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Animal welfare act subject of talk at Atlantic Veterinary College

UPEI Atlantic Veterinary College
UPEI Atlantic Veterinary College

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. - The new P.E.I. Animal Welfare Act will be the centre of a free public lecture Tuesday at 7-8:30 p.m. in Lecture Theatre A at the Atlantic Veterinary College.

Dr. Alice Crook, co-ordinator of the Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Centre at the college, will provide the big picture of the act, as well as focus on the evolution of a distressed-based model to a standard-of-care model.

Dwight Thompson, P.E.I. Department of Agriculture and Forestry, and Mike Gilbertson, P.E.I. Humane Society, will also make presentations.

Refreshments will be served. For information, call 902-566-0589 or

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