Behavior

Indoor-housing of the Domestic Cat (Felis silvestris catus): a question of welfare

Animal Welfare essay - explores the welfare pros and cons of indoor housing for cats.

Author: 
Gibb-Cumming, Veronica
Published: 
2006
vein Essay ID: 
3184
Essay Description: 
Animal Welfare essay - explores the welfare pros and cons of indoor housing for cats.
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The Effects of Housing on the Stress Levels of Cats Boarding at Catteries and Animal Shelters

Animal Welfare essay on the effects of housing on boarding cats.

Author: 
Wearne, Chris
Published: 
2000
vein Essay ID: 
3152
Essay Description: 
Animal Welfare essay on the effects of housing on boarding cats.
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Recent advances in controlling feline urine spraying

Investigates various methods of controlling inappropriate urination in cats.

Author: 
Thomas, Meagan
Published: 
2002
vein Essay ID: 
3153
Essay Description: 
Investigates various methods of controlling inappropriate urination in cats.
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Can Changes in Housing Conditions Reduce the Incidence of Feather-pecking in Laying Hens?

Looks at current research that suggests that feather pecking in laying hens can be reduced through changes in housing conditions to improve hen welfare.

Author: 
Ling, Monika
Published: 
2009
vein Essay ID: 
3138
Essay Description: 
Looks at current research that suggests that feather pecking in laying hens can be reduced through changes in housing conditions to improve hen welfare. RSPCA Australia Poultry Welfare Science Prize 2009
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Improving Pig Welfare by Decreasing Social Hierarchy Stress

Discusses possible measures to reduce the stress that social heirarchy establishment induces in pigs.

Author: 
Anderson, Megan
Published: 
2009
vein Essay ID: 
3134
Essay Description: 
Discusses possible measures to reduce the stress that social heirarchy establishment induces in pigs.
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Improving the Image of Greyhounds as Pets: Recent Data show they are a Good Choice when selecting a Purebred Shelter-dog for Adoption

Looks at improving the image of greyhounds as pets, emphasising their low aggression ranking and low prevalence of inherited diseases.

Author: 
Avery, Michaela
Published: 
2009
vein Essay ID: 
3137
Essay Description: 
Looks at improving the image of greyhounds as pets, emphasising their low aggression ranking and low prevalence of inherited diseases.
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Effectiveness of Aversive- as opposed to Reward-based Training Methods for Dogs

Examines the welfare benefits in using rewards-based training methods such as clicker devices and food for dogs.

Author: 
Byrne, Patrick
Published: 
2009
vein Essay ID: 
3139
Essay Description: 
Examines the welfare benefits in using rewards-based training methods such as clicker devices and food for dogs.
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Reducing the Incidence of Tail-biting in Weaned Pigs

Looks at the improvements that can be made to pig housing to help reduce the incidence of tail-biting.

Author: 
Smith, Karen
Published: 
2009
vein Essay ID: 
3127
Essay Description: 
Looks at the improvements that can be made to pig housing to help reduce the incidence of tail-biting. RSPCA Australia Pig Welfare Science Prize 2009
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Recent Developments in Research Exploring the Influence of Conspecifics on the Behaviour of Stabled Horses

Examines how the presence of other horses can influence stereotypical behaviour in stabled horses

Author: 
Gregory, Katherine
Published: 
2009
vein Essay ID: 
3129
Essay Description: 
Examines how the presence of other horses can influence stereotypical behaviour in stabled horses
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Improving the Welfare of Geriatric Dogs through early Diagnosis and Treatment of Canine Cognitive Dysfunction

Discusses the behavioural changes that can occur as a result of canine cognitive dysfunction. Looks at ways of reducing some of the effects of this condition to improve the welfare of geriatric dogs.

Author: 
Winer, Lee
Published: 
2009
vein Essay ID: 
3133
Essay Description: 
Discusses the behavioural changes that can occur as a result of canine cognitive dysfunction. Looks at ways of reducing some of the effects of this condition to improve the welfare of geriatric dogs.
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