Five Delaware veterinarians killed a 2022 Delaware anti-cruelty bill, which was written to protect cats by ending declawing, an inhumane and unnecessary amputation of cats’ toe bones.
Dr Michelle Crosier, owner of Companion Animal Veterinary Associates in Middletown, DE. She is a Fear Free Certified veterinarian.
Dr Erin Giebel Whaley, Dr Andrea Richter, and Dr Robert Pedigo, all associated with Savannah Animal Hospital. Lewes, DE which is an AAHA hospital that declaws cats. Dr Whaley is a co-owner of the hospital and Dr Pedigo and Dr Richter retired from Savannah Animal Hospital in November of 2021.
Dr Jan Sosnowski, NVA practice, Governor’s Avenue Animal Hospital, Dover, DE that declaws cats. According to 2 employees at this practice, Dr Sosnowski declaws cats. She is a Fear Free Certified veterinarian and Fear Free does not allow their vets or practices to declaw cats.
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?
Story published in April 2021 National Veterinary Associates (NVA) is the largest private owner of freestanding veterinary hospitals in the United States. NVA is owned by JAB Holdings, a company that is owned by the Reimann family. NVA has over 1100 vet practices and pet resorts in America. NVA says this on their facebook page. […]
Why is the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) still allowing declawing in their standard of excellence animal hospitals?
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.
Here are the veterinary organizations that recently did the humane and right thing and stopped allowing declawing in their accredited veterinary practices.