Future of animal welfare intertwined with veterinary profession
Some current trends in animal welfare he outlined are as follows:
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…
Counting animals in shelters and sharing data
The National Database Project as a platform for the collection and reporting of animal shelter data.
Depopulation refers to the large-scale rapid destruction of multiple animals in response to an emergency situation.
AVMA providing guidance on handling of pet remains
The AVMA has adopted a policy and is creating educational materials to provide guidance to veterinarians on the handling of companion animal remains.
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
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The scientific section of JAVMA underwent a complete makeover toward the end of this decade,
The Association hosted a symposium where best practices for euthanasia were examined and research directed at refining those practices
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
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.