The Society for Veterinary Medical Ethics


SVME sponsors and participates in several events each year. Upcoming events are listed below.
For more details, please click on the link for the event below.

Upcoming events

    • April 30, 2016
    • April 30, 2018
    • SVME Website

    NOTE: Course is being updated and will be available soon.

    The SVME offers this Basic Veterinary Medical Ethics Course to guide and encourage discussion and understanding of animal ethics and bioethics.  It is intended as a resource for veterinary ethics educators, veterinary students, practicing veterinarians, and paraprofessionals who are involved or interested in animal ethics and welfare.

    7 Modules take registrants from a basic introduction of veterinary ethics through the various aspects and challenges facing those who work with animals, which are valued diversely in various global  environments and within the range of the universal human-animal bond.

    After you have registered, look for your confirmation email with course instructions.  You will receive each module sequentially as:                1) Basic Ethics and Veterinary Medicine,        2) Contemporary Ethical Issues in Veterinary Practice, 3) Principles of Veterinary Medical Ethics of the AVMA, 4) Animal Welfare,        5a) The Human Animal Bond and Ethics,      5b) When the Human Animal Bond Goes Wrong, 5c) The Ethics of Euthanasia, 6) Ethics and Humane Biomedical Research, 7) Ethical Discussion on the Eating of Animals.


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