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BREAKING: Walmart, Largest Food Seller in the U.S., Adopts Groundbreaking Animal Welfare Policy
Advocacy
Friday, May 22, 2015 12:56 PM

On behalf of the Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association's members,we applaud the decision by Walmart to change its policies with respect to animal welfare.

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Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association’s Statement on Report of Texas Veterinarian Killing Cat with Bow and Arrow
News
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 12:54 PM

The reported case of a Texas veterinarian allegedly killing a cat with a bow and arrow and then boasting about it on social media illustrates a violent act against an animal, an unethical act as a veterinarian, and an immoral act as a human being. Dr. Barry Kellogg, VMD, senior veterinary advisor for HSVMA, issued the following statement:

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Keeping the Recent Dog Flu Outbreak in Perspective
News
Monday, April 13, 2015 02:17 PM

Updated Thursday, April 16, 2015
by Barry N. Kellogg, VMD - Senior Veterinary Advisor

News outlets in the U.S. have reported Canine Influenza outbreaks in more than 30 states in the last year. The recent outbreaks in Chicago and Wisconsin are current examples. The Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association cautions dog owners to be on the lookout for signs of the highly contagious disease, which can cause an acute respiratory infection which in some instances can lead to secondary pneumonia and death.

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