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Welcome to the Animal Welfare: An Introduction module.

Upon completion of this module, an accredited veterinarian will be able to

  • explain why animal welfare is an important part of an accredited veterinarian's regulatory activities;
  • define animal welfare in a comprehensive way;
  • explain how to assess and evaluate an animal's welfare; and
  • identify the opportunities and challenges that exist in protecting an animal's welfare.

Completion of this module is estimated to take 45-55 minutes, but will vary depending on your familiarity with the information presented.