Welcome to The Subject of Animal Welfare, a blog focusing on the issues surrounding the health and well-being of both domesticated and wild animals. Our society is inextricably linked with animals, whether it be pets, wildlife, farm or service animals, and it is important we continually assess and improve their welfare for our mutual benefit. Please have a read of some of the latest posts below, and please do leave a comment with any thoughts or questions you may have.
Having been in Edinburgh for almost a year, I am now coming to the end of my MSc Course in Animal Behaviour and Welfare. It has been a brilliant experience, I have questioned common place practices, learnt more about the lives of farm, lab and companion animals, and I feel I have been able to … More Ethics Vs. Welfare