Position Statements

ARAV’s Position Statements

From time to time the Association of Reptile and Amphibian Veterinarians have felt it necessary to publish documents, white papers, letters, and policies regarding reptile and amphibian welfare, conservation, research, and other important issues affecting veterinarians, reptiles and amphibians, or their diseases. These documents were completed with research  and referencing then reviewed and approved by the ARAV board of directors. The statements represent the opinions and information available at the time of their writing.

The following publications are excerpts from the Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Association of Reptile and Amphibian Veterinarians regarding important events and issues, and represent the opinions and statement of the respective authors, not the policies and positions of ARAV.

Development of an Antibiotic Policy – 2017

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