Explores the association between stabling management and the development and expression of behavioural stereotypies in the horse.
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.
Discusses the welfare issues associated with current mulesing techniques and the benefits of alternative methods in terms of both sheep welfare and productivity.
Discusses the effects of environmental enrichment and the important role played by novelty when enrichment is provided on commercial pig farms.
Discusses recent findings indicating improvements in captive dolphin care, and potential sources of environmental enrichment, including “toys” and the human-animal bond.
Discusses the needs that octopus show for an improved standard of care in captivity, especially for a more stimulating and enriched environment.
Examines alternative non-surgical methods, such as feather spraying and providing opportunities for natural behaviours, to reduce feather pecking and improve layer welfare
Addresses the welfare problems caused by mulesing and discusses the criteria of alternatives currently available for controlling breech flystrike in sheep in Australia.
Discusses the efficacy of non-pharmacological methods for the treatment of anxiety disorders in dogs.
Discusses typical behaviours, such as destructiveness, excessive vocalisation and inappropriate elimination, exhibited by dogs with separation-related disorders and the effects of behaviour-modification techniques and pharmacotherapy treatments.