The Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Centre (SJDAWC) at the Atlantic Veterinary College and the AVC Animal Welfare Club with support from the Animal Welfare Foundation of Canada invites you to its online symposium on Animal welfare in practice: The welfare of reptiles and amphibians.
Deadline to register for the public talk and symposium: Thursday, October 27 at 5p.m. ADT
Friday October 28, 4:00-5:00p.m. ADT
Cold-blooded care: Understanding the needs of captive reptiles
Presented Virtually using Zoom, Free and open to the public
Saturday October 29, 10:00a.m.-2:30p.m. ADT
Amphibians and reptiles as pets: concerns for species suitability, welfare and policies
Dr. Clifford Warwick, PGDip(MedSci), PhD, Senior Researcher, Emergent Disease Foundation, Tonbridge, United Kingdom
Panel Discussion with Drs. Wilkinson and Warwick
Assessing reptile welfare in clinical practice
Pathology of diseases in reptiles and amphibians
Resources for the veterinary community
Panel discussion with Dr. Cusack, Dr. Martinson and AVC students
Learn more about our speakers!
Registration information and cost
The SJDAWC does require a registration fee for veterinarians, veterinary technicians, or other members of the veterinary community. Registration fees for veterinary or animal health technician students are subsidized by SJDAWC and will be at no cost.
- $50 for the symposium
HST and Eventbrite fees will be added when registering.
To register: Click here – Eventbrite
Continuing education information
The SJDAWC’s symposium will issue continuing education (CE) credits to registered veterinarians and veterinary technicians attending the live symposium. Each hour you attend the symposium qualifies you for up to four hours of CE credit. To be eligible for this credit you must meet the following qualifications and provide the following information:
- Be a registered veterinarian or veterinary technician.
- Provide your license number and state/province of licensure.
- Pay the appropriate registration fee for the symposium.
- Attend the symposium live.