AVMA Passes Rabies Waivers

AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association) EXECUTIVE BOARD PASSES ANNUAL RABIES VACCINATION WAIVER http://www.avma.org/about_avma/governance/hod/2012RegularWinterSession/Resolution_2_rabies_vaccination_Final.pdf
"…AVMA recognizes some animals might require a waiver from rabies vaccination because the vaccination poses an unacceptably high risk to the health of the individual animal..."

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Sadly getting states to acknowledge it is a whole other ballgame. 😞

Thank you for sharing!

@DebraDownSouth:

Sadly getting states to acknowledge it is a whole other ballgame. 😞

But this AVMA policy change will make it so much easier!

@JoT:

Thank you for sharing!

My pleasure!

First Basenji's

it states 'some animals' but not some breeds…....hope it is a step in the right direction! 🙂

@Buddys:

ihope it is a step in the right direction! 🙂

It absolutely is a step in the right direction. The AVMA is one of the nation's leading associations setting the standard for veterinary medical care. Official recognition by the American Veterinary Medical Association that there are cases in which rabies vaccination "poses an unacceptably high risk to the health of the individual animal" provides a powerful boost to our legislative efforts to incorporate medical exemption clauses into the 35 state laws/regulations which currently do not have them.

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