Leo Bustad Award Presentation: Welfare...It's Not Just for Animals (2036)
Companion Animal Medicine |  Human-Animal Bond
Monday |  8:00 AM -  8:50 AM
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center||305

 

Speaker(s)

Melissa Bain DVM, MS
University of California-Davis School of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Melissa Bain is the Chief of Service of the Clinical Animal Behavior Service at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, and is board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists and the American College of Animal Welfare. She received her DVM from the University of Illinois in 1994, and worked in a small animal exclusive veterinary practice in the Chicago suburbs for 1 1/2 years, as well as a mixed animal veterinary practice in rural Wisconsin for 2 1/2 years. In 2007, she completed a Master's degree in Advanced Clinical Research from the UC Davis School of Medicine. She is a past president of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists and the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior. She also is the Director of Professional Student Clinical Education, and received the 2016 Bustad Companion Animal Veterinarian award. Her responsibilities include student and resident education, clinical case management, and research.

Presentation Info

CE Credit(s): 1.00
CE Level: 1

Description

Animal behavior and welfare are becoming more entrenched within the practice of veterinary medicine. This discussion will bring up the relationships between animal behavior, animal welfare, and the human-animal bond.

Learning Objectives

1. The learner will be able to identify the relationships between animal behavior, animal welfare, and the human-animal bond.