Author: Vera, Cynthia Cricri Published: 2012 Description: Discusses the way in which improving human-dog interactions can enhance dog behaviour, learning ability and consequent welfare.
Bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in captivity: Advances in husbandry and an increased understanding of their psychological needs
Author: Lai, Nicholas Published: 2012 Description: Discusses recent findings indicating improvements in captive dolphin care, and potential sources of environmental enrichment, including “toys” and the human-animal bond.
Author: Khoo, Deborah Published: 2012 Description: Investigates the behaviour of cats in shelters as a key to improving their welfare
Author: Mace, Nicole Published: 2012 Description: Discusses the effects of environmental enrichment and the important role played by novelty when enrichment is provided on commercial pig farms.
Recent advances in non-surgical contraception as a humane method for controlling feral cat populations
Author: Wesson, Elizabeth Published: 2012 Description: Discusses three non-surgical methods of contraception that are more humane, less costly, less technical, and less invasive than those currently in use in the field
Author: Fogarty, Eloise Published: 2012 Description: Discusses the welfare issues associated with current mulesing techniques and the benefits of alternative methods in terms of both sheep welfare and productivity.
Author: Flattot, Emilie Published: 2012 Description: Discusses welfare problems faced by geriatric horses as a result of reduced veterinary attention, owners’ under-reporting and under-recognition of clinical signs, as well as their unreliable assessment of quality of life.
Author: Conradi, Oliver Published: 2012 Description: Discusses mechanisms responsible for disseminating inherited diseases in pedigree dogs and examines the tools available to improve the health and welfare of those breeds most severely affected.
Author: Skladnev, Isabella Published: 2012 Description: Explores welfare and behavioural issues for horses kept in restrictive housing situations.
Author: Beaumont, Rebecca Published: 2012 Description: Explores the association between stabling management and the development and expression of behavioural stereotypies in the horse.