National Farmed Animal Health and Welfare Council

The National Farmed Animal Health and Welfare Council is the only national organization that brings together industry, federal, provincial and territorial partners to provide collaborative guidance on a cohesive, functional and responsive farmed animal health and welfare system in Canada.

The Council is a not for profit corporation jointly funded by members which include federal, provincial, and territorial governments, industry organizations, and other partners working in animal health and welfare in Canada.  

Council Divisions

Council Projects:

The Council engages expertise to address issues in work areas such as animal welfare, one welfare, emerging issues, the Plant and Animal Health Strategy, antimicrobial use and resistance, Animal Health Canada and African Swine Fever.  All issues are considered in a One Health context.