AVMA revises spay/neuter clinic guidelines

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Jan 09, 2010
By dvm360.com staff
Schaumburg, Ill. -- In an attempt to clarify current standards of practice and simplify pain management terminology, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Executive Board has revised it guidelines for spay/neuter clinics.

The guide, previously titled "Guidelines for Veterinarians Participating on Ovariohysterectomy-Orchiectomy Clinics," now will be called "Guidelines for Veterinarians Participating in Spay/Neuter Clinics" and will be revised based on recommendations from the AVMA Council on Veterinary Service.