Story published May 2022 In January, 2022, the AVMA sent a letter of opposition to the Maryland anti-declawing bill. (This bill was signed by the Governor of MD in April 2022. Maryland is the 2nd state to ban declawing.) The AVMA used the usual weak excuses to condone this barbaric animal cruelty and also said, […]
The Point by Point Rebuttal to the AVMA’s Declawing Position Statement by Dr Jean Hofve Who is An Expert in this Issue.
Declawing is a big money making procedure in Ohio.
Thrive Pet Healthcare Allows Declawing In Their Stand Alone Clinics. Thrive Petco Clinics Do Not Perform Declawing.
Thrive Pet Healthcare allows declawing in their stand alone clinics. Thrive Petco clnics do not perform declawing. Petco told us in 2018, “Please know that Petco and the Petco Foundation do not support the practice of declawing unless it is a medical necessity (for the cat).” Some of the Thrive Pet Healthcare practices don’t perform declawing and they say their doctors don’t think declaws are ethical or humane. Many other Thrive Pet Healthcare vet clinics routinely perform declawing and their employees say it is ok for a cat and some even ask if you want two or four paws declawed.
We looked into how the Maryland Veterinary Medical Association’s leaders address declawing at their vet practices.
The ASPCA Doesn’t Want Declawing Banned & Their Position Statement is Being Used to Stop Anti-declawing bills.
City the Kitty is calling on animal lovers across the world to investigate the ASPCA on why they do not want declawing banned and why they have a declawing position statement that is on the side of declawing veterinarians and not cats.
If the ASPCA has a declawing position statement that completely condemns this animal cruelty (declawing) and helps pass laws to ban it, then more cats would be protected from this inhumane, cruel, and very harmful amputation procedure.
RareBreed Veterinary Partners’ Mission Is To Provide Exceptional Patient Care. Why Do They Allow Declawing In Their Practices?
Rarebreed Veterinary Partners has around 40 veterinary practices with 800 employees.
Rarebreed says that their mission is to deliver exceptional care to pets, yet some of their practices perform declawing which is far from exceptional care for cats, is below the standard of care in veterinary medicine, and is animal cruelty.
Why is Kelley’s Heart to Heart Adoption Center in MI Declawing Most of Their Rescued Cats Before They Put them Up For Adoption?
Dr James Kelley, the owner and declawing vet from Kelley’s Animal Clinic in Walker, MI sent a note to all the shelter directors in Michigan in Feb. 2020 about how he opposed the anti-declawing bill. Some of the things he said in the note were, “Declawing your cat is not a cruel choice, there are no ill side effects, and the cats are not aware of the fact that they have been declawed.”
Dr James Kelley also runs a cat adoption organization called Kelley’s Heart to Heart Adoption Center in Walker, MI and most of their rescued kittens are declawed before they put them up for adoption.
Story published Dec. 1, 2021 Cats Only Veterinary Clinic put up this billboard in November 2021, on Harkrider St. at Bruce St. in Conway, AR which is around 50 miles from his clinic. Here’s more about Cats Only Veterinary Clinic and declawing clinics in Searcy. Cats Only Veterinary Clinic and Declawing in Searcy, AR According […]
If an animal hospital lies right up front to clients then how can anyone trust everything else they are doing? What keeps them from lying to you in person about your beloved pet? Why is this AAHA hospital promoting things on the front of their website that just aren’t true? AAHA has 900 standards of care for their accredited animal hospitals and AAHA allows declawing in their hospitals. Does AAHA also allow lies and deception?