Category Announcements


Call for abstracts (deadline 10 May)

The call for abstracts for the European Congress of Animal Welfare and Behavioural Medicine 20th-22nd October 2016, Cascais, Portugal has been opened.  We hope to receive many abstracts to present the great results from studies and research all over the world in the field of animal welfare and behavioural medicine. You can see the full call …


European Congress of Animal Welfare and Behavioural Medicine, 20-22 October 2016, Portugal

The next  European Congress of Animal Welfare and Behavioural Medicine, will be held in Portugal from October 20th-22nd, 2016. Cascais, a sunny coastal town 30 km away from Lisbon, will be hosting the meeting right at its centre. The event results from cooperation between 4 organisations working towards similar goals regarding animal behaviour and welfare: European …


Ruminant Well-being Award

Submission deadline: April 30th, 2016 Send your complete submission form to The Ruminant Well-being Award will be granted at the World Buiatrics Congress (3-8 July 2016, Dublin). The award will be offered to a practicing veterinarian, a researcher or a graduate student in veterinary or (animal) science to recognize his/her achievements in advancing the …


Bristol congress: new Board and proceedings

From 30th September to 3 October, more than 200 specialists in animal welfare science and behavioural medicine attended the joint meeting from the European College for Animal Welfare and Behavioural Medicine (ECAWBM), the Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law Veterinary Association (AWSELVA) and European Society of Veterinary Clinical Ethology (ESVCE). The meeting took place in …



The Board has now set up a nomination committee made up by Jaume Fatjó (past-president), Lotta Berg (secretary) and Siobhan Mullan (member at large – animal welfare). As Siobhan Mullan will resign from her position in the Board, all diplomates are welcome to send their nominations for candidates to the positions of A) president and …

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