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AVMA Board chair addresses challenges to VCPR, advocacy efforts

AVMA News

He also shared other areas of AVMA engagement, including federal advocacy and support for technological advances. About halfway through his term, he spoke with AVMA News about the Association’s grassroots opposition to a “well-funded” campaign to redefine the veterinarian-client-patient relationship (VCPR).

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James E. Nave wins AVMA Advocacy Award

AVMA News

Nave, of Las Vegas, with the AVMA Advocacy Award July 14 during the AVMA House of Delegates (HOD) regular annual session, held concurrently with AVMA Convention 2023 in Denver. The AVMA presented Dr. James E.

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In Memory: Bishop prioritized advocacy for veterinary medicine

AVMA News

Bishop, long a devoted leader within the AVMA focused on working in the political arena on behalf of veterinary medicine, has died.

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Animal scientist Grandin awarded honorary DVM by Kansas State

AVMA News

Despite the many honorary degrees Temple Grandin, PhD, has received for her advocacy on behalf of animals and autistic people, she received her first honorary veterinary degree this May.

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Anti-Research Advocacy in Madison

Critter News

Interesting article on anti-animal research advocacy in Madison, WI. Madison is a key battleground because it is one of only 8 cities with primate centers in the country.

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On Surreal Lobster Advocacy

Animal Person

My self-appointed job in this blog is to think critically about how our human lives intersect with those of sentient nonhumans, in action and thought. Yesterday I received an e-mail alert from the Animal Rights Foundation of Florida (ARFF) regarding " a coin operated game that uses live lobsters at the Royal Palm Ale House in Royal Palm Beach.

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Ocean Advocacy and Animal Rights

Critter News

We support two ocean protection organizations: People for Puget Sound (local) and the Ocean Conservancy. I was reading Ocean Conservancy's magazine today. For the past couple of issues I've read, it has had a "sustainable seafood recipe."