Education

This section provides educators and professionals with the tools, resources and facts they need to integrate animal welfare education into their work. Through education we can create a positive attitude towards animals, people and the environment. We can create a sense of compassion, justice and a respect for the value of life. Download the wide range of resources in this section to improve your understanding of how we can teach humane and compassionate interaction with animals.

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Animal welfare for youth: Part 1 – what is animal welfare?

Education: 

This new series of articles from Michigan State University Extension helps parents and teachers introduce animal welfare to the youth.

Animal welfare for youth: Part 2 – Introducing the five freedoms

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This outline can be used with any 4-H animal science project because the questions and concepts apply to all species, including livestock, dairy, poultry, rabbits and cavies, companion animals, goats, and horses and ponies.

FVE adopts Day-1 Competences for Animal Welfare

Education: Companion, Entertainment, Farmed, Research, Wildlife, Working

In June 2013, the General Assembly of FVE delegates adopted a report on how to address animal welfare in the veterinary curriculum In 2012, FVE established an ad hoc Working Group (WG) to map animal welfare teaching in undergraduate veterinary education and to develop a core curriculum. The WG comprised representatives of FVE, the European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education (EAEVE) and the EU FP7 research project AWARE (Animal Welfare Research in an Enlarged Europe). In June 2013, the WG finished their task and the report was adopted by both FVE as EAEVE.

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