Travel-related problems in pets
Contributor(s):: Mills, D., Dube, M. B., Zulch, H.
Sections on the nature and treatment of travel-related problems of pets, including cats.
What is suffering in animals?
Contributor(s):: Weary, D. M., Appleby, M. C., Sandoe, P.
In much of the recent animal welfare literature the word 'suffering' is used simply as an adjunct (as in 'pain and suffering') or to emphasize that the animal consciously perceives pain or some other negative affect. A stronger usage of the term implies that the negative feelings are prolonged,...
Stockperson behaviour and animal behaviour
Contributor(s):: Hemsworth, P. H., Coleman, G. J.
This chapter discusses the way the attitudes and behaviour of stockpersons develop and how these affect the productivity, behaviour and welfare of farm animals.
Equine welfare and ethics
Contributor(s):: Rollin, B.
The mental health of laboratory animals
Contributor(s):: King, L., Rowan, A. N.
Fears in companion dogs: Characteristics and treatment
Contributor(s):: Hothersall, David, Tuber, David S.
Fears and phobias
Contributor(s):: Luiselli, James K.
Contributor(s):: Hemsworth, P. H.
Human factors influencing broiler welfare
The sequential relationships between human and animal variables found in the livestock industries indicate that there is an excellent opportunity to target stockperson attitudes and behaviour in order to reduce limitations imposed by human-animal interactions on poultry welfare. Understanding...
Impact of human-animal interactions on the health, productivity and welfare of farm animals
Contributor(s):: Hemsworth, P. M.
While technical skills and knowledge are important attributes of the work performance of stockpeople, two other important but less well recognised characteristics of stockpeople are their attitude and behaviour towards farm animals. Research has shown that the attitude of the stockperson, by...