Animal Welfare Professional

Certificate Course
CEUs: 0.25
Clock Hours: 2Hr
17123 learners enrolled
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Description

This course will increase your understand of animal welfare, as well as best practices to help ensure high levels of welfare for the animals within your professional care. Upon completion of the course, you will be able to: define animal welfare and describe the animal welfare continuum, name at least three laws/acts pertaining to animal welfare and how they contributed to improving the welfare of animals, define stress, identify the difference between acute and chronic stress and their relationship to animal welfare, identify why it is important to focus on both positive and negative indicators of animal welfare, identify the differences between inputs and outputs for animal welfare, identify three potential positive indicators of animal welfare, identify three potential negative indicators of animal welfare, compare/contrast the Five Freedoms and the Five Opportunities to Thrive, Identify three three best practices to help ensure high levels of welfare, identify three benefits of ensuring high levels of welfare, be able to differentiate between subjective, opinion-based animal welfare concerns and objective, evidence-based animal welfare concerns, define animal rights, and identify the difference between animal welfare and animal rights.