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: Boyd, Tegan Published: 2011 Description: Discusses the welfare problems faced by pedigreed dogs as a result of the quest for adherence to breed standards.
Reducing Piglet Crushing in Loose-farrowing Systems: Animal Welfare and Production Implications for Sows and Piglets
Author: Kozaruk, M Published: 2010 Description: Examines the role of the sow in improving piglet welfare in loose-farrowing systems.
Author: Book, Ashley Published: 2011 Description: Examines whether humans have done more harm than gpood in selecting for certain traits when breeding pedigreed dogs.
Author: Tsang, Albert Published: 2009 Description: Reviews recent literature investigating genetic diversity and the incidence of inbreeding in purebred dogs as well as exploring the consequences of these breeding practices on the welfare of animals.