Nutritional and greenhouse gas impacts of removing animals from US agriculture

Source: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

(November 7, 2017) As a major contributor to agricultural greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, it has been suggested that reducing animal agriculture or consumption of animal-derived foods may reduce GHGs and enhance food security...Read more»

 

The ethics of enrichment

Source: DVM 360

(October 17, 2017) Keeping pets' pain and fear to a minimum is great-but it's not enough for a good quality of life.  Animals need an environment in which they can thrive and be happy.  And veterinarians are obligated to help make this happen...Read more»

 

The FBI's hunt for two missing piglets reveals the federal cover-up of barbaric factory farms

Source: The Intercept

(October 5, 2017) FBI agents are devoting substantial resources to a multistate hunt for two baby piglets that the bureau believes are named Lucy and Ethel...Read more»

 

Big Chicken: The incredible story of how antibiotics created modern agriculture and changed the way the world eats

Source: National Geographic

(August 18, 2017) Chicken is the world's most popular meat, but its path to our plates winds through a dark and fascinating history...Read more»

 

The link between animal abuse and murder

Source: The Atlantic

(August 31, 2017) A forensic veterinarian is on a mission to convince law enforcement that people who harm pets often commit other serious crimes...Read more»

 

How pets of Hurricane Harvey are benefiting from the lessons of Katrina

Source: Huffington Post

(September 5, 2017)  Hurricane Katrina was one of the most devastating natural disasters to strike the United States.  But it was also a transformative moment in our relationship with cats and dogs...Read more»

 

AVMA, NAVTA partner to strengthen vital veterinary team ties

Source: Veterinary Practice News

(July 26, 2017)  The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) announced it has teamed with the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA) to enhance and support the entire veterinary health care team, according to the AVMA...Read more»
 

Groundbreaking program helps bring animal abusers to justice

Source: FOX 10 Phoenix News

(July 21, 2017)  It's well-known that forensic science helps detectives solve murders.  When it comes to cases of animal cruelty, however, there's a groundbreaking program for veterinary students in the Valley, and it is helping bring animal abusers to justice...Read more»

 
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