American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Executive Vice President Ron DeHaven, DVM recently spoke to DVM360 Magazine regarding the Walking Horse industry and more specifically his endorsement of the PAST Act, introduced by Congressman Ed Whitfield (R-Ky.).  DeHaven testified at the hearing in front of the U.S. House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade in support of the PAST Act.

DeHaven worked in the Animal Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) for over two decades.  From 1996-2001 he was deputy administrator for Animal Care overseeing enforcement of the HPA.  DeHaven eventually also served as APHIS Administrator.

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