Animal Welfare

Prevalence, Diagnosis and Treatment of Canine Cognitive Dysfunction

Explores improvements in understanding the prevalence, diagnosis and treatment of canine cognitive dysfunction to improve the well-being of senior dogs

Author: 
Tung, Tiffany
Published: 
2011
vein Essay ID: 
3270
Essay Description: 
Explores improvements in understanding the prevalence, diagnosis and treatment of canine cognitive dysfunction to improve the well-being of senior dogs
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Welfare of the geriatric horse: owner's perceptions versus veterinary findings

Discusses welfare problems faced by geriatric horses as a result of reduced veterinary attention, owners' under-reporting and under-recognition of clinical signs, as well as their unreliable assessment of quality of life.

Author: 
Flattot, Emilie
Published: 
2012
vein Essay ID: 
3279
Essay Description: 
Discusses welfare problems faced by geriatric horses as a result of reduced veterinary attention, owners' under-reporting and under-recognition of clinical signs, as well as their unreliable assessment of quality of life.
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Breech modification of Merino lambs for flystrike prevention

An assessment of the systemic effects, tissue damage, wound healing and efficacy of three different methods of breech modification of Merino lambs for flystrike prevention

Author: 
Johnson, Aly
Published: 
2012
vein Essay ID: 
3272
Essay Description: 
An assessment of the systemic effects, tissue damage, wound healing and efficacy of three different methods of breech modification of Merino lambs for flystrike prevention
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The effects of restrictive housing on horse behaviour

Explores welfare and behavioural issues for horses kept in restrictive housing situations.

Author: 
Skladnev, Isabella
Published: 
2012
vein Essay ID: 
3280
Essay Description: 
Explores welfare and behavioural issues for horses kept in restrictive housing situations.
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Live transport of sheep: animal welfare concerns

An analysis of recent studies concerned with the live transport (by land and sea) of sheep, and welfare implications

Author: 
Drummer, Lauren
Published: 
2012
vein Essay ID: 
3281
Essay Description: 
An analysis of recent studies concerned with the live transport (by land and sea) of sheep, and welfare implications
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The behaviour, effects and treatment associated with separation-related 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.

Author: 
Murray, Leah
Published: 
2012
vein Essay ID: 
3282
Essay Description: 
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.
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The prevention and treatment of anxiety-related behaviours in dogs: an exploration using non-pharmacological methods

Discusses the efficacy of non-pharmacological methods for the treatment of anxiety disorders in dogs.

Author: 
Slater, Leah
Published: 
2012
vein Essay ID: 
3283
Essay Description: 
Discusses the efficacy of non-pharmacological methods for the treatment of anxiety disorders in dogs.
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The Welfare of Sheep: Mulesing and its alternatives for controlling breech flystrike

Addresses the welfare problems caused by mulesing and discusses the criteria of alternatives currently available for controlling breech flystrike in sheep in Australia.

Author: 
Lai, Lik Hang
Published: 
2012
vein Essay ID: 
3284
Essay Description: 
Addresses the welfare problems caused by mulesing and discusses the criteria of alternatives currently available for controlling breech flystrike in sheep in Australia.
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Discusses newly developed, non-surgical methods as alternatives to beak trimming to prevent injurious feather pecking

Examines alternative non-surgical methods, such as feather spraying and providing opportunities for natural behaviours, to reduce feather pecking and improve layer welfare

Author: 
Kennedy, Lisa
Published: 
2012
vein Essay ID: 
3285
Essay Description: 
Examines alternative non-surgical methods, such as feather spraying and providing opportunities for natural behaviours, to reduce feather pecking and improve layer welfare. RSPCA Australia Poultry Welfare Science Prize 2012
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A Conscious Decision: Including Octopus in Welfare Laws on the basis of their self-awareness

Discusses the needs that octopus show for an improved standard of care in captivity, especially for a more stimulating and enriched environment.

Author: 
Fisher, Louise
Published: 
2012
vein Essay ID: 
3286
Essay Description: 
Discusses the needs that octopus show for an improved standard of care in captivity, especially for a more stimulating and enriched environment.
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