Animal Welfare

Review of Risk Factors for Feline Obesity: Investigating factors that contribute to its frequency

Discusses possible ways of managing feline obesity, including education of owners and pet-food companies.

Author: 
Fredenburg, Caitlin
Published: 
2011
vein Essay ID: 
3246
Essay Description: 
Discusses possible ways of managing feline obesity, including education of owners and pet-food companies.
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Environmental Enrichment in Captive Orange-winged Amazon Parrots (Amazona amazonica): The Importance of encouraging Naturalistic Behaviours

Considers methods of enriching the environment of captive Orange-winged Amazon parrots (Amazona amazonica), focusing on both food-based and stimulus-type enrichments.

Author: 
Murray, Caitlin
Published: 
2011
vein Essay ID: 
3247
Essay Description: 
Considers methods of enriching the environment of captive Orange-winged Amazon parrots (Amazona amazonica), focusing on both food-based and stimulus-type enrichments.
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Contemporary improvements to the housing conditions and welfare of farmed Blue Fox (Vulpes lagopus) by encouraging typical species-specific behaviour

Summarises new findings on housing practices for Blue Foxes, and discusses the welfare implications of the findings.

Author: 
Flanagan, Cassandra
Published: 
2011
vein Essay ID: 
3248
Essay Description: 
Summarises new findings on housing practices for Blue Foxes, and discusses the welfare implications of the findings.
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Analysis of Effective Methods of Identifying and subsequently Treating Separation Anxiety in Domestic Dogs through Training and Pharmacological Intervention

Investigates advances in the welfare of domestic dogs showing separation anxiety, including methods to accurately observe separation-related behaviours, as well as effective treatments to alleviate anxiety and modify behaviour.

Author: 
Sutherland, Ellen
Published: 
2011
vein Essay ID: 
3249
Essay Description: 
Investigates advances in the welfare of domestic dogs showing separation anxiety, including methods to accurately observe separation-related behaviours, as well as effective treatments to alleviate anxiety and modify behaviour.
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Recent Welfare Developments in Pre-slaughter Stunning Techniques for Broiler Chickens

Explores welfare improvements to the stunning and slaughtering system used in the poultry industry.

Author: 
Ewen, Eloise
Published: 
2011
vein Essay ID: 
3250
Essay Description: 
Explores welfare improvements to the stunning and slaughtering system used in the poultry industry.
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New insights into the Impact of different Housing Systems on the Welfare of intensively reared Layer Hens

Discusses differences in welfare parameters between alternative housing systems for layer hens.

Author: 
Cook, Emma
Published: 
2011
vein Essay ID: 
3251
Essay Description: 
Discusses differences in welfare parameters between alternative housing systems for layer hens.
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Behavioural “Problems”: Prevention as the Key to reducing the Number of Dogs euthanased in Australian Animal Shelters

Looks at studies that show the need for improvement in public education and dog behavioural assessment, in order to reduce the euthanasia death toll in dog shelters.

Author: 
Gulliver, Emma
Published: 
2011
vein Essay ID: 
3252
Essay Description: 
Looks at studies that show the need for improvement in public education and dog behavioural assessment, in order to reduce the euthanasia death toll in dog shelters.
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Making Life Better for Sheep: Advances in the Science of Sheep Welfare Assessment

Outlines some advances in the knowledge of sheep welfare.

Author: 
Belling, Hannah
Published: 
2011
vein Essay ID: 
3253
Essay Description: 
Outlines some advances in the knowledge of sheep welfare.
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Improving Welfare of Broiler Chickens at Slaughter

Explores humane methods for stunning and slaughtering chickens.

Author: 
Jordon, Ann
Published: 
2011
vein Essay ID: 
3243
Essay Description: 
Explores humane methods for stunning and slaughtering chickens.
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What has Pedigree Breeding done to the Domesticated Dog: Beauty or Beast?

Examines whether humans have done more harm than gpood in selecting for certain traits when breeding pedigreed dogs.

Author: 
Book, Ashley
Published: 
2011
vein Essay ID: 
3244
Essay Description: 
Examines whether humans have done more harm than gpood in selecting for certain traits when breeding pedigreed dogs.
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