Chewing enrichment items in shelter and laboratory environments: an analysis of their use by domestic dogs (Canis lupus familiaris) and their implications for welfare

Author
Van Arkel, Alicia
Published
2018
Essay Description
A discussion of contemporary chew enrichment items and their potential in kennel environments for stress relief and expression of positive and normal behaviours

A discussion of contemporary chew enrichment items and their potential in kennel environments for stress relief and expression of positive and normal behaviours

Recent developments made in reducing the prevalence of catastrophic fractures in racehorses

Author
Pockett, Jessica
Published
2018
Essay Description
Investigates recent developments made in identifying reliable pre-fracture markers and screening tests to detect horses at greater risk of fracture and reduce the incidence of euthanasia associated with catastrophic fracture

Investigates recent developments made in identifying reliable pre-fracture markers and screening tests to detect horses at greater risk of fracture and reduce the incidence of euthanasia associated with catastrophic fracture

Canine Fear, Anxiety and Aggression: Treatment options & welfare implications for domestic dogs (Canis lupus familiaris)

Author
Vera, Cynthia Cricri
Published
2016
Essay Description
Multiple treatment options relating to canine fear, anxiety and aggression

Discusses multiple treatment options relating to canine fear, anxiety and aggression, and consequential impact on domestic dog welfare. 

The potential for external lesions measured during meat inspection to be used as an indicator of on-farm pig welfare

Author
Crerar, Elizabeth
Published
2016
Essay Description
External lesions as an indicator for on-farm pig welfare

Discusses recent studies that have demonstrated the potential for external lesions measured during meat inspection to be used as an indicator for on-farm pig welfare.

Welfare of Teleosts in Transit: Advances in Stress Minimisation Techniques in the Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)

Author
Grima, Michael Anthony
Published
2016
Essay Description
Management of transit-induced stress in rainbow trout
Essay File

A concise overview of stress biology in teleost fishes and current methodologies aimed at reducing the physiological effects of transit-induced stress.