Many American Veterinary Group Practices Perform Declawing. Is Declawing Clinical Excellence?

American Veterinary Group was founded by veterinarians in 2015 and they own & operate over 50 veterinary practices throughout the Southern United States. American Veterinary Group says that they pursue partnerships with veterinary professionals who share their dedication to clinical excellence. Unfortunately many American Veterinary Group practices declaw cats. Do the “leaders” with American Veterinary […]

Dear VetCor, Please Stop Allowing Declawing in Your Vet Practices

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?