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Euthanatized animals can poison wildlife: Veterinarians receive fines
In 1999, a veterinarian and a rancher in Colorado were dismayed to find that they had accidentally killed five golden eagles and two bald eagles.
AVMA releases updated euthanasia guidelines
The AVMA recently updated its 2000 Report of the AVMA Panel on Euthanasia, now called the AVMA Guidelines on Euthanasia.
Lethal injection opponents use AVMA euthanasia guidelines to make their case
Early next year, the Supreme Court will tackle the question of whether death by lethal injection violates the constitutional prohibition against cruel…
Veterinarian professes ignorance on euthanasia statute
Charges filed against a Tennessee veterinarian come as a reminder that practitioners must adhere to state laws and
Constitutionality of lethal injection protocol affirmed
The Supreme Court on April 16 upheld Kentucky's use of lethal injections for executions, rejecting plaintiffs' arguments based in
Euthanasia a rare but complicated issue in disasters
The pending discussions on euthanasia protocols will include how to shorten the time between when TAHC staff members recommend euthanasia
Revision process begins for AVMA euthanasia guidelines
Efforts to update the AVMA Guidelines on Euthanasia are underway.
Ohio board to create livestock euthanasia rules
The Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board created a draft set of livestock euthanasia rules, and the project could help fulfill an
Groups working to identify best euthanasia, slaughter methods
The AVMA will lead a meeting looking to examine euthanasia practices across animal species and harmonize international guidance.
Euthanasia experts say best methods may be unappealing
Temple Grandin, PhD, understands that many people may think physical methods of euthanasia are icky, but contends that often they are
Companion animal care guidelines
Preface The following are general guidelines for the proper care and humane treatment of animals in nonagricultural facilities, such as humane…
Survey identifies barriers to pet ownership
A new survey has found that barriers to pet ownership include not only expenses and lifestyle factors but also a dislike of cats and grief over the…
Most Americans see marijuana as a legitimate medical treatment for some human disease conditions.
The Association hosted a symposium where best practices for euthanasia were examined and research directed at refining those practices
Though not always ideal, inhalants can be an effective euthanasia method
Carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, and a combination of other gases and anesthetics are used to euthanize millions of animals in
Debate continues over whether fish feel pain
Do fish feel pain? Can they suffer?
Depopulation refers to the large-scale rapid destruction of multiple animals in response to an emergency situation.
Unmasking the shelter dog
Now, more than ever, it’s important to understand the behavior of animals in shelters, according to the keynote speaker at
Devastating flu, ongoing harm
This past spring’s highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak was the largest animal health emergency in U.S. history
Video proceedings from Humane Endings Symposium free to AVMA members
Since first publishing the AVMA Guidelines on Euthanasia in 1963, the AVMA has become the internationally recognized source for scientifically robust…
1985 - 1995
The scientific section of JAVMA underwent a complete makeover toward the end of this decade,
AVMA revises policy on feral cats to encourage collaboration
The AVMA has revised its policy on “Free-roaming Abandoned and Feral Cats” to encourage collaboration among veterinarians, humane
Simulation study compares cat population reduction methods
A simulation model used in a recent study provides insights into the value of administering a temporary, nonsurgical
Counting animals in shelters and sharing data
The National Database Project as a platform for the collection and reporting of animal shelter data.
Member comment sought on draft guidelines for depopulation
A draft version of the first AVMA Guidelines for the Depopulation of Animals is now available for review and comment by AVMA