Animal Behaviour and Welfare

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Animal welfare has been described as a complex, multi-faceted public policy issue which includes important scientific, ethical, and other dimensions. Improving our understanding of animal welfare, involves the fascinating study of animal behaviour as well as the challenge of accessing the emotions of animals. 

You will learn about: 

  • the history and concepts of animal welfare
  • how it can be assessed and measured
  • a practical animal welfare module for companion animals. 

Ideal for anyone interested in understanding more about animal welfare and behaviour. 

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Learner reviews
This course was very informative and interesting! I enjoyed the lectures as well as the instructors and also loved that it focused on many different kinds of animal welfare issues.
Summary
  • Programme type
    Course: study a subject through videos, articles, discussions and quizzes
  • Cost and certification
    Free, with option to upgrade for a certificate
  • Duration
    7 weeks
  • Weekly effort
    2-3 hours
  • Difficulty level
    Introductory
  • Course platform
    Coursera
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