2021: Animal Abuse and Neglect



2018: Whale Stranding




2015: Applied Equine Behaviour


2014: Mink Farming

Mink Health and Management-Related Diseases
Dr. Kirsti Rouvinen-Watt
Professor, Carnivore Nutrition and Physiology

Perspective of a Mink Veterinarian
Dave McHattie, DVM

Fur Farming and Other Intensive Animal Production: Reflections on the Role of the Veterinarian
Dr. James P. Goltz, Veterinary Pathologist and Chief Veterinary Officer, New Brunswick


2013: Companion Animal Behaviour


2012: Poultry Welfare


2011: Lameness in Dairy Cattle


2010: Exotic Pets


2009: Issues and Dilemmas in Animal Welfare

  • Dr. Frank McMillan, Best Friends Animal Society: Maximizing quality of life in ill animals
  • Drs. Hans Gelens and Pierre-Yves Daoust, Atlantic Veterinary College: Injured, sick or starving wildlife presented in practice
  • Dr. Alice Crook, Atlantic Veterinary College: Animal abuse: when to report?
  • Dr. Leigh Lamont, Atlantic Veterinary College: Chronic pain: its impacts on quality of life and strategies for management
  • Dr. Frank McMillan: Special strategies for end-of-life care
  • Dr. Carol Morgan, University of British Columbia: Welfare of hospitalized patients

2008: Fish and lobster welfare

  • Dr. Lynne Sneddon, University of Liverpool: How important is pain to a fish?
  • Dr. Larry Hammell, Atlantic Veterinary College: Fish welfare: Practical applications in salmon aquaculture
  • Pete Southgate, Fish Vet Group: Welfare trends in global aquaculture practices
  • Dr. David Speare, Atlantic Veterinary College: Welfare issues in ornamental fish
  • Dr. Fred Whoriskey, Atlantic Salmon Federation: Welfare implications of angling
  • Dr. Spencer Greenwood, Atlantic Veterinary College: Emerging issues in lobster welfare