Bears

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Improving the Welfare of Bile-farmed Asiatic Black Bears (Ursus thibetanus): A Problem of Culture and Enforcement
Bunbury-Cruikshank, 2009

Discusses the welfare problems of black bears in captivity for bile collection.




Birds

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Environmental enrichment as a method of improving welfare in captive parrots
Harasymiv, Kalyna, 2003
Discusses ways of providing environmental enrichment for captive parrots in order to limit problem behaviour.

Environmental Enrichment in Captive Orange-winged Amazon Parrots (Amazona amazonica): The Importance of encouraging Naturalistic Behaviours
Murray, Caitlin, 2011
Considers methods of enriching the environment of captive Orange-winged Amazon parrots (Amazona amazonica), focusing on both food-based and stimulus-type enrichments.

Environmental enrichment and welfare in caged parrots
Perin Vale, Louise, 2003

Animal welfare essay. Environmental enrichment and welfare in caged parrots. Wally McGreevy Prize Winner 2003



Welfare developments for captive psittacines
McAdams, Kimberley, 2003

Animal welfare essay. Welfare developments for captive psittacines




Cats

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Recent advances in the use of clomipramine in urine marking in cats
Leibel, Suzanne, 2005
Animal welfare essay. Recent advances in the use of clomipramine in urine marking in cats. Cat Protection Society Prize Winner 2005

Assessment of pain in cats
Bigby, Sarah, 2007
Animal Welfare Essay: Outlines the problems in recognising the often subtle signs of pain in cats, and in asssessing pain. Looks at using a behavioural scoring system to reliably assess pain in cats.

Detection of Pain in the Domestic Cat
Wong, Lai Yin Lilian, 2008
Examines recent discussions of pain assessment.

The Effects of Housing on the Stress Levels of Cats Boarding at Catteries and Animal Shelters
Wearne, Chris, 2000
Animal Welfare essay on the effects of housing on boarding cats.

Recent advances in controlling feline urine spraying
Thomas, Meagan, 2002
Investigates various methods of controlling inappropriate urination in cats.

Indoor-housing of the Domestic Cat (Felis silvestris catus): a question of welfare
Gibb-Cumming, Veronica, 2006
ANimal Welfare essay - explores the welfare pros and cons of indoor housing for cats.


Cattle

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Looking at the causes of stress in cattle transported by road
Batty, Martin, 2002
Animal welfare essay. Looking at the causes of stress in cattle transported by road

Intensive dairy systems: health implications of confined housing and the influence of stress management on welfare
Biasutti, Sara, 2005
Animal welfare essays. Intensive dairy systems: health implications of confined housing and the influence of stress management on welfare

Improving the welfare of artificially-reared dairy calves by modelling rearing practices on natural calf behaviour with conspecifics
Mitchell, Tamira Jennifer, 2004
Animal welfare essay. Improving the welfare of artificially-reared dairy calves by modelling rearing practices on natural calf behaviour with conspecifics. Wally McGreevy Prize Winner 2004.

Human-animal relationships and productivity on the farm
Parsons, Belinda, 2001
Animal welfare essay. Human-animal relationships and productivity on the farm.

Minimisation of heat stress to improve the welfare of feedlot cattle
Shirlow, Gwen, 2005
Animal welfare essay. Minimisation of heat stress to improve the welfare of feedlot cattle.

Advances in Dairy Cattle Welfare Assessment
Shortridge, Heather, 2006
Animal welfare essay. Advances in Dairy Cattle Welfare Assessment


Deer

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Contraceptive Treatment of Feral Female Deer as an Alternative to Lethal Methods of Population Control
Poad, L, 2010
Discusses fertility control as an alternative to the current lethal methods for decreasing overabundant populations of deer.


Dogs

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Current therapies for noise phobia in canids
Argent, Belinda, 2004
Animal welfare essay. Current therapies for noise phobia in canids.

Risk factors and behaviours associated with canine separation anxiety and treatment options available to improve welfare.
Friend, Michelle, 2002
Animal welfare essay. Risk factors and behaviours associated with canine separation anxiety and treatment options available to improve welfare.

