Breeding

Unnatural Selection: Breeding Practices in Pedigree Dogs

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: 
Conradi, Oliver
Published: 
2012
vein Essay ID: 
3290
Essay 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.
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Pedigree Dogs: Welfare Concerns and the Way Forward

Discusses the welfare problems faced by pedigreed dogs as a result of the quest for adherence to breed standards.

Author: 
Boyd, Tegan
Published: 
2011
vein Essay ID: 
3269
Essay Description: 
Discusses the welfare problems faced by pedigreed dogs as a result of the quest for adherence to breed standards.
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Reducing Piglet Crushing in Loose-farrowing Systems: Animal Welfare and Production Implications for Sows and Piglets

Examines the role of the sow in improving piglet welfare in loose-farrowing systems.

Author: 
Kozaruk, M
Published: 
2010
vein Essay ID: 
3222
Essay Description: 
Examines the role of the sow in improving piglet welfare in loose-farrowing systems.
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What has Pedigree Breeding done to the Domesticated Dog: Beauty or Beast?

Examines whether humans have done more harm than gpood in selecting for certain traits when breeding pedigreed dogs.

Author: 
Book, Ashley
Published: 
2011
vein Essay ID: 
3244
Essay Description: 
Examines whether humans have done more harm than gpood in selecting for certain traits when breeding pedigreed dogs.
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The welfare of pedigree dogs

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.

Author: 
Tsang, Albert
Published: 
2009
vein Essay ID: 
3121
Essay 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.
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