccines, chemicals, and medical devices that benefit humans and…
AVMA animal welfare principles
The AVMA, as a medical authority for the health and welfare of animals, offers the following eight integrated principles for developing and evaluating…
Use of random-source dogs and cats for research, testing, and education
The carefully controlled use of random-source dogs and cats contributes greatly to improving the health and welfare of both animals and human beings. …
Problem of homeless cats the focus of first Research Day
This fall, the National Council on Pet Population and the Society of Animal Welfare Administrators will host Research Day, a
Listing All Chimpanzees as Endangered (August 8, 2013)
FR Doc No: FWS-R9-ES-2010-0086; FWS Proposed Rule: Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Listing All Chimpanzees as Endangered (August 8, …
The AVMA Advocate - October 2013
Table of contents for the October 2013 issue of The AVMA Advocate newsletter: updates on congressional action affecting veterinarians and veterinary…
Croney chosen to head Purdue animal welfare center
Candace Croney, PhD, began overseeing the university’s new Center for Animal Welfare Science this February when it opened.
FSMA Proposed Rule to Establish Current Good Manufacturing Practices for Food for Animals
AVMA comments on Federal Register Notice Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventative Controls for Food for…
Diseases, outreach top issues for AASV president
Dr. Michelle L. Sprague said two viral diseases deadly to pigs and animal welfare debates are the top challenges for swine veterinarians.
Animal welfare: Laboratory animals
This page provides access to a variety of resources that can help you make a positive difference in the lives of laboratory animals.
Novel pain assessment developed for horses
European researchers provide a new approach to assessing pain in horses on the basis of a standardized scale of facial expressions
Fiscal 2016 Appropriations
AVMA advocates for funding for programs that help ensure animal health and welfare, protect food safety and promote public health and research.
Board acts on research, grievance resolution, residues
The AVMA Board of Directors, while meeting Nov. 20-22, 2014, approved a few new policies, rescinded some that were no longer
Equine veterinarians acknowledged for accomplishments
The American Association of Equine Practitioners honored the 2014 recipients of several awards Dec. 9, 2014
Depopulation refers to the large-scale rapid destruction of multiple animals in response to an emergency situation.
Lawmakers seek expansion of animal welfare regulations
A New York Times story exposing alleged abuses at an agricultural research facility has prompted legislation to expand federal animal
Animal Welfare in Agricultural Research Endeavors (AWARE) Act
This bill will remove the exemption for farm animals used in agricultural research at federal facilities under the Animal Welfare Act
Legislation and Regulations in Laboratory Animal Welfare
An overview of animal welfare legislation and regulation for laboratory animals, as well as actions the AVMA is taking to improve it.
Veterinarians Promote Animal Welfare through Research
An overview of what laboratory animal veterinarians do, including some profiles of practicing laboratory animal veterinarians.
June 2015 issue of The AVMA Advocate
AVMA’s efforts seen in federal initiatives on antibiotic use and resistance, compounding