Veterinary conference discusses animal welfare (China)

Officials, academics and professionals gathered for the third Chinese Veterinary Conference in Suzhou, Jiangsu province, recently to discuss animal welfare and legislation.It was the first time the conference held a forum on animal welfare, hosted by the Chinese Veterinary Medical Association, Jeanne Marchig International Centre for Animal Welfare Education and the Asian Animal Foundation.

The forum reportedly gave an overview of animal welfare from an international perspective, the role of veterinarians and the challenges China faces.