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“The Paw Project”: Examining the Controversial Practice of Cat Declawing in the United States

Thursday, January 30, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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25% of cats in the United States are declawed. This painful procedure performed for pet owners’ convenience lacks medical benefits and has long-term health complications for animals. Increased awareness has resulted in declawing bans in several cities. A screening of the documentary “The Paw Project” will be followed by a discussion of the legal and ethical issues surrounding this practice.

Moderator: JANE HOFFMAN, President of the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals

Speakers: SUSAN WHITTRED, DVM, President, Patricia H. Ladew Foundation;
ALLAN SIMON, DVM, Animal Hospital of the Rockaways

42 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036

 

Sponsored by: Committee on Animal Law, Christine Mott, Chair

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