Animal Welfare

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

Discusses the way in which improving human-dog interactions can enhance dog behaviour, learning ability and consequent 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.
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Mulesing - A Review of Alternatives Researched in 2011-2012

This review compares the welfare implications of mulesing with two emerging alternatives: occlusive clips and intradermal treatments.

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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Improving the welfare of cats in animal shelters

Investigates the behaviour of cats in shelters as a key to improving their welfare

Author: 
Khoo, Deborah
Published: 
2012
vein Essay ID: 
3276
Essay Description: 
Investigates the behaviour of cats in shelters as a key to improving their welfare
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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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Recent advances in non-surgical contraception as a humane method for controlling feral cat populations

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

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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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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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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The Importance of Reducing Stocking Density to Improve Broiler Welfare

Demonstrates that reducing stocking density on broiler farms will significantly improve broiler welfare.

Author: 
Bahal, Pooja
Published: 
2011
vein Essay ID: 
3266
Essay Description: 
Demonstrates that reducing stocking density on broiler farms will significantly improve broiler welfare.
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Welfare of Layer Hens: Recent Developments and Implications for Freerange Production

Looks at ways to balance welfare needs with disease prevention in layer hens. Issues such as feather pecking and improving psychological well-being within layer flocks are examined.

Author: 
O'Reilly, Rachel
Published: 
2011
vein Essay ID: 
3267
Essay Description: 
Looks at ways to balance welfare needs with disease prevention in layer hens. Issues such as feather pecking and improving psychological well-being within layer flocks are examined.
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Alternative Solutions to Beak trimming in Layer Hens to Reduce Feather pecking and Improve Welfare

Suggests ways to reduce the significant welfare problem of feather pecking in layer hens.

Author: 
Keyes, Smantha
Published: 
2011
vein Essay ID: 
3268
Essay Description: 
Suggests ways to reduce the significant welfare problem of feather pecking in layer hens.
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