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 in-person symposium on Animal welfare in practice: End-of-life decisions for animals.
Deadline to register for the public talk and symposium: Monday, September 11 at 10:00 a.m. ADT
Friday, September 15, 4:00-5:00 p.m. ADT, AVC Lecture Theatre A, Rm 201
This talk is free and open to the public. Registration is required.
End of life care for dogs and cats: Decision-making and options
Saturday, September 16, 9:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. ADT, AVC Lecture Theatre A, Rm 201
9:30-10:00 a.m. ADT
Coffee and Introduction
10:00-11:00 a.m. ADT
Animal welfare at the end of life: Decision-making and communications (presented over Zoom to a live audience)
11:00-11:30 a.m. ADT
Welfare implications of end-of-life options for farm animals
11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. ADT
Panel Discussion with Drs. Turner and Cockram
12:00-1:00 p.m. ADT
1:00-1:30 p.m. ADT
Empathic care in dying
1:30-2:30 p.m. ADT
When quality of life scales aren’t enough: Counselling clients who can’t let go (presented over Zoom to a live audience)
2:30-3:00 p.m. ADT
Panel discussion with Drs. Carr, MacDonald and Titcombe
3:00 p.m. Adjourn
Registration information and cost
The SJDAWC does require a registration fee for veterinarians, veterinary technicians, or other members of the community. Registration fees for students are subsidized by SJDAWC and will be at no cost.
- $50 for the symposium (includes a free lunch and the recording of the symposium)
- $25 to receive the recording of the symposium only (CE will not be given)
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 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 in-person symposium.