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International Issues in Animal Welfare
Comments submitted to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) by the AVMA on issues related to animal health and welfare.
Animal Health and Welfare Issues
AVMA legislative priorities for veterinarians and veterinary medicine related to animal health, welfare and human-animal bond issues.
National Organic Standards Board, Livestock Committee, Animal Welfare Recommendations
Formal title: Docket Number [AMS-TM-09-0060] Notice of Meeting of the National Organic Standards Board Summary: The National Organic Standards…
Animal abuse and animal neglect
The AVMA recognizes that veterinarians may observe cases of animal abuse or neglect as defined by federal or state laws, or local ordinances.
Handling of Animals; Contingency Plans
Formal title: Docket Number [APHIS-2006-0159] Handling of Animals; Contingency Plans Summary: The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service…
Minimum Age requirements for Transport of Animals
Formal title: Docket Number [APHIS-2006-0024] Minimum Age Requirements for the Transport of Animals Summary: The Animal and Plant Health…
Ohio restricting wild animal ownership
Starting in September, most Ohio residents will be unable to collect or sell wild animals that the state deems to be dangerous
Position on Canine Hybrids
The AVMA recognizes that: a) wild canines crossbred with domestic animals (canine hybrids) are often maintained in captivity as companion animals, for…
Dog and cat population control
The population of dogs and cats in the U.S. exceeds the capacity of our society to care and provide homes for them as companion animals.
Humane transport of equines
The AVMA supports the use of best practices when transporting animals and therefore opposes the use of double-decked trailers to transport equines.
Acclimation certificates/statements are used to allow airlines to ship dogs and cats when the airline cannot guarantee compliance with
Congress considers US egg production standards
United Egg Producers and the Humane Society of the United States want Congress to approve new standards for U.S. egg producers.
Retail Pet Stores and Licensing Exemptions
Formal title: Docket Number [APHIS-2011-0003] Retail Pet Stores and Licensing Exemptions Summary: The APHIS is proposing to revise the…
AVMA releases video on soring of gaited show horses
The AVMA has produced an educational video, in cooperation with the American Association of Equine Practitioners and Department of
Supreme Court strikes down Calif. slaughter rules
The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled in January that the state of California cannot prohibit the slaughter of pigs that become
National Policy for Oceans, Coasts & Great Lakes - (Part 1)
Formal title: Presidential Memorandum for Establishing a National Oceans Policy On June 12, 2009, President Obama issued a memorandum…
Soring criminal case garners national attention
A prominent trainer in the Tennessee Walking Horse industry pleaded guilty May 22 to a felony conviction for charges that he violated
Dr. Clark K. Fobian, District VII representative to the AVMA Executive Board, will likely be elected AVMA president-elect by
How big is Florida's python problem?
New restrictions on the constrictor-snake trade are meant to prevent a repeat of what has happened with the Burmese python in the Florida Everglades.