AVMA IN THE NEWS: Week of September 9, 2012

To provide a look at where and how often the AVMA has been mentioned in the media in the past week, the AVMA Media Relations Division has developed this weekly AVMA@Work blog series, “AVMA in the News,” showing the number of times AVMA appeared in the media, as well as a sampling of those hits.

We hope you find these reports informative. As always, we appreciate any questions or feedback you might have on our media relations efforts.

Sunday, September 9 – Saturday, September 15
: 100
Daily Average: 14.3
High Avg:  47.7 (Week of June 10)


Vets and Physicians Find Research Parallels
New York Times
. … This was the subject of a joint declaration by the American Medical Association and the American Veterinary Medical Association in 2006 aimed at encouraging information sharing and joint projects among the far-flung branches of veterinary and human medicine. …

Stem-cell therapy helps dogs get years back
Green Bay Press Gazette (Wis.)
. … The American Veterinary Medical Association said stem cell therapies have been demonstrated to be safe for animals, but research is ongoing to determine effectiveness of treatment. …

Animal group urges fair to cancel elephant rides
Bakersfield Californian
“. … Shocking elephants and other violent behavior depicted in the video is prohibited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums guidelines, the American Veterinary Medical Association guidelines, and in California statute,” Rossell wrote in a statement. …

Develop a euthanasia protocol
Dairy Herd
. … Both methods are recognized by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). …

Jack in the Box to Eliminate Gestation-Sow Stalls
Indiana Ag Connection
. … The National Pork Board maintains the position, similar to the positions taken by the American Veterinary Medical Association and the American Association of Swine Veterinarians, that there are numerous ways, including sow gestation stalls, to provide proper care for sows. …


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