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Legislation and Regulations in Laboratory Animal Welfare
An overview of animal welfare legislation and regulation for laboratory animals, as well as actions the AVMA is taking to improve it.
Legislation would regulate puppy mills
A Senate subcommittee recently held a hearing about a controversial bill aimed at regulating puppy mills by bringing federal oversight to large-scale…
Lawmakers seek expansion of animal welfare regulations
A New York Times story exposing alleged abuses at an agricultural research facility has prompted legislation to expand federal animal
Europe adopts new animal testing regulations
Legislation passed by the European Parliament this September will prohibit member states from using great apes in nearly all research
Swaying voters, influencing legislation
AVMA State Public Policy Symposium addresses legislative, court, public opinion battles posted December 18, 2009 Ralph Johnson,…
Report summarizes new state laws and regulations in 2007
State governments adopted or considered a variety of measures during 2007 in areas that affect veterinarians—such as animal
Drugs, regulation in horse racing discussed on Capitol Hill
Once again, Congress is eyeing implementing reforms in North American horse racing, but, this time, it’s looking to an outside
Animal welfare regulations: a rough crossing from Europe to US
Animal welfare regulations: a rough crossing from Europe to US Wes Jamison, PhD, talks with attendees. …
Midyear report summarizes state legislation
2008 already has been another busy year for state legislation relevant to veterinary and animal issues.
AVMA takes a stand on legislative initiatives
To help speed the implementation of the U.S. Animal Identification Plan, the AVMA has vowed to actively pursue legislation
Animal Care faulted for lax oversight of problem dog breeders
New legislation aims to strengthen regulations, close Internet
50 years later, animal welfare act is a work in progress
The Animal Welfare Act was signed into law in 1966, originally to protect laboratory animals while also regulating animal dealers and the
State Laws Governing Elective Surgical Procedures
Several states regulate veterinary procedures such as tail docking, ear cropping and devocalization.
Animal Tethering Prohibitions
Several state laws and regulations address the issue of tethering companion animals, specifically dogs.
AVMA determining scope of improper practice
When Illinois' veterinary practice act was opened in 2010, the Illinois State VMA hoped legislators would address problems with