Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences (ISSN: 2582-3183)

Review Article Volume 2 Issue 11

Farm and Companion Animal Welfare: Global Issues and Challenges

Behailu Assefa* and Ashwani Kumar

Department of Veterinary Microbiology, Immunology and Public Health, College of Veterinary Medicine and Agriculture, Addis Ababa University, Bishoftu, EthiopiaUAE

*Corresponding Author: Behailu Assefa, Department of Veterinary Microbiology, Immunology and Public Health, College of Veterinary Medicine and Agriculture, Addis Ababa University, Bishoftu, Ethiopia.

Received: August 10, 2020; Published: October 08, 2020

× h4 style="font-size: 19px;color: #003e63;"> Abstract Animal welfare is an issue that currently takes different dimensions. On one hand, animals are poorly managed and increasingly exposed to a wider array of diseases. These calls for more intervention works and keeping welfare. On another hand, by the name of animal welfare, some unethical practices are ongoing on the globe.

Keywords: Animal; Companion; Farm; Welfare



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Citation: Behailu Assefa and Ashwani Kumar. “Farm and Companion Animal Welfare: Global Issues and Challenges". Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences 2.10 (2020): 02-04.


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