VVMA Position Statements Calf Transport and Slaughter Captive Hunting Cattle Tail Docking Colonies of Free-Roaming Abandoned and Feral Cats Compensatory Value for Animals Beyond Their Property Value Complementary Veterinary Medicine Dog Tethering Ear Cropping and Tail Docking of Dogs Horse Tail Docking Horse Transportation and Processing Housing Layer Chickens in Cages Sales and Use Tax on Veterinary Services Raw Milk Sale and Consumption Trapping Veterinary Dentistry The VVMA Executive Board recently adopted a policy (August 2019) guiding the review of the above position statements. They are now reviewed every 5-6 years unless a member requests a change prior to the scheduled review. We value our member input and welcome comments and suggestions at any time. For more information, please contact Associate Director Linda Waite-Simpson at email@example.com. On issues other than those listed above, the VVMA generally defers to the position statements of the American Veterinary Medical Association.