Veterinary nursing is one of SLU's main educational subjects. It includes nursing and nursing planning at different states of disease and also during rehabilitation. An ethical view is important for the nursing of animals, and the animals well-fare is in focus. Also the interaction with the animal owners is important.
NordCAW seminar 2023
Welcome to the NordCAW seminar on Horse Welfare in relation to the use of horses in equestrian sport. Equestrian sports engage many people, but faces several challenges, both in terms of protecting
Registration for NordCAW seminar 2023
Seminar on Horse Welfare in equestrian sport, in Uppsala, Sweden, on November 29th. Last day for registration, November 20th.
Feed Additive to Reduce Methane Emissions from Cows Tested in Sweden
Does a methane-inhibiting feed additive work better when cows are fed with high-fat Swedish oats? That's what Mohammad Ramin's research team at SLU in Umeå aims to find out. The additive Bovaer (DSM,
WOAH Collaborating Centre
The Swedish Centre for Animal Welfare (SCAW), together with the Italian counterpart, IZSAM, forms a joint WOAH Collaborating Centre for animal welfare.
Animal based welfare indicators
SCAW has worked together with representatives from the other Nordic countries to develop material about animal based welfare indicators. A group of representatives from Nordic countries have
SCAW is a national center for animal welfare, located at SLU. Our mission is to provide continuing education and to relay scientifically based knowledge to authorities and other actors.
EFSAs' reports about animal welfare at the time of slauther and killing Here you will find links to EFSAs' reports related to animal welfare at slaughter and killing: Slaughter of animals: poultry
More material on slaughter and killing
EU material In some cases, there are stricter national regulations than in the EU. If Swedish regulations are stricter, these are the ones that apply in Sweden. The EU material below should therefore
SCAW:s steering group
The steering group consists of 5 regular members from SLU who are qualified researchers. The steering group also has 5 co-opted members representing competent authorities, the Ministry of Enterprise
The National Center for Animal Welfare, SCAW, was established in 2008 to gather expertise, and coordinate activities, in the field of animal welfare. Expert function SCAW regularly responds to
Different types of publications from Swedish Center for Animal Welfare can be found here.
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