Dr Anne Quain is a veterinarian with additional qualifications in the field of animal welfare. Anne is interested in all aspects of small animal health, particularly animal welfare. She also has a BA in arts, majoring in philosophy. Her PhD research explored the types of ethically challenging situations encountered by veterinary team members, and evaluated ’ethics rounds’, a form of clinical ethics support designed to foster a sense of moral community among veterinary team members. She is interested in exploring the impact of ethically challenging situations on veterinary practitioners and believes that philosophy must be accessible, engaging and ultimately practical.