WVA policies: Animal Welfare

Animal Welfare Animal Welfare

15 Nov 2018

The Role of Veterinarians in Aquatic Animal Health

The growth of aquaculture in the global food chain as well as increasing concerns of environmental contamination by medicines used in aquaculture, makes it imperative that the highest possible quality of animal health services should be provided.

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Animal Welfare Animal Welfare

26 Feb 2018

WVA Factsheet on Donkey Skin Trade and Donkey Welfare

Donkeys are poorly suited to intensive breeding practices due to long gestation periods, low fecundity, low success rates of artificial insemination and high propensity to abortion and mortality caused by stress

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4 Apr 2017

WVA Factsheet on Food Animals during Transportation

Promote development and enforcement of appropriate national animal welfare standards and regulations for transportation of food animals.

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29 Mar 2017

WVA Factsheet on Working Equids

Promote the development and enforcement of equine welfare standards and regulations that are consistent with international expectations.

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Animal Welfare Animal Welfare

25 Nov 2016

FS on Owned and Unowned Free-Roaming Dogs

 Dog-mediated human rabies is an entirely preventable disease with appropriate dog vaccination.

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14 Mar 2016

WVA Policy Statement on the Control of Inappropriately Aggressive Dogs

The World Veterinary Association recognizes that inappropriately aggressive or vicious dogs pose a significant threat to humans and other animals.

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18 Dec 2014

2nd Global Webinar on Animal Welfare – Report

The importance of new technologies to empower vets in the field of Animal Welfare.

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