2009 Year in Review: New welfare war

30 events that shaped veterinary medicine in 2009
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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