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. Danny Joffe and friend.

VCA Canada Announces the End of Declawing in its Clinics

Canada's VCA joins the ranks of veterinary organizations to ban declawing – May 17, 2018 – VCA Canada Medical Director Dr. Daniel Joffe announced the decision by VCA Canada, which runs 110+ clinics in British...
Dr. Margie Scherk with a feline friend

British Columbia Bans Declawing

Veterinarians Act sets a new standard of care in British Columbia. May 8, 2018 – Dr. Margie Scherk, Paw Project-British Columbia Director reports that the College of Veterinarians of British Columbia (CVBC) has banned the...