The impact of atypical early histories on pet or performer chimpanzees
| Contributor(s):: Hani D. Freeman, Stephen R. Ross
It is widely accepted that an animal’s early history, including but not limited to its rearing history, can have a profound impact on later behavior. In the case of captive animals, many studies have used categorical measures such as mother reared or human reared that do not...
Dierbare metgezellen : Domeinbeschrijving Dierenwelzijn
| Contributor(s):: Irma Ennik, Lenny van Erp, Hans Hopster, Wim Meijberg, Marianne Poorthuis, Marko Ruis
Dierenwelzijn is een complex thema met wetenschappelijke, ethische en maatschappelijke invalshoeken. Om dit thema beter voor het onderwijs toegankelijk te maken hebben Stichting Veldwerk Nederland, het lectoraat Welzijn van Dieren van de Hogeschool Van Hall Larenstein en de Christelijke...
Post-communist canine: a feminist approach to women and dogs in canine performance sports in Poland
| Contributor(s):: Wlodarczyk, J.
The article attempts to present the complexity of relationships between women, capitalism, democracy, and competitive dog training in post-communist Poland. The article documents the correlation between increased involvement of women in competitive canine sports in Poland after 1989, changes in...
Caregiver/orangutan relationships at Auckland Zoo: empathy, friendship, and ethics between species
| Contributor(s):: Palmer, A., Malone, N., Park, J.
Drawing on ethnographic, ethological, and historical data, we examined the relationships between orangutans and caregivers at Auckland Zoo. Caregivers displayed high levels of empathy and adjusted their husbandry routines to their interpretations of the orangutans' moods. Caregivers experienced...
International Society for Anthrozoology (ISAZ) 2016. Exploring human-animal interactions: a multidisciplinary approach from behavioral and social sciences, Barcelona, Spain, 7-10 July 2016. Proceedings
This work contains abstracts of 61 conference papers on the regulatory, behavioural and welfare aspects of human-animal interactions.
Animals and Animals
| Contributor(s):: Thomas, Laurence
"The simple magic of life": phenomenology, ontology, and animal ethics
| Contributor(s):: Weisberg, Z.
This paper explores the important contribution phenomenology can make to animal ethics. The underlying assumption is that animal ethics is as strong as the conception of animal ontology it takes for granted. I contend that Peter Singer's reductive ontology of animals as suffering beings leads him...
Sep 28 2015
2015 Animal Ethics Seminar
Deeply ecological Deleuze and Guattari: humanism's becoming-animal
| Contributor(s):: Iveson, R.
An ethological approach to determining housing requirements of gamebirds in raised laying units
| Contributor(s):: Matheson, S. M., Donbavand, J., Sandilands, V., Pennycott, T., Turner, S. P.
Each year, the UK rears around 20-30 million pheasants and 3-6 million red-legged partridges for shooting purposes. However, welfare organisations and some members of the gamebird industry itself have raised concerns about the use of raised laying units for breeding gamebirds. Although the...
Analysis of the phenotypic link between behavioural traits at mixing and increased long-term social stability in group-housed pigs
| Contributor(s):: Desire, S., Turner, S. P., D'Eath, R. B., Doeschl-Wilson, A. B., Lewis, C. R. G., Roehe, R.
Mixing of growing pigs results in aggressive contests between group members. As aggression serves to establish dominance relationships, it is possible that increased initial aggression may facilitate the formation of social hierarchies. The objective of the study was to investigate whether there...
The ethics of a co-regulatory model for farm animal welfare research
| Contributor(s):: Phillips, C. J. C., Petherick, J. C.
Standards for farm animal welfare are variously managed at a national level by government-led regulatory control, by consumer-led welfare economics and co-regulated control in a partnership between industry and government. In the latter case the control of research to support animal welfare...
The unique ethical stance of animal-assisted psychotherapy [Issues]
| Contributor(s):: David, R. B., Parish-Plass, N.
Ethical equitation: applying a cost-benefit approach
| Contributor(s):: Jones, B., McGreevy, P. D.
Ethische Aspekte der physischen und der psychischen Belastung des Pferdes durch dessen reiterliche Nutzung
| Contributor(s):: Meyer, H.
Prioritisation of companion dog welfare issues using expert consensus
| Contributor(s):: Buckland, E. L., Corr, S. A., Abeyesinghe, S. M., Wathes, C. M.
Resources for tackling animal welfare issues are often limited. Obtaining a consensus of expert opinion on the most pressing issues to address is a valuable approach to try to ensure that resources are wisely spent. In this study, seven independent experts in a range of disciplines (including...
Puppy power! Using social cognition research tasks to improve socialization practices for domestic dogs ( Canis familiaris)
| Contributor(s):: Howell, T. J., Bennett, P. C.
Understanding the psychology of the domestic dog is a key element in both research and clinical applications for veterinary behaviorists. This article summarizes social cognitive skills observed in dogs in recent cognition studies. The tasks are grouped into the following 2 categories: those...
Animal-assisted interventions. Intervenciones asistidas con animales
| Contributor(s):: Carral Portilla, V.
Once were wolves - coping with, or enhancing, human-animal relationships
| Contributor(s):: Fisher, M.
Rescued goats at a sanctuary display positive mood after former neglect
| Contributor(s):: Briefer, E. F., McElligott, A. G.