Donkey Welfare Symposium

August 16, 2016

Date: September 30 - October 02, 2016


Donkey Welfare SymposiumCornell University College of Veterinary MedicineSept. 30 Oct. 2How are donkeys different from horses? Why do they seem so stubborn? Whether you are a veterinarian, an LVT or just a fan of equids, the Donkey Welfare Symposium at the Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine is a great opportunity to learn about the medical and nutritional needs of this sturdy little equine. Other sessions will focus on the continuing importance of donkeys to economic success in developing countries. Highlights include: Demonstrations of donkey handling, training and shoeing Lectures on donkey behavior and veterinary needs An adoption event featuring donkeys from a rescue organization Remarks by a retired Marine colonel about Smoke, a donkey that helped boost morale among troops in wartime IraqRegistration is required. For more information, and to register, go to

Event type: Symposium

Event Address: Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine

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Sponsor: Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine

For More Information:Claudia Wheatley,Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine