Horse Slaughter

“Although definitely not pro-slaughter, we believe humane slaughter is preferable to an inhumane existence.”
Todd Towell, DVM, MS, DACVIM
Former CVMA President

AVMA Statements on American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act
On its Web site, AVMA has a page stating the purpose of The American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act (HR 503/S 1915), AVMA’s position on the Act, and why AVMA opposes the legislation. The page also has an interface through which members can contact members of Congress.

Letter to Boulder Daily Camera from CVMA President
In response to an opinion piece in the July 6, 2006, edition of the Boulder (CO) Daily Camera, 2005 CVMA President Dr. Todd Towell wrote a letter to the editor stating CVMA’s position on the issue of horse slaughter. Dr. Towell’s letter was published in the July 18, 2006, edition of the Boulder Daily Camera.