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Dr. Jonas Watson

Manitoba Vets Vote to Ban Cat Declawing

Manitoba is Seventh Canadian Province to Ban Cat Declawing – May 30, 2019 – Veterinarians of the Manitoba Veterinary Medical Association voted overwhelmingly to ban the practice of declawing cats without a medical reason. The...
Dr.-Quirk

California Bill to Ban Declawing Stalled in Legislature

Legislation to Ban Declawing in California Stalled in Legislature – April 23, 2019 – Assemblymember Bill Quirk, PhD, authored a bill, AB 1230, that would end declawing in California. The bill did not pass its...
Dr. Heather Pineo

Alberta Veterinarians Call For End to Declawing

Alberta Vets Ban Declawing and Other Unnecessary Surgery – February 3, 2019 – The Alberta Veterinary Medical Association voted "overwhelmingly" to pass two resolutions to ban declawing and other surgeries they consider to be unnecessary,...
New Jersey state senator Troy Singleton

New Jersey Bill to Ban Declawing

Anti-Declaw Bill Passes First NJ Senate Committee – May 31, 2018 – New Jersey State Senator Troy Singleton introduced legislation that would add onychetomy, or declawing, to the list of criminal animal cruelty offenses in...
Dr. Hugh Chisholm and Tuxedo Stan

Nova Scotia Bans Declawing

Leading the way in Canada – December 12, 2017 – "Nova Scotia is the first state or province in the US or Canada to ban declawing," reports Dr. Hugh Chisholm, Paw Project-Atlantic Canada Director. The...