CORDOBA (Spain) – The “Spanish Association of Veterinary Teachers” (VetDoc) has organised the third edition of their congress “VetDoc”on 16th and 17th June 2016 at the University of Cordoba (Spain). The congress aims to promote the exchange of teaching experiences with the common goal of improving the quality of learning of veterinarians’ graduates and training for the professionals in this area.
The program included several conferences amongst which "The training of the Spanish veterinarians and recognition of their professional qualifications in the EU: the new framework regulated by Directive 2013/55 / EU", by Dña. Margarita Lezcano-Mújica (General Deputy Director of Titles and Recognition of Qualifications of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport) and "Challenges of the veterinary profession in a European and global context: new paradigms" by Enrique Alonso García (Permanent member of the State Council – Royal Decree 780/2006 of 23 June- and President of the Eighth Section of the State Council, “Environment and Rural and Marine Affairs and Research and Science”).
The Congress offered the possibility of submitting communications in the format of interactive posters. A poster on TNR was presented during the session dedicated to Animal Welfare Science:“Feral cats in urban settings: an example of the urgent need
to improve the education of veterinarians in applied animal welfare science” (Dufau, A; Rodero-Cosano, B; Rodero-Serrano, E; Alonso-García,E.)