Concepts in Animal Welfare: 1. Introduction to Animal Welfare

This module consists of a PowerPoint exploring which animals we are concerned about and why.  It examines sentience, suffering, anthropomorphism, as well as death and animal welfare. It also covers the complexities of animal welfare and considers different scientific definitions; why animal welfare science involves more than veterinary medicine and includes the roles of science ethics and law.  

Please access the supporting lecture notes here

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