2009 Year in Review: New welfare war

30 events that shaped veterinary medicine in 2009
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Dec 13, 2009
By dvm360.com staff

Some 41 states are debating legislation about animal welfare. Outgunned and underfunded, veterinary medicine may still hold the most important weapon -- credibility. The American Veterinary Medical Association is pushing to get a seat at the negotiating table. Pictured below, former U.S. Senator Wayne Allard, DVM, and a panel of speakers during the AVMA/AAVMC symposium. For more, go to Veterinarians want to be in forefront of animal welfare debate, Animal welfare: When emotion and science collide and The many faces of animal welfare.

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