VetCor has 427 practices in 33 states.
Why is the standard of care in VetCor practices so different when it comes to declawing?
Some VetCor practices do not perform declawing. They say declawing is not the standard of care, it is a very invasive procedure, it can cause lasting injury to cats.
Vetcor’s website says, “We are motivated to help our practices find and hire passionate people by empowering them to do the right thing for their patients.”
Is declawing ever the right thing for a cat?
Here are the veterinary organizations that did the right thing and banned declawing.
NVA’s Mission is To Improve The Comfort & Well-Being Of Animals. Why Are Many NVA Practices Declawing Cats?
April 2021 National Veterinary Associates (NVA) is the largest private owner of freestanding veterinary hospitals in the United States. They have over 1000 vet practices and pet resorts. NVA says this on their facebook page. “Our mission is to improve the comfort and well-being of animals by providing progressive and compassionate care.” Many NVA […]
Why is the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) still allowing declawing in their standard of excellence animal hospitals?
Many wealthy women throughout history have left some or all of their fortunes to some sort of animal welfare cause.
Leona Helmsley, Tobacco heiress Doris Duke, philanthropist Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge, candy heiress Helen Vorhees Brach and Thelma Doelger, the widow of famed architect Henry Doelger, all established foundations intended to benefit animals.
All of these woman, whose trustees and attorneys were all male had their bequest wishes either overturned, ignored, or used for the bare minimum.
These women’s trustees and attorneys – all or mostly male – either completely ignored their wishes as regards animal welfare causes, or over time came to honor them to an increasingly bare minimum.Could Rhoda Hogan be another example since Cornell lied about how they used her bequest, did the minimum that they had to do with her large bequest, and 14 years later they still haven’t used the remaining $25,502.
A spay and neuter center that also declaws cats. The Spay and Neuter Center of Southern Nevada.
This is how ethical and humane veterinary leaders do the right thing when they see an injustice.
When they know better they do better.
Mission Veterinary Partners took immediate action and put an end to this inhumane, cruel, and unnecessary amputation procedure (declawing) in their practices.
UPDATE MARCH 14, 2021. The Chief Veterinary Officer with Mission Veterinary Partners sent us a note today and said that they are going to adopt the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) declawing position and will ban declawing in all their animal hospitals in America! Their Medical Advisory Board is voting on this on March […]
Story published on Feb 28, 2021. Is Dr Lori (Lorraine) Corriveau, the laser declawing veterinarian at Purdue’s Small Animal Primary Care, getting paid by a laser company? Please send a polite email to Purdue’s Dean of the Vet School or their Media relations folks and ask them this question and ask them why Purdue is […]
Story published Feb. 23, 2021. Screenshot taken on Feb. 23, 2021 of a Google review for Gentle Doctor Animal Hospital. The Gentle Doctor became a Banfield hospital in Oct. 2019 according to an employee that works there. Banfield banned declawing in Jan. 2020 in all their hospitals.Banfield’s Declawing Policy ———————————————————————————————————————————————————- Banfield Animal Hospitals […]