Animal

Dog training: new developments and research

Discusses how training improves human understanding of animal behaviour, and ultimately fosters better behaviour in dogs.

Author: 
Cotton, Eloise
Published: 
2004
vein Essay ID: 
3080
Essay Description: 
Discusses how training improves human understanding of animal behaviour, and ultimately fosters better behaviour in dogs.
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An evaluation of dog-training techniques: an assessment of efficacy and welfare

Explores the strengthening of the human-animal bond that occurs through improved dog-training technique. Problematic behaviour in dogs is linked to welfare problems.

Author: 
Curl, Peter
Published: 
2004
vein Essay ID: 
3081
Essay Description: 
Explores the strengthening of the human-animal bond that occurs through improved dog-training technique. Problematic behaviour in dogs is linked to welfare problems.
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Feather Pecking in Laying Hens: Causes and Solutions

Examines factors that may influence the development of feather pecking in laying hens.

Author: 
Craig, Matilda
Published: 
2008
vein Essay ID: 
3057
Essay Description: 
Examines factors that may influence the development of feather pecking in laying hens.
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Advances in Environmental Enrichment for the Welfare of Grower Pigs

Looks at ways of improving the welfare of intensively managed pigs by providing environmental enrichment.

Author: 
Donald, Angus
Published: 
2008
vein Essay ID: 
3047
Essay Description: 
Looks at ways of improving the welfare of intensively managed pigs by providing environmental enrichment.
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The 'Happy Equine Athlete': How the Science of Equitation seeks to Improve the Welfare of Horses

Examines training methods used in equitation, especially those using pressure, and how they impact on the welfare of horses.

Author: 
Bailey, Claire
Published: 
2008
vein Essay ID: 
3048
Essay Description: 
Examines training methods used in equitation, especially those using pressure, and how they impact on the welfare of horses.
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Nutritional Effects on Serotonin and Behavioural Aggression in Dogs

Looks at the possibility that aggression in dogs can be controlled by changes in diet.

Author: 
Robson, Kate
Published: 
2008
vein Essay ID: 
3052
Essay Description: 
Looks at the possibility that aggression in dogs can be controlled by changes in diet.
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The use of Electric Shock Collars vs. Other Training Methods: Efficacy, Stress, and Welfare Concerns

Investigates dog training techniques that improve welfare, reduce problem behaviours and strengthen the owner-dog relationship.

Author: 
Englert, Kristy
Published: 
2008
vein Essay ID: 
3053
Essay Description: 
Investigates dog training techniques that improve welfare, reduce problem behaviours and strengthen the owner-dog relationship.
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Harmful Social Behaviours in Pigs – Is Environmental Enrichment the Solution?

Animal welfare essay. Harmful Social Behaviours in Pigs – Is Environmental Enrichment the Solution?

Author: 
Moss, Catherine
Published: 
2006
vein Essay ID: 
2735
Essay Description: 
Animal welfare essay. Harmful Social Behaviours in Pigs – Is Environmental Enrichment the Solution?
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Assessment of pain in cats

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.

Author: 
Bigby, Sarah
Published: 
2007
vein Essay ID: 
2860
Essay Description: 
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.
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The effects of early experience on the behaviour and subsequent welfare of horses

Animal welfare essay. The effects of early experience on the behaviour and subsequent welfare of horses

Author: 
Wallace, Elizabeth
Published: 
2004
vein Essay ID: 
2720
Essay Description: 
Animal welfare essay. The effects of early experience on the behaviour and subsequent welfare of horses
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