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Resources Animal Welfare

American Association of Equine Practitioners

American Veterinary Medical Association

  • Issues: Animal Welfare Includes links to animal welfare policy statements, science and educational materials, guidelines on euthanasia, and information on legislative and regulatory issues.

Animal welfare organizations

Professional veterinary animal welfare organizations

  • American College of Animal Welfare (ACAW) The mission of ACAW is to advance animal welfare through education, certification, and scientific investigation. Once recognized by AVMA, Diplomates of the American College of Animal Welfare will include veterinarians with specialized training and experience to carry out the ACAW mission.

North Carolina Department of Agricultural & Consumer Services

United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

United States Department of Agriculture National Agriculture Library