Investigates tools for improving the management of piglets during weaning, with the aim of reducing stress and improving welfare.
Considers ways of reducing heat stress in cattle using evaporative methods such as sprinklers.
Outlines some advances in the knowledge of sheep welfare.
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.
Discusses differences in welfare parameters between alternative housing systems for layer hens.
Explores welfare improvements to the stunning and slaughtering system used in the poultry industry.
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.
Summarises new findings on housing practices for Blue Foxes, and discusses the welfare implications of the findings.
Considers methods of enriching the environment of captive Orange-winged Amazon parrots (Amazona amazonica), focusing on both food-based and stimulus-type enrichments.
Discusses possible ways of managing feline obesity, including education of owners and pet-food companies.