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Breaking: Canadian Veterinary Medical Association issues statement opposing declawing of cats

Wednesday, Mar 29th, 2017 | By Dr. Marty Becker

The Canadian Veterinary Medical Association today issued a statement opposing the declawing of cats, a stronger position than they’ve taken previously. From the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation: The Canadian Veterinary Medical Association has strengthened its stand against declawing domestic cats, saying the practice causes unnecessary and avoidable pain. “It is evident that felines suffer needlessly when […]

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AVMA joins animal welfare organizations in asking animal welfare inspection reports be returned to USDA website

Thursday, Feb 16th, 2017 | By Dr. Marty Becker

In this guest post, my writing partner Kim Campbell Thornton looks at the response from the AVMA and animal organizations to the removal of puppy mill and other animal welfare-related inspection reports from the USDA website. The American Veterinary Medical Association is concerned after the U. S. Department of Agriculture removed from its website inspection […]

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America’s horses need your help

Tuesday, Jun 10th, 2014 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Few things hurt my heart as much as seeing an animal abused, especially that great and gentle animal, the horse. I join the American Veterinary Medical Association in begging you to lend your voice to end two abusive practices that lead to great suffering for our nation’s horses. The first of these is the practice […]

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