This track will entertain podium presentations on the many ethical dilemmas that arise in any of the four areas of veterinary social work. The structure of the abstract should include a clear description of the ethical dilemma, as well as the methods and resources used to resolve the issue. Demonstration that the ethical codes and guidelines of professions involved in the dilemmas must be apparent, as well as the final action taken on the issue. If accepted the presentation is to be 15 minutes, and 15-minute discussion facilitated discussion should follow.
Topics could include but are not limited to:
•Reporting animal cruelty
•Animal welfare in animal assisted interactions
•Dual relationships in animal related settings
•Conflict of ethical codes between human and animal welfare