Investigates recent developments made in identifying reliable pre-fracture markers and screening tests to detect horses at greater risk of fracture and reduce the incidence of euthanasia associated with catastrophic fracture
Discusses the welfare implications associated with overly tightened nosebands in competition horses
Discusses housing conditions that can be used to improve welfare of both sows and piglets.
Discusses the welfare implications for piglets of providing them with environmental enrichment to help promote the expression of a range of normal forage-related behaviours.
Explores welfare issues caused by less-than-ideal housing and advances in thinking on the importance of a basic understanding of the equine ethogram and of learning theory in training and the relative stress of using positive or negative reinforcement.
This essay compares furnished cages with conventional cages and other non-cage options in respect to their welfare benefits for laying hens and investigates how furnished cage can be modified to encourage natural behaviours.
Explores the association between stabling management and the development and expression of behavioural stereotypies in the horse.
Explores welfare and behavioural issues for horses kept in restrictive housing situations.
Explores improvements in understanding the prevalence, diagnosis and treatment of canine cognitive dysfunction to improve the well-being of senior dogs
Considers how dog breed and therefore morphology, may influence trainability.