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Humane transport of equines
The AVMA supports the use of best practices when transporting animals and therefore opposes the use of double-decked trailers to transport equines.
Horse slaughter for human consumption banned in Illinois
On May 24, Illinois Governor Rod R. Blagojevich signed legislation that bans the slaughter of horses in Illinois for human
Kentucky Equine Humane Center established
The Kentucky Equine Humane Center was recently formed in Lexington, Ky., and will serve as a shelter and adoption service for
Horse slaughter for human consumption faces hurdles
Decisions are expected in the near future regarding the slaughter of horses for human consumption in the United States
As CWD spreads in cervids, states also monitor humans
As a fatal, infectious neurologic disease has spread in deer and elk, researchers want to make sure it can't affect humans.
Outbreak of Seoul virus in humans linked to pet rats
An outbreak of Seoul virus linked to pet rats had infected at least 13 people as of Feb. 15.
Horse-assisted therapy: Good for humans, but how about horses?
For many years, humans have benefited from horse-assisted therapy, reaping physical and psychological benefits.
Veterinarians among those charged in widespread horse doping scheme
Federal prosecutors have arrested several veterinarians, trainers, and other horse racing professionals on charges relating to systematic, covert…
HOD adopts policies on cribbing, microchipping animals
In January, the AVMA House of Delegates overwhelmingly voted to adopt a new policy on humanely managing horse cribbing and a revised policy concerning…
CWD spreading, sometimes long before discovery
About four in 10 wild cervids are infected with CWD in areas of Colorado, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. The always-fatal prion disease also can simmer…
Human Plague frequently asked questions: Plague is an infectious disease of animals and humans caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis.
The hidden ecosystem of the gut microbiome
Millions of bacteria live in the gastrointestinal tract of animals, including cats, dogs, and humans.
Osteosarcoma is genetically similar in dogs and human children, according to a study published July 19 in the journal Communications Biology by
Horse slaughter exports to Mexico decrease
Last year, 53,947 horses were shipped from the United States to Mexico for slaughter.
The unwanted horse
Veterinarians, humane groups grapple with thousands of homeless or neglected horses
Horse slaughter bill making waves
Legislation that would prohibit the slaughter of horses for human consumption is making waves
Problems persist with federal veterinary workforce numbers
The Government Accountability Office concludes the departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services likely lack enough veterinarians
Disposal of Pharmaceuticals
Pharmaceutical Disposal has come under increased scrutiny due to detection of human pharmaceuticals in U.S. Waterways.
Q fever outbreak affects people, goats in West
A Q fever outbreak affected goats on at least 16 farms in Washington and Montana and caused at least 15 human illnesses, federal
From 'Zoobiquity' to 'Wildhood'
Many humans don’t realize how much they have in common with other animal species from monkeys to gazelles to even guppies. Barbara Natterson-Horowitz,…
Audit outlines Horse Protection Program deficiencies
Current practices by the Department of Agriculture to ensure the humane treatment of horses exhibited at shows or being transported
FDA announces voluntary withdrawal of pergolide
The Food and Drug Administration announced March 29 that pergolide drug products, which are used to treat humans with
Horse slaughter ban clears House
Congress came a step closer to banning the slaughter of horses for human consumption when the House passed the American