Animal welfare is of the upmost importance! Learn how this veterinarian is demonstrating compassion for agricultural animals in the excerpt below from Ohio State University.
“It’s important for us to view animal welfare on many levels, such as ensuring the animal is healthy, has good nutrition and has the ability to express natural behavior.” — Monique Pairis-Garcia
Monique Pairis-Garcia fully understands the importance of strict adherence to good animal welfare on U.S. livestock farms, and the correlation to a producer’s efficiency.
Pairis-Garcia, a veterinarian and assistant professor of animal sciences in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University, has made a career of focusing on animal welfare and has recently been named a Diplomate of the American College of Animal Welfare, the only swine veterinarian in Ohio to earn such a designation.