Our current animal protection structures and practices can be traced back to England's Victorian era. Animal-welfare professionals are invited to use this free webinar to lend a big-picture historical perspective to their orientations for new board members, staff and volunteers.
You can listen to this webinar at your convenience, any time 24/7.
By the end of this webinar, you can develop an understanding about:
Early concepts related to the treatment of animals
How changing views on evolution and animal cognition influenced animal-welfare thinking
The origins of organized animal-welfare efforts in Victorian England
The role of Henry Bergh and other leaders in the development of an organized movement in the U.S.
The rise of organized child protection in this country and its relationship to animal welfare
How animal sheltering evolves as a result of philosophy and science