14I1O09 - Behaviour, welfare and protection of animals

Course specification
Course titleBehaviour, welfare and protection of animals
AcronymVeterinary Medicine
Type of studyIntegrated academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
  1. prof. dr Marijana Vučinić
  2. doc. dr Katarina Nenadović
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
  1. doc. dr Katarina Nenadović
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
    ConditionEnrolled the second semester
    The goalTo teach students what is animal welfare, which factors influence animal welfare, the role of behavior in the animal welfare and how to assess animal welfare
    The outcomeThe student should be able to assess animal welfare, to recognize the state of vulnerable and high-risk animal welfare, to know mechanisms for animal welfare ensurance
    Contents of lecturesAnimal behaviour (6) Animal welfare (9)
    Contents of exercisesRecognition of different physiological and phatological behaviour in animals (5) Factors that affect animal behaviour and welfare (5) Welfare assessment in different categories of animals (5)
    1. Vučinić Marijana: Radna sveska za predmet Ponašnje, dobrobit i zaštita životinja. FVMB, 2015. (Original title)
    2. Vučinić Marijana: Praktikum za predmet Ponašanje, dobrobit i zaštita životinja. VKS, Beograd, 2007. (Original title)
    3. Vučinić Marijana: Ponašanje, dobrobit i zaštita životinja. VKS, Beograd, 2004. (Original title)
    Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
    LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
    Methods of teachingTheoretical classes combined with interactive learning, with the use of audio-visual methods (PowerPoint presentations, movies), practical exercises in the classroom with the use of films, exercises in clinics at the Faculty, at the zoo, in shelters for dogs and cats, in laboratories with experimental animals
    Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
    Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
    Activites during lectures15Test paper
    Practical lessons15Oral examination70