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AVMA

International joint statements address horse slaughter, rabies in dogs

I have never understood why an organization formed and devoted to the health and welfare of animals can stand by statements such as this, which is simply a repeat of the same statement they issued 20 years ago. Such absolute garbage like, “…transporting horses destined for slaughter over long distances can negatively impact their health Full Article

AVMA, AAEP enter into urban working horse debate

The horse carriage debate has been raging for some time now. There are those who do not think horses should be used even with police departments. Our urban environs ...Full Article

DeHaven takes on walking horse industry over soring

For years, Dr DeHaven, President of the American Veterinary Medical Association has been an advocate to end soring. The PAST Act needs to be approved to end this cruel ...Full Article

Horsemeat saga continues

The American Veterinary Medical Association is *for* horse slaughter? Even with the knowledge of what type of drugs are administered to the majority of horses? This is not the ...Full Article

Vets call for action in new horsemeat scandal

(And where, one might ask, are those caring vets represented by the American Veterinarian Medical Association and the American Association of Equine Practiioners? All we hear are pro-slaughter statements ...Full Article

The Binders Full of Horses

The recent discovery by the European Union that horses from the US might possibly have been exposed to drugs that are forbidden in meat meant for human consumption led ...Full Article

Horse Slaughter: Revealing The Truth, Part Five – The Money Trail

In the last part of this series, we will look at the money trail. In doing so, we will detail the identity, motivation and the not-so-clear connections that continue ...Full Article

Texas Loves Horses – for BBQ?

Some thoughts on the July 10th Texas Senate Hearing – We had a showdown of the pro vs anti slaughter folks in the Capitol in Austin. It was them ...Full Article