Future of animal welfare intertwined with veterinary profession
Some current trends in animal welfare he outlined are as follows:
Nonhuman primates as assistance animals
The AVMA does not support the use of nonhuman primates as assistance animals.
Supporting real assistance animals
Is that cockatoo riding a man's shoulder in the produce section really an emotional support animal?
AVMA to deliberate on assistance animals, stem cells
Service, emotional support, and therapy animals provide therapeutic interventions and assist individuals with disabilities but the growing
Assistance Animals: Rights of Access and the Problem of Fraud (2017)
Peer-reviewed white paper addressing possible strategies to promote appropriate use of assistance animals and discourage fraudulent activities
The veterinarian’s role in supporting appropriate selection and use of service, assistance and therapy animals
Service, assistance and therapy animals provide help, support, and comfort for people. Veterinarians have a role in assisting in selecting the right…
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
International joint statements address horse slaughter, rabies in dogs
The AVMA has adopted a joint statement on horse slaughter with the Canadian and Mexican veterinary associations and a joint statement
Dog Bite Risk and Prevention: The Role of Breed
Peer-reviewed summary of scientific literature related to the role of breed in dog bite risk and prevention.