Animal Welfare

Piglets and Weaning: Improving Welfare of Piglets by means of Diet and Environment

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

Behavioural “Problems”: Prevention as the Key to reducing the Number of Dogs euthanased in Australian Animal 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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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.

New insights into the Impact of different Housing Systems on the Welfare of intensively reared 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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Discusses differences in welfare parameters between alternative housing systems for layer hens.

Analysis of Effective Methods of Identifying and subsequently Treating Separation Anxiety in Domestic Dogs through Training and Pharmacological Intervention

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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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.

Contemporary improvements to the housing conditions and welfare of farmed Blue Fox (Vulpes lagopus) by encouraging typical species-specific behaviour

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.

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

Environmental Enrichment in Captive Orange-winged Amazon Parrots (Amazona amazonica): The Importance of encouraging Naturalistic Behaviours

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

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

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.

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