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National Animal Welfare Conference

2015 CFHS National Animal Welfare Conference

May 2-5 – River Rock Casino Resort – Richmond, British Columbia


Keynote by Dr. Marc Bekoff

Rewilding our hearts: Animal emotions, compassionate conservation, and the importance of individual animals

In his talk Dr. Bekoff will discuss the notion of personal rewilding, how it can and must become a global meme, and how animal emotions and compassionate conservation, for which the guideline is “first do no harm,” figure into what we all need to do in the immediate future.

note: Dr. Bekoff’s keynote is open for all CFHS conference participants. There are no public tickets available.

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May 2-5 2015
River Rock Casino Resort
Richmond, British Columbia
Exclusive Conference rate $135 plus tax (limited rooms available – book soon!)

To reserve your room contact the River Rock Casino Resort at 1-877-473-2818


Saturday May 2nd 2015
Sunday May 3rd – Part 1
Sunday May 3rd – Part 2
Monday May 4th
Tuesday May 5th

Read the conference abstracts

Conference fees

About the Conference!

The 2015 CFHS National Animal Welfare conference is the preeminent venue for thought-leadership, sharing of ideas, networking and learning. The conference brings together Canada’s animal welfare community who is working with, caring for, and advocating on behalf of our nation’s animal population. Conference attendees passionately embrace the need to promote respect and humane treatment toward all animals.

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If you have questions about the conference please contact Kim Elmslie

Thank you to our conference sponsors

Conference sponsor – April

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