News about state veterinary medical associations (VMAs) - DVM
  • SEARCH:
News Center
DVM Featuring Information from:

ADVERTISEMENT

State Veterinary Medical Associations
Source: DVM360 MAGAZINE

FVMA fights to maintain veterinary safeguards

June 1, 2005

Tallahassee, Fla. — The Florida Veterinary Medical Association (FVMA) reports its lobbying fund is almost depleted after countering legislation that allows an "independent contractor" to treat animals.

Source: DVM360 MAGAZINE

CVMA supports anti-ear cropping bill

May 1, 2005

Sacramento, Calif. — As the California Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) takes heat for fighting West Hollywood's declaw ban, the group votes to support legislation to outlaw ear cropping, a largely cosmetic procedure.

Source: DVM360 MAGAZINE

PVMA adopts legal positions on animals

April 1, 2005

Hershey, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association (PVMA) approved last month the release of two position statements and a resolution addressing hot-button issues involving pets.

Source: DVM360 MAGAZINE

CVMA sues city over declaw ban

April 1, 2005

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. — A lawsuit filed by the California Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) against West Hollywood seeks to stop the city from banning veterinary surgical procedures already legal in the state.

Source: DVM360 MAGAZINE

CVMA fights proposed cosmetic surgery ban

March 1, 2005

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. —The California Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA), at presstime, was weighing options to block an attempt to ban several surgical procedures in a city that deems declawing a criminal act.

Source: DVM360 MAGAZINE

WVMA fortifies position for prescription writing war

February 1, 2005

To view the proposal titled "Writing the Script in Wisconsin," visit www.writingthescript.com.

Source: DVM360 MAGAZINE

California opinion nixes declaw ban; CVMA claims victory

February 1, 2005

Sacramento, Calif. — The Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) deemed West Hollywood's declaw ban unconstitutional.

Source: DVM360 MAGAZINE

OVMA readies to weigh in on dangerous dog law

January 1, 2005

The law fails to provide dog owners a meaningful opportunity to be heard on the issue.

Source: DVM360 MAGAZINE

Government task force findings concern NJVMA

December 1, 2004

TRENTON, N.J.—A draft of the state's Animal Welfare Task Force report obtained by DVM Newsmagazine prior to publication has New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association (NJVMA) officials reeling.

ADVERTISEMENT

Click here