2009 Year in Review: New welfare war
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.