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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...
Dr. Lavizo and Denver Congresssmember Black

Denver Bans Declawing

Denver City Council passes feline declawing ban. November 13, 2017 – The Denver City Council voted unanimously to ban the practice on November 13, 2017. Declaw critics have labeled the procedure, which is common in...