Support for stakeholders and research


We promote the development and application of animal welfare research in veterinary practice, animal research, the management of strays; professional breeding; pet care; welfare assessment and inspection and the development of appropriate legislation through:

  • Comprehensive interdisciplinary research for effective, sustainable and humane dog population management and animal welfare
  • Dissemination of the results of research and practical applications between scientists, stakeholders and policy makers
  • Independent scientific support, expert evaluation and consulting business and administrative authorities
  • Development of educational courses for graduate students of biological, veterinary and animal husbandry sciences; scientific support of student research projects
  • Professional development training for K9 specialists