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Animal Health Week Video Series - AHW October 1 to 7, 2017
October 3, 2017
Animal Health Week is less than one month away! The CVMA has produced a video series to help highlight the importance of this year's theme, Animal Welfare: Safeguarding the Five Animal Freedoms.
Watch the videos below and share them with your clients through social media or play them on waiting room monitors.
Right-click on each video to copy the embed code.
Freedom #1: Providing adequate shelter
Freedom from discomfort by providing an appropriate environment including shelter and a comfortable resting area.
Freedom #2: Providing proper nutrition
Freedom from hunger and thirst by ready access to fresh water and a diet to maintain full health and vigour.
Freedom #3: Providing appropriate veterinary care
Freedom from pain, injury or disease by prevention or rapid diagnosis and treatment.
Freedom #4: Ensuring proper socialization
Freedom to spend time with or away from members of their species as appropriate.
Freedom #5: Allowing animals to exhibit normal behaviour
Freedom to express normal behaviour by providing sufficient space, proper facilities, and tools/accessories and not punishing animals for carrying out undesired behaviours.
Animal Welfare: Safeguarding the Five Animal Freedoms
Providing proper nutrition
Ensuring proper socialization
Providing adequate shelter
Providing appropriate veterinary care
Allowing animals to exhibit normal behaviour
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