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 Animal Welfare Assessment Contest and is involved in school activities such as lectures to promote the development and expansion of our animal welfare education. The Club receives generous assistance from the Animal Welfare Foundation of Canada.
Congratulations to Karen Yetmen who won first place in the Veterinary Division at the 2020 Animal Welfare Judging Contest! The event included 176 participants representing 32 universities and seven countries completing online assessments of welfare of domestic turkeys and cheetahs in captivity. The two-day competition included presentations on animal welfare within post-secondary programs as well as an impactful presentation on diversity and inclusion in veterinary medicine.
President: Kendall Wyman (Class of 2022)
Secretary: Emma Bush (Class of 2022)
Treasurer: Larissa Carr (Class of 2023)
Class Representatives: Emily Bradt (2021), Kathleen Arrowsmith (2022) & Nima Morady (2023)