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Animals  (tags: devocalization, petition/letter, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, dogs, cats, ethics, law, pets, sadness, suffering )

Dianne Ly
- 849 days ago -
The policy comes up for a vote the first week of January 2013. Learn how it hurts animals, then scroll down for steps you can take NOW to protect them. Act quickly, before the vote.

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Dianne Lynn Elko (749)
Thursday December 27, 2012, 5:51 pm

Call 1-847-285-6618 or 1-800-248-2862, ext. 7, weekdays, 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. CST. Please be calm, polite and brief.

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To Whom It Concerns,

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has historically sanctioned the cutting of vocal cords to mask a dogs or cats voice. Despite public outcry against devocalization in recent years, the AVMA Executive Board has proposed a new policy that will further entrench veterinary support for this practice, widely considered an act of animal cruelty.

On January 3, 2013, the AVMA will vote on a policy that will potentially protect veterinary, breeding, and animal-testing profits, but leave dogs and cats vulnerable to devocalization.

Stop justifying cruelty. No vet should cut vocal cords to stifle a dogs or cats voice! No veterinary association should condone it.

Thank you for taking the time to consider this urgent appeal.


Lenicka R. (57)
Friday December 28, 2012, 2:23 am
Noted , Sent and confirmed
Thank you Dianne !!

Yvonne F. (178)
Friday December 28, 2012, 4:50 am
Action taken!!! Thanks Dianne

Sandi C. (225)
Friday December 28, 2012, 7:36 am

Barbara Erdman (63)
Friday December 28, 2012, 10:08 am
Noted Dianne :0 Tnx

Barbara Erdman (63)
Friday December 28, 2012, 10:27 am
Also sent the online letter :-0 Tnx

Ellen G. (342)
Friday December 28, 2012, 5:52 pm
Got it.

Christeen Anderson (606)
Sunday December 30, 2012, 3:22 am
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