Canine devocalization should only be performed by qualified, licensed veterinarians as a final alternative to euthanasia after behavioral…
AAHA-AVMA canine preventive healthcare guidelines
All dogs should have a veterinary examination at least annually. For many dogs, more frequent visits may be appropriate.
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the global control of canine rabies
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the global control of canine rabies.
Ear cropping and tail docking of dogs
The AVMA opposes ear cropping and tail docking of dogs when done solely for cosmetic purposes.
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the benefits of animal vaccination programs in advancing animal and human health
Historically, immunization practices and vaccination protocols have contributed to significantly reduce the incidence of many life-threatening…
Model bill and regulations to assure appropriate care for dogs intended for use as Pets
Model Bill and Regulations to Assure Appropriate Care for Dogs Intended for Use as Pets