The animal welfare professionals devoted to livestock production systems and animal experimentation

A.Y. 2019/2020
Overall hours
Learning objectives
The course aims to present the main roles of the professionals who work in areas where the application of rules for the protection of animal welfare is relevant, with particular reference to animal husbandry and animal research.
Expected learning outcomes
Sudents will acquire knowledge about the application of professional expertise in the field of animal welfare, with reference to the main areas of interest for graduates in ABA and SPA.
Course syllabus and organization

Unique edition

Lesson period
Second semester
Course syllabus
Themed seminars, among the following subjects:
- professional figures in the field of animals transport
- professional figures in the field of animal experimentation
- the protection of fish species
- the role of the competent authority
- role of animal rangers
- welfare of fur animals
- the drawing up of technical reports
- the fundamentals of animal ethics, useful for professional figures engaged in protecting animal welfare
Additional topics can be assessed by the teacher during the course.
Prerequisites for admission
Prerequisites are not required.
Teaching methods
Themed Seminars.
Educational material provided by the teacher, available on the Ariel website related to the course.
Assessement methods and criteria
Oral examination, with open-ended questions, related to the topics of the course.
The students who attended the course will be allowed to opt for a written exam, providing a paper related to one of the topics of the course, in order to assess their in-depth knowledge of the selected topic.
VET/08 - VETERINARY CLINICAL MEDICINE - University credits: 3
Practicals: 16 hours
Lessons: 16 hours
Professor: Fossati Paola