Despite its own warnings and criticism about animal carbon monoxide gas chambers, the AVMA still finds their use acceptable. The 2007 American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) policy report on animal euthanasia (attached below) states carbon monoxide gas chambers are an acceptable method of killing animals.
Part 2 in Animal Law Coalition’s series on use of carbon monoxide gas chambers in North Carolina. For a look at Part 1….
Update March 20, 2012: Craven County has ended use of the gas chamber to kill shelter animals!
Original report:This billboard stands as a reminder to Craven County, North Carolina residents that pet animals, dogs and cats, are dying every day in gas chambers in their local shelter.