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The Role of Clinical Veterinary Medicine in the Assessment and Treatment of Laboratory Animal Distress
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| Reports | Contributor(s): V. Hampshire
It is doubtful that the scientific community will ever arrive at a consensus definition for distress as it may be attempted for the purposes of improving animal welfare in and across the myriad of...
Eliminating Dog-Mediated Rabies in Sikkim, India: A 10-Year Pathway to Success for the SARAH Program
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Helen Byrnes, Andrea Britton, Thinlay Bhutia
A third of the world rabies burden is in India. The Sikkim Anti-Rabies and Animal Health (SARAH) program is the first state-wide rabies program in India and demonstrates a successful One Health...
Assessing the Risk of a Canine Rabies Incursion in Northern Australia
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Emily G. Hudson, Victoria J. Brookes, Michael P. Ward
Rabies is a globally distributed virus that causes approximately 60,00 human deaths annually with >99% of cases caused by dog bites. Australia is currently canine rabies free. However, the...
The effects of radar on avian behavior: implications for wildlife management at airports
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Sheridan, E., Randolet, J., DeVault, T. L., Seamans, T. W., Blackwell, B. F., Fernandez-Juricic, E.
Airports often contain foraging, breeding, and roosting resources for wildlife. Airports also have different types of radars to assist with air traffic control, monitoring weather, and tracking...
The effect of presenting forage in multi-layered haynets and at multiple sites on night time budgets of stabled horses
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Ellis, A. D., Redgate, S., Zinchenko, S., Owen, H., Barfoot, C., Harris, P.
The aim of this study was to explore the efficacy of multi-layered haynets and multiple presentation of haynets to increase time spent on feed intake behaviour at night (13 h observation). For...
Granny and the robots: ethical issues in robot care for the elderly
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Sharkey, A., Sharkey, N.
Ethics and Information Technology
[Sharkey, A; Sharkey, N] Univ Sheffield, Dept Comp Sci, Sheffield S1 4DP, S Yorkshire, EnglandSharkey, Amanda (reprint...
From Sniffer Dogs to Emerging Sniffer Devices for Airport Security: An Opportunity to Rethink Privacy Implications?
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Bonfanti, Matteo E.
Science and Engineering Ethics
Approach behaviour of shelter dogs and its relationships with the attitudes of shelter staff to dogs
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Arhant, C., Troxler, J.
The behaviour of animals towards humans is widely used to assess human-animal relationship and welfare in livestock. The aim of this study was to develop an approach test for dogs that is feasible...
Bringing together emerging and endemic zoonoses surveillance: shared challenges and a common solution
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Jo Halliday, Chris Daborn, Harriet Auty, Zacharia Mtema, Tiziana Lembo, Barend M. deC. Bronsvoort, Ian Handel, Darryn Knobel, Katie Hampson, Sarah Cleaveland
Early detection of disease outbreaks in human and animal populations is crucial to the effective surveillance of emerging infectious diseases. However, there are marked geographical disparities in...
A case study of orangutan and siamang behavior within a mixed-species zoo exhibit
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Pearson, E. L., Davis, J. M., Litchfield, C. A.
This empirical case study assessed the behavior and welfare of 2 orangutans (Pongo abelii) and 2 siamangs (Symphalangus syndactylus) within a mixed-species zoo exhibit. The study used...
Bioacoustic monitoring of aggression in group-housed rhesus macaques
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): McCowan, B., Rommeck, I.
Many captive primate facilities house rhesus macaques in multimale-multifemale social groups in large enclosures that simulate the natural social and environmental features characteristic of the...
Welfare monitoring schemes: using research to safeguard welfare of animals on the farm
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Barnett, J. L., Hemsworth, P. H.
There are a number of nonhuman animal welfare monitoring schemes for animals on the farm in Australia and in other countries. Although the majority of such schemes are voluntary rather than...
In search of the behavioural correlates of optical flow patterns in the automated assessment of broiler chicken welfare
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Dawkins, M. S., Cain, R., Merelie, K., Roberts, S. J.
Applied Animal Behaviour Science
University of Oxford, Department of Zoology, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK.
Evaluation of routinely collected veterinary and human health data for surveillance of human tick-borne diseases in North Carolina
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Rhea, S. K., Glickman, S. W., Waller, A., Ising, A., Maillard, J. M., Lund, E. M., Glickman, L. T.
Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine,...
Animal welfare considerations in primate rehabilitation: an assessment of three vervet monkey (Chlorocebus aethiops) releases in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Guy, A. J., Stone, O. M. L., Curnoe, D.
School of Biological Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052,...
Assessing pig welfare at stunning in Swedish commercial abattoirs using CO2 group-stun methods
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Atkinson, S., Velarde, A., Llonch, P., Algers, B.
Department of Animal Environment and Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science, Swedish...
Automated monitoring of behavioural-based animal welfare indicators
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Rushen, J., Chapinal, N., Passille, A. M. de
Pacific Agri-Food Research Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, PO 1000, 6947 Highway 7, Agassiz, BC, V0M...
Designing animal welfare policies and monitoring progress
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Keeling, L. J., Immink, V., Hubbard, C., Garrod, G., Edwards, S. A., Ingenbleek, P.
Department of Animal Environment and Health, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Box 7068, SE750 07 Uppsala,...
Economic, education, encouragement and enforcement influences within farm assurance schemes
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Main, D. C. J., Mullan, S.
School of Clinical Veterinary Science, University of Bristol, Langford, Bristol BS40 5DU, UK.
Establishing the extent of behavioural reactions in dairy cattle to a leg mounted activity monitor
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): MacKay, J. R. D., Deag, J. M., Haskell, M. J.
Applied Animal Behaviour Science
SAC, Animal & Veterinary Sciences Group, West Mains Road, Edinburgh, EH9 3JG,...