Today we found out about a free course run online by Coursera - Animal Behaviour and Welfare
. it is about improving understanding of animal welfare, involves the fascinating study of animal behaviour as well as the challenge of accessing the emotions of animals. The course
states that "you will learn about animal welfare and why it matters, develop an understanding of some of the main welfare issues animals have to cope with as well as gaining an insight into the behavioural needs and the emotions of dogs, cats, farmed animals and captive wildlife." We like the sound of this! And best of all, it's free. The course has already started, but there is still time to join up.