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…
Panel on Euthanasia - roster
AVMA guidelines on euthanasia
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…
Snapshots of an emergency and specialty practice
JAVMA News shadowed veterinarians and support staff at Iowa Veterinary Specialties in Des Moines, Iowa
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.
State and local euthanasia issues
Veterinarians have a special responsibility to animals during the final stages of life. AVMA’s resources and guidance on euthanasia topics include the…
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 …
A day in the life of an emergency veterinary clinic
JAVMA News shadowed veterinarians and other staff members at Iowa Veterinary Specialties in Des Moines, Iowa, to get a feel for how they’re getting by…
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.
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
Veterinarian professes ignorance on euthanasia statute
Charges filed against a Tennessee veterinarian come as a reminder that practitioners must adhere to state laws and
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 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.
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.
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
Comments sought for draft euthanasia guidelines
The AVMA is seeking comments on a draft revision of the AVMA Guidelines on Euthanasia. AVMA members can comment on any or all
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