Horse tripping a new welfare concern
The AVMA has come out against the practice of horse tripping, which involves roping the front or hind legs of a galloping horse while on foot or…
The AVMA Advocate - January 2014
AVMA's monthly e-newsletter on federal legislation of importance to the veterinary profession and animal health and welfare.
During the AVMA Annual Convention this July in Denver, the AVMA conferred awards on a number of individuals
Agreement reached on sow housing
The AVMA will advocate giving pregnant sows room to move and housing them in ways that reduce stress.
Board makes appointments
The AVMA Executive Board, now called Board of Directors, named the following individuals to the entities indicated
Novel pain assessment developed for horses
European researchers provide a new approach to assessing pain in horses on the basis of a standardized scale of facial expressions
Pregnant sow housing, cat declawing on HOD agenda
The AVMA Executive Board voted to send four policies to the AVMA House of Delegates for it to consider at its upcoming annual session
AVMA members and students advocate for the profession
100 veterinary students and veterinarians gathered Feb. 9-11 in Washington, D.C., to take part in the 2014 AVMA Legislative Fly-in.
House considers proposals on ethics, gestation stalls, governance
The AVMA House of Delegates will consider a revised version of the AVMA’s Principles of Veterinary Medical Ethics, a resolution against sow gestation…