Animal Welfare

Welfare of the geriatric horse: owner's perceptions versus veterinary findings

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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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.

Recent advances in non-surgical contraception as a humane method for controlling feral cat populations

Author
Wesson, Elizabeth
Published
2012
vein Essay ID
3277
Essay Description
Discusses three non-surgical methods of contraception that are more humane, less costly, less technical, and less invasive than those currently in use in the field
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Discusses three non-surgical methods of contraception that are more humane, less costly, less technical, and less invasive than those currently in use in the field

Human-Dog Interactions: Examining its Effects on Dog Behaviour, Learning Ability and Welfare

Author
Vera, Cynthia Cricri
Published
2012
vein Essay ID
3275
Essay Description
Discusses the way in which improving human-dog interactions can enhance dog behaviour, learning ability and consequent welfare.

Discusses the way in which improving human-dog interactions can enhance dog behaviour, learning ability and consequent welfare.

Advances in the use of immunocastration as an alternative to surgical castration in male pigs

Author
Connor, Caitlin
Published
2012
vein Essay ID
3274
Essay Description
Discusses the use of immunocastration as a welfare-friendly alternative to surgical castration in order to reduce the risk of boar taint in male pigs. RSPCA Australia Pig Welfare Science Prize 2012
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Discusses the use of immunocastration as a welfare-friendly alternative to surgical castration in order to reduce the risk of boar taint in male pigs.

Mulesing - A Review of Alternatives Researched in 2011-2012

Author
Gillis, Beth
Published
2012
vein Essay ID
3273
Essay Description
This review compares the welfare implications of mulesing with two emerging alternatives: occlusive clips and intradermal treatments.
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This review compares the welfare implications of mulesing with two emerging alternatives: occlusive clips and intradermal treatments.

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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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

Prevalence, Diagnosis and Treatment of Canine Cognitive Dysfunction

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