CEU Event: Why is animal welfare important to dogs?

When: Ongoing
Where: Online


CPDT-KSA Knowledge: 1.00
CPDT-KSA Skills: 0.00

* Courses approved for CBCC-KA CEUs may be applied to a CPDT-KA or CPDT-KSA recertification. Courses approved for CPDT-KA or CPDT-KSA may not be applied to a CBCC-KA recertification.

PLEASE NOTE: CPDT-KA can earn a MAXIMUM of 12 CPDT-KSA Skills CEUS within their 3 year certification period.


Most of us recognize that ?animal welfare' is important, but what does ?welfare' mean to dogs in 2015? Mia Cobb covers the what, why and how of animal welfare science as it applies to modern dogs. Drawing on practical examples from companion, shelter, working dog and veterinary clinic contexts, participants will be updated with the latest science of animal welfare and learn how to apply this knowledge to improve the lives of the dogs around us. Learning outcomes: ?Understand what is meant by the term ?animal welfare', it's history and development as a field of scientific research. ?Understand why animal welfare is important to modern companion, working and shelter dogs. ?Learn what influences canine welfare, including environmental, social and human factors. ?Be updated on the latest research of welfare in dogs, including how it is measured. ?Know how to apply this knowledge in real world situations (e.g. home, shelter, boarding/working dog kennel, vet clinic) to improve the welfare of dogs. A question and answer session will follow, moderated by Dr. Monique Udell

Sponsor:E-training for Dogs
Speaker(s):Mia Cobb, BSc(Hons) & moderated by Monique Udell, PhD

Contact: Cheryl Aguiar
 Email: cheryl@e-trainingfordogs.com
 Phone: 970-231-9965
 Web: http://e-trainingfordogs.com/2011/03/the-library/