The veterinarian’s role as an advocate for animal welfare is highlighted throughout our new welfare-focused Global Guidelines which were launched at Congress. They aim to bridge differing perceptions of welfare around the world and help our members to tackle the ethical questions and moral issues which impact welfare.
They also offer guidance to ensure that, in addition to providing physical health advice and therapy to their patients, veterinarians advocate for their psychological, social and environmental wellbeing.
Watch this short video
of veterinarian Melania Gamboa from Costa Rica talking about the new Guidelines.
Read the full press release here
Download the Guidelines here