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.
Uniform horse-racing rules gaining momentum
Proposed uniform national horse-racing reforms by the RMTC involve medication regulation and enforcement, including laboratory testing.
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
Once more around the track
Racetrack-led coalition created to address horse racing deaths, safety concerns
Microchipping of animals
This page provides background information on microchipping of animals.
Initiative focuses on racing integrity
The American Association of Equine Practitioners has created an initiative called Prescription for Racing Reform
Shelter vets aim to raise level of care for millions of animals
The Association of Shelter Veterinarians in December unveiled standards designed to enhance the health and welfare of millions of animals
More and more animal shelters and individuals are participating in cross-country programs to transport adoptable dogs from source shelters
Looking for a new direction
A number of ongoing issues, particularly injuries and medication usage, were spotlighted this past year in horseracing