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Education Courses Animal welfare II.

Animal welfare II.

Language
English
Nature
optional B
Method of evaluation
semi-final examination
Year in the curriculum
1
Semester in the curriculum
1
Credits
1
Lectures
15
Documents
Documents
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  • Vet EN

Course description

Lecture: dr. Vetter Szilvia

Lectures theme

 

ANIMAL WELFARE II.

SEMESTER 2.

2017/2018

 

 

Place of lecture: lecture hall of Vet. Forensics (Vilmos ZLAMÁL)  

Time of lecture: 5.15 pm

Language: English

Required course: Animal welfare I.

Method of evaluation: written examination

Lecturer: dr. Vetter Szilvia (vetter.szilvia@univet.hu)

 

DATE

TOPIC

21 February

Legal and ethical history of animal welfare, symbolic figures of animal protection. Animal trials of the Middle Ages. World religions and animal welfare

28 February

Animal abuse as a crime, the legal history of fighting against it.

Connections between animal abuse and violence against people, criminological aspect. Animal cruelty as first violent act of criminal offenders (examples of serial killers)

7 March

Legal elements of the act of animal cruelty. The nature of the offence, possible punishments. Review of some cases

21 March

Animal welfare and biodiversity – connections and differences, threats and chances. Animal protection and fight against illegal animal trade worldwide

11 April

Animal welfare in the focus of (marketing)communication, Animal protection in companies’ CSR plans

18 April

Ego versus eco? Economic effects of animal protection, loss and profit caused by welfare improvements. Animal abuse as a negative externality

25 April

Current trends of animal welfare. Animal friendly services in tourism and in the HORECA sector. Ethical consumerism

2 May

Animals as legal personalities? The future of „animal rights”

 

Evaluation description

Requied course: Animal welfare I.

Exam information

written