Position Papers

Declawing Position Paper
NYSVMS Declaw Position Paper
Tue, 24 Oct, 2017 at 5:50 PM
Does NYSVMS support a trap-neuter-return (TNR) policy for feral cats? If not, what guidance can you provide?
Senate bill S6182 would amend the agriculture and markets law in relation to authorizing the trapping, neutering or spaying, and releasing of feral cats (ht...
Mon, 16 Apr, 2018 at 12:07 PM
NYSVMS Microchipping Policy
Please follow the link to: NYSVMS microchipping policy
Tue, 24 Oct, 2017 at 5:52 PM
Devocalization Position Paper
Devocalization position paper
Tue, 24 Oct, 2017 at 5:53 PM
Spay/Neuter Regulations and NYSVMS Postion
Go to Position Paper Extract: NYSVMS believes that dog and cat population control is a primary welfare concern of society today. While spaying and n...
Fri, 27 Oct, 2017 at 5:01 PM
NYSVMS Policy on Microchipping of Companion Animals, Birds and Horses
Link to full article NYSVMS recommends that veterinarians adopt a policy of scanning each companion animal, bird or horse for the presence of a microchi...
Fri, 27 Oct, 2017 at 5:06 PM