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Third Annual Animal Welfare Short Course
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The NC State CVM and American College of Animal Welfare invites veterinarians interested in gaining specialized knowledge regarding animal welfare assessments, animal welfare issues, and the veterinarian’s role in animal welfare, including veterinarians interesting in preparing for board certification by the American College of Animal Welfare

6/1/2016 to 6/3/2016
When: Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Where: NC State College of Veterinary Medicine
1060 William Moore Dr.
Raleigh, North Carolina 
United States

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The topic for 2016 is Welfare of Wild Animals in Captivity

The program consists of one and one half days of lectures on animal welfare at the NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine in Raleigh, NC, and one full day at the North Carolina Zoo focusing on the animal welfare considerations of housing wild animals in captivity. Additional short presentations will be provided on the history and purposes of ACAW, the ACAW application process, and the ACAW exam process. Lectures will focus on topics that will help prepare individuals for the ACAW exam, and will emphasize knowledge areas listed in the ACAW Role Delineation Document (RDD;http://www.acaw.org). Applicants applying under the alternate route may wish to use selected lectures as documentation of their knowledge for some aspects of their ACAW application.

This course will be held at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine at 1060 William Moore Dr. in Raleigh, NC. A block of rooms will be reserved at the Ramada Inn-Blue Ridge, 1420 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, at a discounted rate. To make your reservation, please call 919-832-4100 and reference the group code GCACAW. The local airport is Raleigh-Durham International (RDU), which is approximately ten miles from the CVM. Participants will be required to arrange their own transportation to and from the hotel. Hotel reservations must be made by May 20th to receive the discounted rate. For more hotels and area information visit: https://cvm.ncsu.edu/education/continuing-education/housing-and-transportation/

 

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