Animal welfare, advocacy among conference workshop topics
AVMA staff members explained why the profession needs representation in government and how animal welfare policy is formed.
Primate veterinarians promote animal welfare, biomedical research
When reports surfaced earlier this year that some primates at the New Iberia Research Center in Louisiana had been mistreated, some people
Ensuring welfare of broilers poses challenge
Suzanne Millman, PhD, said veterinarians can serve as a bridge between animal producers and the public for dialogue on animal
Welfare group to push for science-based policy, practices
The University of California created a council of animal health experts intended to advise policymakers and animal agriculture
Welfare policies revised, partnership formed
The AVMA has updated its position statements addressing animal-based safety testing; the transport, sale yard practices, and humane
Revision process begins for AVMA euthanasia guidelines
Efforts to update the AVMA Guidelines on Euthanasia are underway.
Swaying voters, influencing legislation
AVMA State Public Policy Symposium addresses legislative, court, public opinion battles posted December 18, 2009 Ralph Johnson,…
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
Director named for Unwanted Horse Coalition
The American Horse Council has announced Ericka Caslin as the third and newest director of the Unwanted Horse Coalition.
Unwanted horse survey sheds light on issue's causes, extent
Results from a survey on unwanted horses identified the problem's magnitude as staggering and called for a unified