Review of current research articles on Separation-Related Behavioural Problems
Lawler, Michelle, 2000

Animal welfare essay. Review of current research articles on Separation-Related Behavioural Problems.



Dogs in rescue shelters: a fate worse than death?
Lee, Amy, 2003
Animal welfare essay. Dogs in rescue shelters: a fate worse than death?

Developments in improving the welfare of dogs with separation anxiety
Marchetti, Oriana, 2002
Animal welfare essay. Developments in improving the welfare of dogs with separation anxiety

Treatment of noise phobia in dogs: a review of recent studies
Neef, Alison, 2004

Animal welfare essay. Treatment of noise phobia in dogs: a review of recent studies




Elephants

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Improving the welfare of female African elephants (Loxodonta africana) in zoos
Phillips, Ali, 2007
Animal Welfare Essay on improving the welfare of female African elephants (Loxodonta africana) in zoos

What has been discovered in the past twelve months that enhances the welfare of captive elephants?
Grassi, Tanya, 2002
Discusses the results of recent research that helps optimise the conditions for captive elephants. Such factors as elephant communication, reproduction and health are examined.


Fishes

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Welfare implications of the commercial use of seahorses Hippocampus sp.
Clayton, Bronwyn, 2003
Examines the commercial use of seahorses and its welfare implications.

Pain and welfare in rainbow trout
Cohen, Michelle, 2004
Discisses recently published studies on pain and handling stress in trout.

Stress and cultured rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Kavanagh, Lisa, 2005
Looks at ways of enhancing welfare, performance and production in farmed trout, by improving the understanding of stressors in aquaculture systems.

Impact of stress on the welfare of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Geiger, Letitia, 2006
Animal Welfare essay - the impact of stress on the welfare of rainbow trout

Heat Shock Proteins in Farmed Gilthead Seabream (Sparus aurata): The Key to assessing their Welfare?
Ashley, Katherine, 2011
Examines the use of heat shock proteins to assess stress in farmed fish.

A Conscious Decision: Including Octopus in Welfare Laws on the basis of their self-awareness
Fisher, Louise, 2012

Discusses the needs that octopus show for an improved standard of care in captivity, especially for a more stimulating and enriched environment.




Horses

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Physiological responses of horses in transit and the effect on welfare
Abbott, Angelique, 2001
Animal welfare essay. Physiological responses of horses in transit and the effect on welfare.

Developments in the reduction of heat stress in the endurance horse
Gallagher, Juliana M, 2001
Animal welfare essay. Developments in the reduction of heat stress in the endurance horse.

Equine learning
Graham, Kathleen, 2003
Animal welfare essay. Equine learning.

Treating equine gastric ulcer syndrome
Kushnir, Jessica, 2003
Animal welfare essay. Treating equine gastric ulcer syndrome.

What makes thoroughbreds fall head over heels? Welfare concerns associated with steeplechase racing
Lugton, Jennifer, 2005
Animal welfare essay. What makes thoroughbreds fall head over heels? Welfare concerns associated with steeplechase racing

McLuckie, Alicia (2005) Identifying risk factors for equine injury and fatality on the racecourse
McLuckie, Alicia, 2005
Animal welfare essay. Identifying risk factors for equine injury and fatality on the racecourse Wally McGreevy Prize Winner 2005


Marine Invertebrates

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A Conscious Decision: Including Octopus in Welfare Laws on the basis of their self-awareness
Fisher, Louise, 2012

Discusses the needs that octopus show for an improved standard of care in captivity, especially for a more stimulating and enriched environment.




Marine Mammals

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Bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in captivity: Advances in husbandry and an increased understanding of their psychological needs
Lai, Nicholas, 2012

Discusses recent findings indicating improvements in captive dolphin care, and potential sources of environmental enrichment, including “toys” and the human-animal bond.



