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…
Welfare Implications of Electroimmobilization
Electroimmobilization is the use of electrical current to restrain conscious animals by causing paralysis.
Welfare Implications of Hot-Iron Branding and Its Alternatives
Peer-reviewed summary of the scientific literature related to the welfare implications of hot iron branding and its alternatives.
Welfare Implications of Tail Docking of Lambs
Peer-reviewed summary of scientific literature related to the welfare implications of tail docking of lambs
Livestock identification and animal traceability
The AVMA believes that permanent, unique identification of animals and premises is essential for tracing origin and destination of all livestock,
Extralabel Use of Medicated Feeds, Including Veterinary Feed Directive Drugs, for Minor Species
The AVMA recommends that FDA CVM amend the Compliance Policy Guide 615.115 to accommodate extra label use of medicated feeds