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American College of Animal Welfare
The American College of Animal Welfare certified seven new diplomates following the certification examination it held July 25 in Raleigh, North…
Planning for the welfare of individual animals
These animals are regarded by our public as distinct individuals, with names, with identities, with personalities
Legislation and Regulations in Laboratory Animal Welfare
An overview of animal welfare legislation and regulation for laboratory animals, as well as actions the AVMA is taking to improve it.
Students’ animal welfare knowledge tested
The 14th annual Intercollegiate Animal Welfare Judging/Assessment Contest was held Nov. 22-23, 2014, at Michigan State University.
Veterinarians Promote Animal Welfare through Research
An overview of what laboratory animal veterinarians do, including some profiles of practicing laboratory animal veterinarians.
Lawmakers seek expansion of animal welfare regulations
A New York Times story exposing alleged abuses at an agricultural research facility has prompted legislation to expand federal animal
Positions adopted to protect animal welfare
Seven recommendations from the Animal Welfare Committee involving AVMA positions safeguard animal welfare received Executive Board action
Food Industry Animal Welfare Program assembled
Posted on April 15, 2002 The Food Marketing Institute and the National Council of Chain Restaurants have joined forces for the purpose of…
Promoting animal welfare amidst conflict
Posted on July 1, 2002 In early March, Dr. Inayat H. Kathio took a leave of absence from his Pittston, Pa., clinic to travel to Israel at a time…
Animal Welfare in Agricultural Research Endeavors (AWARE) Act
This bill will remove the exemption for farm animals used in agricultural research at federal facilities under the Animal Welfare Act
AVMA names Fowler as Animal Welfare Award winner
Dr. Murray Fowler was named as the recipient of the 2002 AVMA Animal Welfare Award
Food industry groups release animal welfare program report
The Food Marketing Institute released a progress report that outlines the organizations' ongoing food animal welfare initiative
VCA partnership with Coca-Cola bottlers benefits animal welfare
Buying a soda at VCA animal hospitals helps save the lives of thousands of animals annually by raising funds to support the AVMF
International animal health body addresses food safety, FMD, and animal welfare
More than 500 participants representing some 140 countries gathered in Paris this past May for the 70th annual General Session
Evolution in cattle welfare
Veterinarians and cattle owners indicated gradual changes in agriculture are improving cattle welfare, despite resistance to change among some…
Bird welfare positions modified
The Executive Board amended AVMA position statements on the practices of beak trimming
Zoo animal welfare boosted by environmental enrichment, positive reinforcement training
Posted on November 15, 2002 Gail Laule It may sound like a dream to some people—never having to work, being provided with shelter, nutritious…
Voters in Florida, Oklahoma, Arkansas cast ballots on animal welfare issues
Florida voters passed an amendment to the state constitution that prohibits the confinement or tethering of pregnant pigs
Abstracts sought on horse welfare during transport
Horse welfare during transport will be the focus of the conference.
AABP embraces disabled livestock, dairy cattle welfare guidelines -
The AABP board of directors endorsed the position on disabled livestock
Is it ethical to keep animals in zoos?
Are zoos exploiting animals for profit? Are they prisons for wild animals?
Measuring stress in captive animals
Stress is rarely thought to be a good thing, but is it true that all stress is necessarily bad?
Animal rights groups pressure European lawmakers
As Germany amends constitution to recognize animals, the European Union and England review animal welfare laws
AVMA adopts policy on physical restraint of animals
The Executive Board approved a new position statement on the physical restraint of animals recommended by the Animal Welfare
Designing zoo habitats that promote animal well-being
Many zoologic institutions strive to create habitats for their collections that are hospitable and stimulating.