Bycatch Mitigation Strategies in Pelagic Longline Fisheries: An aid to the Welfare of the Loggerhead Turtle (Caretta caretta)
Schaffer, Louise, 2011

Examines ways of reducing the numbers of loggerhead turtles accidentally caught in commercial fishing. Hook shape and type of bait are considered.



Impact of Vessel-based Tourism on the Welfare of Free-ranging Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops spp.)
Butcher, L, 2010

Discusses the effect of vessel-based tourism on the welfare of bottlenose dolphins.



The Negative Effects of Anthropogenic Activities on the Welfare and Behaviour of Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus)
Sukumaran, Kaarthegeswaran, 2010

Discusses studies of the effects of human interaction on the welfare of bottlenose dolphins.



The Impact of Fisheries on the Welfare of New Zealand Sea Lions
Li, Felicia, 2009

Suggests a number of ways to enhance sea lion welfare, with an emphasis on sea lion/fishery interaction.



The effects of boat-based tourism on the behavioural budget of bottlenose dolphins and biological significance of these for welfare
Cains, Sian, 2005

Looks at studies that show that boat-based dolphin-watching has a detrimental effect on the behaviour and, consequently, the energy demands and social cohesion of dolphins.




Poultry

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Feather pecking in laying hens, is selected breeding the answer?
Goldsmith, Katrina, 2001
Animal welfare essay. Feather pecking in laying hens, is selected breeding the answer?

A life of luxury? The welfare of laying-hens in furnished-cages
Leong, Matthew, 2005

Animal welfare essay. A life of luxury? The welfare of laying-hens in furnished-cages.



Environmental enrichment and its applications in broiler welfare
Maguire, Patrick, 2004
Animal welfare essay. Environmental enrichment and its applications in broiler welfare

Intensive housing of laying hens: a welfare issue
Scheving, Anne, 2005

Animal welfare essay. Intensive housing of laying hens: a welfare issue.



Research in the welfare of broiler poultry
Shaw, Lynda, 2004
Animal welfare essay. Research in the welfare of broiler poultry.

Feather pecking in poultry
Stanislaus, Claude, 2000
Animal welfare essay. Feather pecking in poultry


Primates

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Environmental enrichment and welfare implications for captive Hamadryas baboons
Aplin, Kylie, 2005
Animal welfare essay. Environmental enrichment and welfare implications for captive Hamadryas baboons.

Rethinking how we house chimpanzees in captivity: a naturalistic approach
Patterson, Jade, 2003
Animal welfare essay. Rethinking how we house chimpanzees in captivity: a naturalistic approach

Improving the environment of laboratory rhesus monkeys through social interactions and paired housing.
Bolderson, Andrea, 2004
Examines the importance of enrichment in housing for rhesus monkeys.

Improving the well-being of captive chimpanzees
Bender, Hannah, 2003
Provide insights into the social behaviour and psychological well-being of the chimpanzee, both captive and wild. Stresses the importance of environmental enrichment as well as personality in chimps.

The influence of social behaviours of gorillas in captivity on the maintenance of all-male groups in the long-term
Jiao, Leah, 2005
Looks at factors that influence the quality of life in all-male groups of captive gorillas.

The Effect of Maternal Deprivation and Isolation on Development of Abnormal Behaviour in Laboratory Rhesus Macaques
Gursahani, Alisha, 2009
Examines changes to the use of macaques in laboratory experimentation, to improve the welfare of the animals.


Rodents and lagomorphs

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A hutch rabbits want
Maitz, Wendy, 2001

Animal Welfare essay - housing for rabbits.



Recent Developments in Laboratory Mouse Welfare
Hooi, Kimberly, 2009

Examines how the welfare of laboratory mice is important to obtaining valid experimental results. Considers mouse husbandry guidelines in relation to individual strain.



Novel Non-invasive Physiological and Behavioural Indicatorsof Stress in Laboratory Rats (Rattus norvegicus)
Hoekman, Brita, 2008

A discussion of stress in laboratory rats. Methods of measuring stress are discussed, especially new behavioural and physiological parameters that have potentila welfare benefits for laboratory housed rats.



