Follow all the latest news and updates from the Jeanne Marchig International Centre for Animal Welfare Education (JMICAWE) in Edinburgh.
The Jeanne Marchig International Centre for Animal Welfare Education aim is to strive towards improving the quality of life for all animals through education, training and by influencing policy at the highest level.
Tuesday, 17 June 2014
Animal Welfare Team in Botswana for essential TNR Research
will see Heather Bacon (Welfare Education and Outreach Manager) and Hayley Walters (Welfare and Anaesthesia
Veterinary Nurse) head out to Botswana to carry out important research into TNR
(Trap-Neutor-Release) Programmes.Working with Dogs Trust, they are developing a framework for assessing
individual dog welfare in a standard TNR programme and will be visiting some
existing programmes in order to assess whether the framework is useful and
will primarily involve visiting and recording aspects of dog catching, surgery
and release using portable video cameras, which can then be reviewed at a later
date.It will also help establish
partnerships and links with existing welfare organisation operating in
We’ll be reporting in full upon their return,
so watch this space!