ESVCE is a non-profit making organisation which aims to promote and support scientific progress in veterinary behaviour medicine and comparative clinical ethology
ESVCE Mission Statement
The ESVCE: encourages and aims to facilitate co-ordination of research and other contributions to knowledge related to diagnosis, therapy, prevention, and control of behaviour problems in animals.
Supports the formation of a specialised organisation for veterinary clinical ethology (European College).
Aims to further education in veterinary clinical ethology (training within veterinary institutions, requirements for post-graduate studies).
Encourages communication and co-operation with other behaviour orientated associations (animal behaviour and psychology/psychiatry).
Publishes a newsletter, providing information for full and associate members.
Offers the opportunity to discuss clinical cases and scientific questions on the website and on a private group on Facebook.
Code of ethics for ESVCE members
ESVCE members have adopted a code of ethics on their AGM, September 2017
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ESVCE has roughly 350 members from different European countries. Most of the members are organized in national groups.