An analysis of recent studies concerned with the live transport (by land and sea) of sheep, and welfare implications
Explores welfare and behavioural issues for horses kept in restrictive housing situations.
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.
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
Investigates the behaviour of cats in shelters as a key to improving their welfare
Discusses the way in which improving human-dog interactions can enhance dog behaviour, learning ability and consequent welfare.
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.
This review compares the welfare implications of mulesing with two emerging alternatives: occlusive clips and intradermal treatments.
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
Explores improvements in understanding the prevalence, diagnosis and treatment of canine cognitive dysfunction to improve the well-being of senior dogs