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Professor Donald Broom

Donald Broom is Emeritus Professor of Animal Welfare at Cambridge University, Department of Veterinary Medicine. His research concerns scientific assessment of animal welfare, cognitive abilities of animals, ethics of animal usage and sustainable farming. He was Chairman or Vice Chairman of EU Scientific Committees on Animal Welfare 1990 – 2012. He has published 360 refereed papers and eleven books. His recent books are Sentience and Animal Welfare (CABI, 2014) Domestic Animal Behaviour and Welfare, 5th edn (CABI, 2015), a 75 page report for the European Parliament Animal Welfare in the European Union (2017) and Tourism and Animal Welfare (CABI, 2018).