Prevention and Protection: Animal Welfare Education in Veterinary Nursing


This veterinary nurse CPD lecture takes a detailed look at animal welfare and animal welfare education, giving detailed advice on how veterinary nurses can make a positive impact on animal welfare education. It discusses how important animal welfare education is and how to go about implementing strategies in practice to make a positive difference to welfare.

Learning Outcomes

This lecture is part of our CPD for veterinary nurses and will:

  • Explore what is meant by the term animal welfare education (AWE).
  • Delineate the role of animal welfare education in veterinary nursing in prevention of animal abuse and protection of animal welfare.
  • Examine some of the ways human attitudes and beliefs towards animals are formed.
  • Identify key strategies for AWE in veterinary practice.


Dr Susan Ella Dawson


For New Zealand VNs:

This lecture is worth One CE point under the NZVNA accredited veterinary nurse programme.


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