canine

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

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

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

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

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

Author: 
Vera, Cynthia Cricri
Published: 
2016
Essay Description: 
Multiple treatment options relating to canine fear, anxiety and aggression
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Canine obesity pandemic: Integrating the objective measurement of physical activity and the role of the human/companion-animal bond

Author: 
Mikhaleva, Natalia
Published: 
2014
Essay Description: 
Discusses the issue of canine obesity and explores the bond between animals and humans, its significance in perpetuating the problem and the role of veterinarians in controlling pet obesity.
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Monitoring and reducing canine stress in animal shelters

Author: 
Bridges, Melissa
Published: 
2014
Essay Description: 
Discusses potential practical methods shelters and pounds can use to monitor and alleviate stress in dogs in their care.
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