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Animal welfare policy statements

The veterinarian's role in animal welfare
This informative booklet provides AVMA policy statements on animal welfare issues affecting various species and practice types.
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Table of Contents

AVMA Animal Welfare Principles

Ownership vs. Guardianship

Animal Abuse and Animal Neglect

Euthanasia of Animals That Are Unwanted or Unfit for Adoption

Pain in Animals

Physical Restraint of Animals

Regulations and Policies Regarding Animal Use

Responsible Use of Animals for Human Purposes

Veterinarians and Veterinary Associations Working with Animal Control and Animal Welfare Organizations, AVMA Guidelines for

Animals Used in Entertainment:

Animals Used in Research and Teaching:

Companion Animals:

Horses:

Wildlife and Exotic Animals:

Food Animals:

Cattle:

Sheep:

Swine:

Poultry:

 

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