Eventually, many owners are faced with making life-or-death decisions for their pets. Although it's never an easy decision to make, perhaps the…
Speakers discuss euthanasia, animal welfare, behavior of research animals
Sessions this morning and afternoon at AVMA Convention 2022 cover approaches to euthanasia, fundamentals of animal welfare education, and how to…
Emergency Euthanasia of Wildlife
Wild Animal Species, Exotic Pets, Hybrids When an animal is suffering from imminently fatal injuries, emergency euthanasia may be the most humane…
Euthanasia form reviewed
The AVMA Executive Board approved revisions to the model animal euthanasia authorization form in November.
State laws governing euthanasia
This is a summary of statutory and regulatory provisions that AVMA is aware addressing the euthanasia of companion animals.
Warning added to euthanasia products
The FDA's Center for Veterinary Medicine is adding an environmental warning to labels of pentobarbital-containing euthanasia
Euthanasia solution reentering market
Phone calls made May 30 by AVMA staff to a number of suppliers of dosage form euthanasia solution revealed that the product has been trickling in…
Euthanasia guidelines to undergo interim update
The AVMA is preparing to release a ninth update to our Guidelines for the Euthanasia of Animals, and we’ll be sharing a first look at proposed changes…
The end-all practice: home euthanasia
Home euthanasia has been a passion of mine for the last eight years,” says Dr. Kathleen Cooney (Colorado State ’04) of Loveland, Colorado.
Human-Animal Bond - Grief and Euthanasia
Understanding your feelings of loss when your animal dies How do I know it is time? Pet euthanasia How do I know it is time? Equine euthanasia …
AVMA releases updated euthanasia guidelines
The AVMA recently updated its 2000 Report of the AVMA Panel on Euthanasia, now called the AVMA Guidelines on Euthanasia.
Veterinarian professes ignorance on euthanasia statute
Charges filed against a Tennessee veterinarian come as a reminder that practitioners must adhere to state laws and
Wild horses could face euthanasia
The Bureau of Land Management has been charged with protecting, managing, and controlling wild horses and burros under the authority of the authority…
AVMA guidelines for the euthanasia of animals
The AVMA guidelines for the euthanasia of animals provide veterinarians guidance in relieving pain and suffering of animals that are to be euthanized.
Comments sought for draft euthanasia guidelines
The AVMA is seeking comments on a draft revision of the AVMA Guidelines on Euthanasia.
AVMA board approves Panel on Euthanasia report
The AVMA Guidelines on Euthanasia are recognized by government regulators and the animal care and use community as the gold standard for acceptable…
Ohio board to create livestock euthanasia rules
The Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board created a draft set of livestock euthanasia rules, and the project could help fulfill an
Euthanasia a rare but complicated issue in disasters
The pending discussions on euthanasia protocols will include how to shorten the time between when TAHC staff members recommend euthanasia
Euthanasia at Kentucky Derby renews attention to safety
The dramatic breakdown and subsequent euthanasia of Eight Belles, the filly who placed second in the Kentucky Derby, has shone
Euthanasia guidelines for nondomestic animals available
The American Association of Zoo Veterinarians is making its "Guidelines for euthanasia for nondomestic animals"
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.
AVMA releases latest version of its euthanasia guidelines
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has released the latest version of its Guidelines for the Euthanasia of Animals.
Powered by you: Comments sought on AVMA euthanasia guidelines
AVMA members to review proposed changes through August 31 One of the AVMA's best known and globally recognized resources is being updated in light of…
FSIS will require euthanasia of calves unable to walk
Starting in September, veal calves that are unable to walk at slaughter facilities must be euthanized.
USDA may require euthanasia of downed veal calves
Veal calves that become nonambulatory at slaughter plants would need to be euthanized, rather than resting