Penn Vet given $5M for equine welfare, wellness professorship
A gift of $5 million will establish the Dr. Harry Werner Professorship in Equine Medicine at New Bolton Center, the large animal hospital
Supporting real assistance animals
Is that cockatoo riding a man's shoulder in the produce section really an emotional support animal?
Assistance Animals: Rights of Access and the Problem of Fraud (2017)
Peer-reviewed white paper addressing possible strategies to promote appropriate use of assistance animals and discourage fraudulent activities
The veterinarian’s role in supporting appropriate selection and use of service, assistance and therapy animals
Service, assistance and therapy animals provide help, support, and comfort for people. Veterinarians have a role in assisting in selecting the right…
What we can do to stop soring
As part of our work to promote animal welfare, the AVMA has long supported policies cracking down on soring, which is the practice of deliberately…
Depopulation refers to the large-scale rapid destruction of multiple animals in response to an emergency situation.
1985 - 1995
The scientific section of JAVMA underwent a complete makeover toward the end of this decade,
International joint statements address horse slaughter, rabies in dogs
The AVMA has adopted a joint statement on horse slaughter with the Canadian and Mexican veterinary associations and a joint statement
California wildfires spur veterinary school to action
The University of California-Davis provided care at the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital and through its ambulatory services
June 2015 issue of The AVMA Advocate
AVMA’s efforts seen in federal initiatives on antibiotic use and resistance, compounding
AVMA applauds walking horse legislation
AVMA CEO Ron DeHaven applauded Rep. Ted Yoho of Florida, a veterinarian, for introducing the Prevent All Soring Tactics Act (H.R. 3268) on
Mexican horse meat banned by EU
The European Union has banned the sale of horse meat processed in Mexico out of fear it may not meet food safety standards.
Wild horse, burro population still out of control
Overpopulation of wild horses and burros has been a major focus for the Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management
Soring final rule put on hold
A proposed crackdown on the practice of soring—the deliberate infliction of pain to exaggerate the gait of horses, thereby gaining an unfair
Horse advocates, veterinarians noted for outstanding work
The American Association of Equine Practitioners recognized the 2016 recipients of several awards Dec. 3-7 2016
Passion for people, horses drives AAEP president
Dr. R. Reynolds Cowles Jr. is passionate about a lot of things.
Equine veterinarians acknowledged for accomplishments
The American Association of Equine Practitioners honored the 2014 recipients of several awards Dec. 9, 2014