From Good Care to Great Welfare: A Workshop Designed for Animal Care Professionals

Date: 2017/07/31

 

The Detroit Zoological Society’s Center for Zoo Animal Welfare is offering an immersive five-day workshop October 2-6, 2017 for professionals working with and around captive animals.

 

The Detroit Zoological Society’s Center for Zoo Animal Welfare is offering an immersive five-day workshop October 2-6, 2017 for professionals working with and around captive animals.

 

The workshop is designed to help participants better understand animals’ perspectives and experiences, address the challenges captivity imposes on animal welfare, and develop the skills necessary to assess and improve overall well-being.  The workshop is comprised of lectures, discussions, group projects and hands-on exercises in the zoo. 

 

The early registration fee of $250 includes all lunches, snacks and two dinners.  Early registration ends August 11, 2017, at which time the fee will increase to $300. There are also limited registration scholarships available. 

 

For more information, please visit www.czaw.org or email us at czaw@dzs.org.

 

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