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Animal welfare: People
Veterinarians have responsibilty and opportunity to positively affect the complex interactions between people and animals, including the human-animal…
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…
AVMA guidelines for veterinarians working with animal control and animal welfare organizations
Statement of Position - Veterinarians, animal control agencies, and animal welfare organizations have a common bond in the
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the roles of veterinarians in ensuring good animal welfare
The AVMA-FVE-CVMA recognize that sentient animals are capable of pain and suffering, deserving consideration and respect.
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…
Panel offers recommendations to aid animals in Japan's 'no-go' zone
The International Fund for Animal Welfare convened an expert panel in Tokyo this May with the goal of developing protocols to safely
Veterinarian supports animal relief efforts following Pakistan floods
Livestock account for nearly half of Pakistan's agricultural gross domestic product. The FAO says it's imperative to get food and medicine to the…
Disaster conference gives animal issues a seat at the table
One way to learn and improve on the process of disaster management is to combine the resources and experiences of those who have experienced disasters…
Expert panel to address radiologic impact on animals near Japan nuclear plant
The International Fund for Animal Welfare in April announced a team of radiation and animal rescue experts had been assembled to develop a
The AVMA Advocate - January 2014
AVMA's monthly e-newsletter on federal legislation of importance to the veterinary profession and animal health and welfare.
Relocation of pets for adoption
Careful planning is needed to ensure animal welfare, animal/human safety, and avoid disease spread when dogs and cats are transported for purposes of…
Researchers, dealers, exhibitors need disaster plans
Animal dealers, researchers, exhibitors, and others licensed and registered under the Animal Welfare Act will need to have plans
The Equine Welfare Data Collective has released its first report after gathering data nationally on at-risk and transitioning equines.
Fiscal 2016 Appropriations
AVMA advocates for funding for programs that help ensure animal health and welfare, protect food safety and promote public health and research.
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.
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.
AVMA finalizing depopulation guidelines
The AVMA's guidance on emergency animal depopulation is in editing following a draft's approval.
HOD to deliberate on declawing
AVMA House of Delegates also to consider microchips, cribbing, use of technology
Ending life well
Pending guidance on depopulation and updated guidance on euthanasia acknowledge that decisions on animal death are difficult even for experts.
Member comment sought on draft guidelines for depopulation
A draft version of the first AVMA Guidelines for the Depopulation of Animals is now available for review and comment by AVMA
Devastating flu, ongoing harm
This past spring’s highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak was the largest animal health emergency in U.S. history
Hope in Haiti
Dr. Max Millien, director of animal health with Haiti's Ministry of Agriculture, said assistance from foreign agencies
Army Veterinary Corps gets new leader
Col. Steven Greiner will serve as the next chief of the Army Veterinary Corps.
In Puerto Rico, time measured before and after Maria
The wrath of Maria, one of the worst natural disasters to strike Puerto Rico, disrupted life on the island for months afterward.
AVMA deliberates on breed standards, devocalization
A resolution submitted to the House of Delegates calls for the AVMA to help develop healthier breed standards for purebred dogs and cats; another…