Here are many examples of those in the veterinary profession and some outside of it, who could truly help to end the inhumane procedure of declawing, but aren’t.
The Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association wrote in their Sept. 1, 2023 newsletter, “PVMA is involved in working behind the scenes to prevent a declaw ban from moving in the legislature. This is a tricky issue, but it would be bad precedent to have the state government decide what procedures we cannot perform on our clients animals.”
The Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association doesn’t want to regulate their veterinarians even when it comes to this animal cruelty.
June 28, 2017 Over the last few years that we’ve been working on this cause to end declawing, we’ve been blocked by people and organizations for simply trying to help save kitties from having their toes and claws amputated. Here are the ones that blocked us on Twitter. Here are the reasons we […]
The New Hampshire Bill Was Killed Under Questionable Circumstances. NHVMA/AVMA Vet Says that Banning Declawing Will Cause Emotional Harm to Veterinarians.
A representative from the NHVMA/AVMA, Dr Jan Barlow, testified to legislators and said that banning declawing can cause veterinarians emotional harm.
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.
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.
July 14, 2021. There are 30 vet colleges in America and 10 of them perform declawing in their small animal hospitals. The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s AAHA Accredited Animal Hospital is one of the ten that are still performing declaws. In 2019 we reached out to UW to ask they some questions about declawing at their […]
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.