The UBC Pre-Vet and Animal Welfare (PAW) Club is pleased to present its 3rd annual Animal Welfare Conference! This year’s conference focuses on “Wildlife Management and Conservation”, with five outstanding speakers joining to share their expertise. The 2019 UBC PAW Animal Welfare Conference looks to shed more light on human-wildlife interactions and how an individual […]
Animal Welfare Program Adjunct Professor Joanna Makowska prepared a review of dog training methods for the British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BC SPCA). The story was also reported on in Psychology Today
The week the journal Animal Welfare published its first ever complete volume of open access papers. This volume, entitled “Animal Welfare Reconsidered”, consists of a series of papers that all seek to provide critical reflection on topics relevant to animal welfare. Animal welfare is conceptually challenging and methodologically vexatious, and any changes required to improve welfare are often difficult […]
Congratulations to the UBC Animal Welfare Judging Team coached by PhD students Ruan Daros, Katie Mills, and Laura Whalin. The team placed 5th out of 19 teams in the undergraduate division of the 18th annual Intercollegiate Animal Welfare Judging/Assessment Contest at Colorado State University (November 16-18, 2018). Students representing UBC included Jenilee Bader, Stefani Cruickshank, Katie Harris, Jessica Meng, Brynn […]
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