Animal Welfare

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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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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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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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 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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Pedigree Dogs: Welfare Concerns and the Way Forward

Discusses the welfare problems faced by pedigreed dogs as a result of the quest for adherence to breed standards.

Author: 
Boyd, Tegan
Published: 
2011
vein Essay ID: 
3269
Essay Description: 
Discusses the welfare problems faced by pedigreed dogs as a result of the quest for adherence to breed standards.
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Cooling Cattle: Combating Heat Stress in a Changing Climate

Considers ways of reducing heat stress in cattle using evaporative methods such as sprinklers.

Author: 
Aitken, Joanna
Published: 
2011
vein Essay ID: 
3255
Essay Description: 
Considers ways of reducing heat stress in cattle using evaporative methods such as sprinklers.
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Piglets and Weaning: Improving Welfare of Piglets by means of Diet and Environment

Investigates tools for improving the management of piglets during weaning, with the aim of reducing stress and improving welfare.

Author: 
Yoshimura, Kasumi
Published: 
2011
vein Essay ID: 
3256
Essay Description: 
Investigates tools for improving the management of piglets during weaning, with the aim of reducing stress and improving welfare. RSPCA Australia Pig Welfare Science Prize 2011
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