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Veterinary science

Veterinary medicine is the branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease, disorder and injury in non-human animals. The scope of veterinary medicine is wide, covering all animal species, both domesticated and wild, with a wide range of conditions which can affect different species. This includes medical bioscience, pathobiology and clinical science.

There are 354 pages tagged with Veterinary science:

Focus on livestock production - Care for sustainable world

In order to further promote research on animal health and welfare, and improve the overall quality of animal-based food, the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, the National University of

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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.

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

SCAW:s mission

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

Seminars and courses

SCAW offers a number of seminars and courses focusing on animal welfare.

About SCAW

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.

KV - ProYoungStock

In modern dairy production, calf rearing with early separation from the mother is one of the practices that is most strongly questioned by consumers. There are different strategies for allowing

KV - Att förstå beslutsfattandet kring antibiotikaanvändning i kontrasterande länder och djurarter

Unrestrained use of antibiotics increases the risk of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Our project investigates what the elements are that drive a country, veterinary clinic or a farm to reduce the

Atopic dermatitis linked to the same parts of the genome in dogs and humans

Using new gene mapping methods, researchers have found connections between atopic dermatitis (eczema) in dogs and several regions of the genome. Some of the genes identified coincide with genes

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


A consortium of international partners, coordinated by SCAW, has been appointed to a European Reference Centre for animal welfare for ruminants and equines, EURCAW-RE. The mission of the centre is to