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Animal welfare: Companion animals
This page provides access to a variety of resources that can help you make a positive difference in the lives of companion animals.
AVMA animal welfare principles
The AVMA, as a medical authority for the health and welfare of animals, offers the following eight integrated principles for developing and evaluating…
Animal welfare: Other species
This page provides access to a variety of resources that can help you make a positive difference in the lives of wild or exotic terrestrial and…
Federal Regulations on Animal Health and Welfare Issues
This page list federal regulations AVMA is working on in animal health, animal welfare & aquatic veterinary medicine.
Welfare Implications of Electroimmobilization
Electroimmobilization is the use of electrical current to restrain conscious animals by causing paralysis.
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…
Recent gene-editing technologies are being used to create mice that model human genetic diseases, Holstein cattle lacking horns, and
Standards taking shape for health, welfare of fish
The welfare of fish could soon be subject to regulations—or at least guidelines—similar to standards for the welfare of other animals.
Multi-institutional study dives deep into cetacean welfare
Some bottlenose dolphins are wearing superhero capes at Brookfield Zoo in Brookfield, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago.
Aquatic animal health and disease regulations*
Uniform and standardized approaches to formulating and implementing state, national and international regulations optimizing the health of aquatic…
AVMA opposes prohibitions on breeding/transportation of zoo/aquaria animals with negative consequences animals.
AVMA advocates for veterinary licensing in U.S. waters outside state Jurisdiction
Why is the AVMA advocating for this? The AVMA with guidance by its Aquatic Veterinary Medicine Committee wants to bridge a critical gap in the…
AVMA aquatic veterinary policies
Aquatic Animal Health and Disease Regulations Aquatic Ecosystems Extralabel Use of Veterinary Feed Directive Drugs for Minor Species Fish and…
The AVMA recognizes the pressing need for effective actions to ensure the future health of aquatic animals and ecosystems
Upcoming webinar will dive deep into aquatic veterinary medicine
Aquatic veterinary medicine is a growing specialty in the field of animal health, and it’s getting a close-up in the AVMA Veterinary Career Center’s…
1985 - 1995
The scientific section of JAVMA underwent a complete makeover toward the end of this decade,
Zoo veterinarian cleared of manatee deaths
Officials at ZooTampa at Lowry Park in Tampa, Florida, have determined that the actions of a zoo veterinarian did not cause the deaths of any…
Aquatic veterinary practice in U.S. waters outside state jurisdiction
AVMA holds that licensed and federally accredited veterinarians must be utilized in aquaculture systems within U.S. waters outside of state…
Draft Environmental Assessment and Preliminary Finding of No Significant Impact Concerning a Genetically Engineered Atlantic Salmon
The Food and Drug Administration announced the availability of the agency's draft enviromental assessement concerning AquaBounty Technologies
AVMA acts on spending, policy
The AVMA Board of Directors voted for dozens of measures to plan and fund meetings, direct Association activities, and adopt, revise, or rescind…
Extralabel Use of Medicated Feeds, Including Veterinary Feed Directive Drugs, for Minor Species
The AVMA recommends that FDA CVM amend the Compliance Policy Guide 615.115 to accommodate extra label use of medicated feeds
Board takes on topics across breadth of profession
The AVMA Board of Directors, while meeting June 20-21 in Washington, D.C., took on topics across the breadth of the profession, including
Debate continues over whether fish feel pain
Do fish feel pain? Can they suffer?
Salmon: A Primer
The Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar), which is the most commonly farmed salmon, is a boned finfish that migrates between fresh and salt water.
NOAA Plan for Regulating Offshore Marine Aquaculture
In 2009, NOAA invited comments on proposed approaches for regulating aquaculture in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) that extends