Refining laboratory rodent husbandry - recent advances
McDonagh, Philip, 2001

Animal welfare essay. Refining laboratory rodent husbandry - recent advances.



Environmental enrichment for laboratory rats
Mason, Katherine, 2005

Animal welfare essay. Environmental enrichment for laboratory rats



A hutch that rabbits want
Maitz, Wendy, 2001

Animal welfare essay. A hutch that rabbits want




Sheep

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Techniques to improve when castrating, tail docking and mulesing lambs
Lai, Vanessa, 2000
Animal welfare essay. Techniques to improve when castrating, tail docking and mulesing lambs.

Behavioural responses to castration and tail docking in lambs
Leeder, Damon, 2005
Animal welfare essay. Behavioural responses to castration and tail docking in lambs. MLA Sheep Prize Winner 2005

Mulesing - what are the alternatives?
Lloyd, Adele, 2005

Animal welfare essay. Mulesing - what are the alternatives?



Leading sheep to slaughter: religious versus non-religious slaughter methods
Nandha, Karishma, 2005
Animal welfare essay. Leading sheep to slaughter: religious versus non-religious slaughter methods

Tail docking and castration of lambs
Simon, Amy, 2003
Animal welfare essay. Tail docking and castration of lambs

The search for an alternative to mulesing: 2010 and beyond
Leary, Emma, 2006

Animal welfare essays. The search for an alternative to mulesing: 2010 and beyond




Swine

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The effect of housing on sow and piglet welfare
Arnott, Elizabeth, 2001
Animal welfare essay. The effect of housing on sow and piglet welfare.

The effect of behaviour, handling and attitude of stockpeople on the welfare and productivity of pigs in intensively housed systems.
Bamford, Madeleine, 2003
Animal welfare essay. The effect of behaviour, handling and attitude of stockpeople on the welfare and productivity of pigs in intensively housed systems.

Minimising aggressive behaviour between pigs confined in intensive production systems
Debney, Sally-Anne, 2005
Animal welfare essay. Minimising aggressive behaviour between pigs confined in intensive production systems. RSPCA Australia Pig Welfare Science Prize 2005.

Short and long term consequences of age and group size in weaning on social development and interactions in pigs
Nguyen, Toni, 2005
Animal welfare essay. Short and long term consequences of age and group size in weaning on social development and interactions in pigs

The effects of indoor vs outdoor housing on pig welfare
Phillips, Karen, 2005
Animal welfare essay. The effects of indoor vs outdoor housing on pig welfare

Environmental enrichment for pigs
Shaw, Tania, 2005
Animal welfare essay. Environmental enrichment for pigs


Zoo

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Environmental enrichment and welfare implications for captive Hamadryas baboons
Aplin, Kylie, 2005
Animal welfare essay. Environmental enrichment and welfare implications for captive Hamadryas baboons.

Male social behaviour and human presence: Implications for improving the welfare and stability of ex-situ Western Lowland Gorilla communities
Knight, Victoria, 2005
Animal welfare essay. Male social behaviour and human presence: Implications for improving the welfare and stability of ex-situ Western Lowland Gorilla communities. Elsevier Prize Winner 2005

Rethinking how we house chimpanzees in captivity: a naturalistic approach
Patterson, Jade, 2003
Animal welfare essay. Rethinking how we house chimpanzees in captivity: a naturalistic approach

The influence of captive rearing on social development in captive and wild chimpanzees.
van Ekert, Katherine, 2006
Animal welfare essay. The influence of captive rearing on social development in captive and wild chimpanzees.

Improving the welfare of female African elephants (Loxodonta africana) in zoos
Phillips, Ali, 2007
Animal Welfare Essay on improving the welfare of female African elephants (Loxodonta africana) in zoos

Stressors of captive giant pandas (Ailuropoda melanoleuca), their effects and how they may be alleviated
Hing, Stephanie, 2007
Animal Welfare Essay: Explores the stressors of giant pandas in captivity, and how enrichment can alleviate this stress.