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Alliance releases production animal welfare brochure
The Animal Agriculture Alliance in January released a new brochure highlighting producer-driven animal welfare programs.
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…
Restaurants switch pork, egg suppliers on the basis of animal welfare
A fast-food chain and a fine-dining group—Burger King and Wolfgang Puck—will begin to buy more pork and eggs from suppliers that don't keep…
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…
ASPCA campaign aims at creating nation of 'humane communities'
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is partnering with animal welfare organizations in select
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…
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.
AVMA releases foie gras production backgrounder
The AVMA has released a backgrounder on the welfare implications of foie gras production, available in the reference section
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.
Improving the field of swine medicine
Members of the American Association of Swine Veterinarians met in balmy Orlando, Fla., from March 3-6
AVMA releases updated euthanasia guidelines
The AVMA recently updated its 2000 Report of the AVMA Panel on Euthanasia, now called the AVMA Guidelines on Euthanasia.
It's back-Congress, again, takes up horse slaughter
Less than two weeks after the 110th Congress convened, a bipartisan group of legislators introduced a measure banning horse slaughter
Lethal injection opponents use AVMA euthanasia guidelines to make their case
Early next year, the Supreme Court will tackle the question of whether death by lethal injection violates the constitutional prohibition against cruel…