Mark Cushing, JD, Animal Policy Group

Mark Cushing, JD, is founding partner of the Animal Policy Group, providing government relations and strategic services for various animal health, veterinary and educational interests. He maintains offices in Portland, Ore., and Washington, D.C., and is a frequent speaker at veterinary conferences.


Blog: Another court opinion scaring folks aboutthe status of pets as property

Judges comments meant to explain why the state of Oregon is hard on animal abusers, not change longheld precedent.

Blog: I repeat: The Georgia Supreme Court did notchange law regarding non-economic damages

Court rules unique human-animal bond is beyond legal measure, but pet owners may recover costs of medical care and fair market value.

Blog: Heres one political cause veterinarians can support wholeheartedly

Congressman and veterinarian Kurt Schrader needs your help in his reelection campaign.

Blog: After nine innings, debate over veterinary college accreditation is over

Four resolutions targeting COE defeated by AVMA House of Delegates.