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virtual home of the Next-To-Kin Foundation
medicine is no longer a one-size-fits all fantasy"
Dr. Paul, past president American Animal Hospital Association, Lakewood,
December, 2003 Issue AAHA Trends Magazine
Cover Story "Vaccine Legal Jitters"
is a private, not-for-profit organization that believes that dogs,
cats and other pets so enrich our lives that we should recognize
our pets/companion animals legally and even legislatively as "beyond
Next-To-Kin seeks to enhance the quality of life of pets/companion
animals and their guardians by:
Challenging the pervasive veterinary practice of over-vaccination.
for changes in laws that treat companion animals as mere property,
having no value beyond what was paid to acquire him or her.
research into the value of companion animals at home and in the
workplace, the development of home-hospice curricula, and guardian
Tour our pages. Consider our points of view. If you find yourself
in agreement - please join our cause.
Next To Kin's First Annual Overvaccination
Survey Conducted Statewide in Colorado September 27-28, 2005
by Hill Research Consultants
Responding to the question: "Does your veterinarian recommend
an annual rabies vaccination for your pet?" 79% said Yes!!
- despite Colorado passing a three year rabies option
in 1999 six years earlier. Here's
a .pdf of the Survey.
The "Informed Consent Form" offered in Next To Kin's newspaper advertising is available with an initial membership fee of $10.00.
To begin protecting your companion animal/pet from overvaccination, send $10 and your address to the address below. We'll rush you a membership card with informed consent information.