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From Good Care to Great Welfare: A Workshop Designed for Animal Care Professionals
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The Detroit Zoological Society’s Center for Zoo Animal Welfare is offering an immersive five-day workshop October 2-6, 2017 for professionals working with and around captive animals.

10/2/2017 to 10/6/2017
When: Monday, October 2, 2017
Where: Ford Education Center, Detroit Zoo
8450 W 10 Mile Rd
Royal Oak, Michigan  48067
United States
Contact: 248-541-5717

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The Detroit Zoological Society’s Center for Zoo Animal Welfare is offering an immersive five-day workshop October 2-6, 2017 for professionals working with and around captive animals. The workshop is designed to help participants better understand animals’ perspectives and experiences, address the challenges captivity imposes on animal welfare, and develop the skills necessary to assess and improve overall well-being.  The workshop is comprised of lectures, discussions, group projects and hands-on exercises in the Zoo. 

Registration includes all lunches, snacks, and two dinners.  Please note that a Tb test dated no later than October 6, 2016 must be provided before or on the first day of the workshop.  This five-day workshop will include lectures, discussions, small group projects, demonstrations and multiple hands-on opportunities in the animal environments at the Detroit Zoo.

Venue

The workshop will take place in the Ford Education Center located on the grounds of the Detroit Zoo.

Registration

Registration fees include all workshop activities, snacks, lunches, and two dinners.

  • Early registration: (ends August 11, 2017)$250
  • Late registration: (after August 11, 2017)$300

 
There are also limited registration scholarships available.  For more information, please visit www.czaw.org or email us at czaw@dzs.org.

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