Setting the standard on animal welfare
Animal welfare advocates from 70 countries gathered in Paris this past February to contribute their insight and expertise
Animal welfare: status and perception
In recent years, individuals involved in animal agriculture have become concerned that the public is increasingly questioning
Penn Vet offers certificate in animal welfare
The program launched last October. It combines self-directed online activities and in-person sessions to educate participants on animal welfare and…
Award recognizes Loew's influence on animal welfare
A highlight of the Animal Welfare Forum was presentation of the annual AVMA award
Recipient of animal welfare award is New
Posted on December 15, 2004 RECIPIENT OF ANIMAL WELFARE AWARD IS NEW At the Animal Welfare Forum, President-Elect Henry E. Childers introduced…
Emerging animal welfare ethic transcends borders
posted September 1, 2004 U.S., U.K. perspectives The animal rights movement and the recent emergence of…
Contest puts students’ animal welfare knowledge to the test
A survey of participants in the AVMA Animal Welfare Assessment Contest shows the event increases their aptitude for animal welfare and helps them hone…
New AVMA president calls for leadership in animal welfare
posted August 15, 2004 Association can no longer afford not to lead, Beaver says If veterinarians are to…
Dr. Harry Werner named recipient of 2020 AVMA Animal Welfare Award
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) today honored Dr. Harry Werner as the winner of the 2020 AVMA Animal Welfare Award.
University denies welfare violation allegations
The university states that there are inaccuracies and redundancies in the complaint, and disagrees with most of the allegations.
AVMA welfare positions evolve - June 1, 2004
AVMA welfare positions evolve New position on tail docking of cattle amended, other positions adopted On…
Speakers tackle controversy surrounding swine welfare assessments
Veterinary assessments and monitoring can be important tools for improving the welfare of swine.
Animal abuse resources for veterinarians
It is important that veterinarians be familiar with the concepts of animal abuse and neglect, and how these are defined under any law or ordinance…
HOD adopts policies on cribbing, microchipping animals
In January, the AVMA House of Delegates overwhelmingly voted to adopt a new policy on humanely managing horse cribbing and a revised policy concerning…
Animal fighting legislation gets boost
The AVMA will increase efforts to promote the passage of the Animal Fighting Prohibition Enforcement Act (H.R. 1532/S. 736).
Sentient property: a novel animal law proposal
The legal status of companion animals as personal property is antiquated and out of step with society's growing affection for four-legged friends
Decision to form animal pain, distress panel postponed
A decision to establish a panel on assessing and alleviating animal pain and distress has been postponed
Congratulate these AVMA award winners
Three accomplished veterinary and animal science professionals have been chosen to receive AVMA Excellence Awards for their support of the…
Veterinary research spotlighted on the Hill
On May 13, the AVMA hosted an educational briefing for Capitol Hill staff on recognizing and managing pain in farm animals.
Some take-home messages from Fort Worth
Animal welfare was accorded a prominent place on the AABP program.
The cat debate
Cat colonies range from unmanaged to well managed, but collectively, they add up to a staggering animal welfare issue
AVMA updates euthanasia guidance for the profession
The AVMA Guidelines for the Euthanasia of Animals have been updated to reflect important research advances, including new techniques and equipment.
National Pet Week®
National Pet Week® honors the pets in our lives and promotes responsible pet ownership. Join us to celebrate pets and help give them the best lives…
AABP calls for pain control during horn removal
Cattle should receive pain control drugs during and after horn or horn bud removal, according to the American Association of Bovine Practitioners.
AVMA takes a stand on legislative initiatives
To help speed the implementation of the U.S. Animal Identification Plan, the AVMA has vowed to actively pursue legislation