The workshop will focus on the animal welfare legislation applicable per species, the critical welfare issues and species-specific welfare assessment schemes. It will consist of both a theoretical and a practical on-farm session, where participants can bring their theoretical knowledge into practice.A specific working group will be formed for veterinarians involved with wild animals in captivity.
This workshop in Lyon, being a part of a series of workshops is, is mainly targeted at veterinary farm animal practitioners and official veterinarians from from France, Belgium, Italy, Spain, and Luxembourg. Some places will be reserved for veterinary or animal health related students and producers. A specific working group will be formed for veterinarians involved with wild animals in captivity. Similar workshops were held in Budapest (Hungary), Barcelona (Spain), Riga (Latvia), Sinaii (Romania), Lasize (Italy), Zeist (Netherlands), Warsaw (Poland).