2024 Webinar Series

The Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Centre (SJDAWC) at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) invites you to its three-part webinar series on post-pandemic animal welfare issues in veterinary behavioural medicine.

This webinar series will discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic affects the early life environment and experiences of canine and feline patients. The series will end with a review of new and exciting research in veterinary behavioural medicine.

Series information

The series will be presented by Dr. Karen Overall, professor of behavioural medicine AVC, University of Prince Edward Island. Learn more about our speaker!


Early exposure and experience in dogs – sorting through myth to see what matters
Tuesday, March 12, 4 – 5 p.m. ADT

Deadline to register: Monday, March 11 at 11:30 p.m. ADT


What can behavioural testing tell us about neurobehavioural development in homeless kittens?
Tuesday, March 19, 4 – 5 p.m. ADT

Deadline to register: Monday, March 18 at 11:30 p.m. ADT


What’s new and hot in the veterinary behaviour literature?
Tuesday, March 26, 4 – 5 p.m. ADT

Deadline to register: Monday, March 25 at 11:30 p.m. ADT

Registration information and cost

The SJDAWC does require a registration fee.  The webinars are designed for the veterinary community, although members of the public can choose to attend.  Registration fees for students are subsidized by SJDAWC and will be at no cost.

  • $60 per webinar
  • $150 for the series
  • Free for students

HST and Eventbrite fees will be added when registering.

To register: Click here – Eventbrite

Continuing education information

The SJDAWC’s webinar series is certified to issue continuing education (CE) credits (RACE-program number: 20-1163580) to registered veterinarians and veterinary technicians. Each webinar you attend qualifies you for one hour 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 webinar(s).
  • Attend the webinar live.