New animal welfare course launched for veterinary medicine students

Source: Colorado State University, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

(November 27, 2018) Every fall, new veterinary students at Colorado State University and other colleges across the country recite this solemn pledge as they begin their four-year education. The oath was revised in 2010 to recognize animal welfare — defined as how an animal is coping with the conditions in which it lives — as an integral part of the veterinary profession. Colorado State now requires that students in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Program take an animal welfare class as part of the curriculum...Read more»