American College of Animal Welfare
The American College of Animal Welfare certified seven new diplomates following the certification examination it held July 25 in Raleigh, North…
Collaborating on animal welfare
posted July 1, 2008 Animal welfare was the focus of several AVMA Executive Board…
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.
Students’ animal welfare knowledge tested
The 14th annual Intercollegiate Animal Welfare Judging/Assessment Contest was held Nov. 22-23, 2014, at Michigan State University.
Veterinarians Promote Animal Welfare through Research
An overview of what laboratory animal veterinarians do, including some profiles of practicing laboratory animal veterinarians.
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
AVMA moving forward on animal welfare
The AVMA is working to become proactive rather than reactive in the field of animal welfare, said Dr. Gail C. Golab, director of the AVMA
AVMA debuts animal welfare Web section
posted June 15, 2008 To help veterinarians and the general public understand the …
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
Global conference aimed at implementing animal welfare standards
DeHaven addresses veterinarians on their role in animal welfare
AVMA brochure on animal welfare targets veterinary students
"Animal welfare: Seeing the forest and the trees" is a new brochure that describes the AVMA's philosophy regarding
AVMA director is first American veterinarian credentialed in animal welfare
The AVMA's Dr. Gail C. Golab enjoys the distinction of being the only American member of the Australian College of Veterinary
Center takes integrated approach to zoo animal welfare
The Chicago Zoological Society has established a program of study at the Brookfield Zoo bringing together a range of sciences to
Evolution in cattle welfare
Veterinarians and cattle owners indicated gradual changes in agriculture are improving cattle welfare, despite resistance to change among some…
Veterinary students join welfare assessment competition
Dr. Gail C. Golab, director of the AVMA Animal Welfare Division, speaks during the Intercollegiate Animal Welfare Judging and
Conference fosters dialogue on cattle welfare
Months after an undercover activist filmed abusive handling of dairy cows at a California slaughterhouse, leading to a massive beef
Advancing global animal health
Dr. Bernard Vallat, director general of the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), was selected as the first recipient of the Penn Vet
Convention attendees rehabilitate local animal shelters
On July 17 and 18, dozens of attendees started off their visit to New Orleans by rehabilitating four local animal shelters.
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 asks pet owners facing foreclosure not to abandon animals
A Southern California man surrendered Rocky and Jasmine to the Escondido Humane Society after he lost his home to
AVAR joins HSUS to form veterinary association
The Humane Society of the United States and Association of Veterinarians for Animal Rights announced the formation of a new veterinary
Animal-assisted interventions: Definitions
The AVMA recognizes that the human animal bond is important to client and community health. The human animal bond has existed for thousands of years
Animal-assisted interventions: Guidelines
Veterinarians must prepare themselves to play a vital role in ensuring the health and wellbeing of the people and the animals involved in human-animal…
Depopulation refers to the large-scale rapid destruction of multiple animals in response to an emergency situation.
California voters call for changes in livestock housing
Also known as Standards for Confining Farm Animals, Proposition 2 requires California producers to make major alterations to