NATIONAL PET ADVOCACY AND WELFARE SOCIETY
To gain the Certification, the answer to the following questions must all be *NO:
Does your facility presently perform any of the following *non-therapeutic procedures on companion animals?
1. Declawing *
2. Tail docking *
3. Ear cropping *
4. Tendonectomy *
5. Decorative tattooing *
6. Decorative piercing *
7. Ornamental prosthetic testicles *
8. Devocalization *
9. Other non-therapeutic invasive procedures *
*If a procedure is warranted to improve the pet’s overall health or reduce suffering, it is encouraged as an exception for the Pet Positive Certification Program.