The Animal Welfare Club is a student run organization at the Atlantic Veterinary College. This group is involved in the organization of the annual Animal Welfare in Practice Symposium, participates at the annual AVMA Animal Welfare Assessment Contest and is involved in school activities such as lectures to promote the development and expansion of our animal welfare education.

Congratulations to the AVC vet teams for placing 1st and 5th overall, 1st in the team scenario (second-year team: Catherine LeBlond, Gabrielle Dorion, Veronica Sohasky, Tsukasa Iwamoto, Lillie Black), 2nd overall individual (Catherine LeBlond) and 3rd overall individual (Abigail Penney-Wiseman).

Club Executive

President: Laura Groves (Class of 2026)

Vice President: Hannah Kennedy (Class of 2026)

Secretary: Rachel Hanna (Class of 2026)

Treasurer: Megan Haggerty (Class of 2026)

The Club receives assistance from the Animal Welfare Foundation of Canada.