Animal Welfare in SK CE Days


Join us for
A Conversation about

ANIMAL WELFARE IN SASKATCHEWAN

The effects of animal abuse and neglect touch all of us. The reality is, abuses of pets and livestock are just about as common today as they have ever been. What does the public think we are doing, what ARE we doing and what SHOULD we be doing? This full day of approved scientific CE will address the following in a conversation with veterinarians about dealing with abuse and neglect:

  • What animal abuses are currently taking place in Saskatchewan
  • The Animal Protection Act, definitions of distress, accepted practice, investigative process
  • Animal abuse as a reliable indicator of domestic violence in humans
  • Challenges for veterinary professionals around reporting suspected cruelty and neglect
  • How the current social trends in animal protection parallel the evolution of child protection laws
  • Tools and pathways for protecting animals and the DVMs/RVTs who act to do so

           with             Dennis Will, DVM      Retired CFIA Veterinarian
                               Anne Allen, DVM       CFIA Veterinarian on leave
                               Kaley Pugh, MSc        Director, Animal Protection Services of Saskatchewan

   Session dates:

     Saturday April 29     Estevan       9:00 am - approx 3:30 pm
       Sunday April 30     Yorkton       9:00 am - approx 3:30 pm
  • 5.5 hours of SVMA approved scientific CE
  • Lunch is included
  • Doors open at 8:30 am, talks begin at 9:00 am

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The importance of the veterinary profession to how society thinks about and deals with animal cruelty cannot be understated.
Please plan to attend the Animal Welfare Conversation in your area.