Welfare guidelines released for working equids
The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has adopted the first set of global standards for ensuring the welfare of working equids.
Counting animals in shelters and sharing data
The National Database Project as a platform for the collection and reporting of animal shelter data.
Board sends HOD a policy on responsible pet breeding
This January, the AVMA House of Delegates will consider adopting an animal welfare policy stating the AVMA’s opposition to the breeding
AVMA revises policy on Free-roaming Abandoned and Feral Cats
Updated January 11, 2016 - link provided to policy updated on AVMA website. At its Winter Session on January 9, 2016, the AVMA House of Delegates…
AVMA considers revising policy on free-roaming, owned cats
The AVMA House of Delegates will consider a resolution to revise the AVMA policy “Free-roaming, Owned Cats” during its regular annual
Coalition wants veterinary access for economically at-risk pets
An ongoing concern voiced by some in the profession is that nonprofit organizations providing veterinary services are competing
AAEP looking for evidence-based solutions
The American Association of Equine Practitioners may not have all the answers, but its members have been attempting to learn more
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
After the circus
The Asian elephants that performed in the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circuses gave their last performances May 1.