Did AAHA Accredited Androscoggin Animal Hospital in Maine Stop Being A Cat Friendly Practice So They Could Keep Declawing Cats?
On July 1, 2021, The American Assoc. of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) stopped allowing declawing in all their Cat Friendly Practices.
Many Cat Friendly Practices are also AAHA Accredited Animal Hospitals and we are finding some who stopped being a CAT FRIENDLY Practice because they wanted to be able to keep declawing cats.
Did Androscoggin Animal Hospital stop being a Cat Friendly Practice in 2021 so they could keep declawing cats?
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 vote. One of the Sheridan City Council members told us that he voted no because of Dr Pelissier’s testimony.
Declawing Is a Big Money Making Procedure in Wichita, KS.
Cats Don’t Stand A Chance!
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.
This AAHA Animal Hospital Chose to STOP Being A Cat Friendly Practice So They Could Keep Declawing Cats
Here’s a story about an AAHA Accredited Animal Hospital, Cascade Hospital for Animals in Grand Rapids, MI that chose to stop being a Cat Friendly Practice so they could continue to declaw cats. They once were really proud of being a Cat Friendly Practice as you can see on their 2013 Facebook post. (Please send […]
Story published in July 2021 and updated Feb. 2022. Petition to AAHA. AAHA Petition Here are some of the many AAHA hospitals that perform this inhumane, cruel, and unnecessary amputation procedure (declawing). Some of these AAHA Accredited Animal Hospitals also are not honest about their credentials, do not follow the requirements of their affiliated organizations, […]
AAHA Accredited Animal Hospital, Tiny Town Animal Clinic and Family Pet Hospital in Clarksville, TN say on their website that they offer routine declaw surgeries.
Does WSU College of Veterinary Medicine Have No Confidence In Its Behavior Department?
Meet the 4 People Who Didn’t Want Cats in Nevada To Be Protected From This Animal Cruelty. (Declawing)
Why did Nevada Democrat Senator Chris Brooks, Pete Goicoechea, and Ira Hansen oppose this cat protection, animal welfare bill? Do they support animal cruelty? Was Chris Brooks doing his friend, Alisa Nave Worth, the Nevada Veterinary Medical Association’s lobbyist a favor? Do these Senators not like cats?
We have data, peer reviewed studies, and notes from veterinarians to show you that declawing is contributing to mental and moral stress in the veterinary profession. If declawing is banned, it will improve the mental health and well-being in many veterinarians and veterinary professionals.