HOW OBESITY IMPACTS ANIMAL WELFARE

November 17, 2017

Date: December 13 - December 13, 2017

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Title of course: HOW OBESITY IMPACTS ANIMAL WELFARE Course offered by: humane Society Veterinary Medical Association Sponsor (if applicable): Royal CaninPresenter(s): Dr Ernie WardRegistration page URL: https://protect-eu.mimecast.com/s/JbGGBS1aKDfn?domain=hsvma.orgDescription of course content: Dr. Ward will present a basic overview of the Five Freedoms of animal welfare as well as discuss definitions and concepts of what constitutes a disease state and whether pet obesity meets these criteria.In addition, Dr. Ward will: Review current scientific evidence that obesity negatively affects quality-of-life in companion animals. Present the latest surveys on the attitudes and beliefs pet owners and veterinary professionals have on pet nutrition, pet diet and weight loss programs, raw and grain-free diets, and other current pet nutritional trends. Discuss basic strategies for weight loss and client communication for a variety of commonly encountered clinical scenarios.

Event type: Online CE Course

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