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AAHA Veterinarians Fight to Keep Animal Cruelty (Declawing) Legal. AAHA.org Won’t Stop Them.

Here are some examples of how the vets with AAHA Accredited Animal Hospital's fight to stop the anti-declawing bills and ordinances. Dr Lynn McEwan of Palmdale veterinary hospital, an AAHA accredited animal hospital, submitted this letter of opposition to the California bill to ban declawing in 2018. In August 2021, another AAHA veterinarian, Dr Peter Pelissier testified to the Sheridan, WY City Council and Mayor about why he opposes the declaw ban amendment to the animal cruelty/abuse ordinance. Here's his full testimony.  He was not truthful with some of his information. This declaw ban amendment was stopped by a 5-2...

Does The Animal Humane Society Like Dogs More Than Cats?

The Animal Humane Society says they are one of the nation’s leading animal welfare organizations. The AHS says they had 23 million page views on their website last year. Wow! Animal Humane Society’s website We agree that they do great work to help animals. Unfortunately the Animal Humane Society’s declawing position statement is on the side […]

Why Does AAHA.org choose profits over living, breathing, helpless cats?

The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) updated their declawing position statement in June 2021. They say they strongly oppose declawing, explaining that declawing is no longer a reasonable or supported procedure… But then they say if veterinarians are going to declaw, they should use pain meds before, during, and after.

Many AAHA Accredited Animal Hospitals Declaw Cats. Here are some examples.

July 2021 Here are some of the many AAHA hospitals that perform this inhumane, cruel, and unnecessary amputation procedure. Our researchers called the hospital and asked for a price of a declaw, what vets do the declaws, and if declawing is ok for a cat long term. Here’s what we found. Purdue University Small Animal […]