Rutland Pet Hospital

Feline Declaw (Partial Digital Amputation) Standard of Practice

By |May 8th, 2018|

The College of Veterinarians of British Columbia is banning the practice of declawing cats unless it is necessary as an appropriate medical therapy. The new mandatory standard of practice is being implemented after researching other jurisdictions and consultation with BC veterinarians. Although Nova Scotia is the only other Canadian province to ban cat declawing, it