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  1. The impact of clamp castration on the behaviour and body temperature of reindeer (Rangifer tarandus tarandus) – Effects of local anesthesia and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug

    Contributor(s): Nurmi, Hanna, Laaksonen, Sauli, Häätylä, Taija, Valros, Anna, Sauvala, Mikaela, Hänninen, Laura

  2. Opportunities (and challenges) in dairy cattle cognition research: A key area needed to design future high welfare housing systems

    Contributor(s): Nawroth, C., Rørvang, M. V.

  3. How's my kitty? Acoustic parameters of cat-directed speech in human-cat interactions

    Contributor(s): Mouzon, C., Gilbert, C., Di-Stasi, R., Leboucher, G.

  4. Care and its discontents: Commodification, coercive cooperation, and resistance in Copenhagen Zoo

    Contributor(s): Mc Loughlin, E.

  5. Development of a pilot human-canine ethogram for an animal-assisted education programme in primary schools – A case study

    Contributor(s): Lee, Chee Yan, Ngai, Joe Tsz Kin, Chau, Kathy Ka Ying, Yu, Rose Wai Man, Wong, Paul Wai Ching

  6. Animal emotions in practice

    Contributor(s): Lambert, H.

  7. Responsible ownership: what do pet owners need to know?

    Contributor(s): Lacey, L.

  8. Dither: A unifying model of the effects of visitor numbers on zoo animal behavior

    Contributor(s): Krebs, B. L., Eschmann, C. L., Watters, J. V.

  9. Cry wolf: a major misunderstanding about dog behaviour

    Contributor(s): Durston, T.

  10. A deep transfer learning model for head pose estimation in rhesus macaques during cognitive tasks: Towards a nonrestraint noninvasive 3Rs approach

    Contributor(s): Bethell, Emily J., Khan, Wasiq, Hussain, Abir

  11. Unnatural Pumas and Domestic Foxes: Relations with Protected Predators and Conspiratorial Rumours in Southern Chile

    Contributor(s): Benavides, P., Caviedes, J.

  12. Misconceptions in anthropomorphizing the feeding of pet animalsEquivocos ao se antropomorfizar a alimentacao dos animais de companhia

    Contributor(s): Ribeiro, R. R., Silva, M. D. da, Massari, C. H. de A. L.

    The present work aims to contribute to the issue of legal and ethical responsibility regarding adequate feeding for pets, through the analysis of the works of the philosophers Singer, Francione and Gilligan. A literature review was carried out based on the main philosophical works by authors who...

  13. Misconceptions in anthropomorphizing the feeding of pet animalsEquivocos ao se antropomorfizar a alimentacao dos animais de companhia

    Contributor(s): Ribeiro, R. R., Silva, M. D. da, Massari, C. H. de A. L.

    The present work aims to contribute to the issue of legal and ethical responsibility regarding adequate feeding for pets, through the analysis of the works of the philosophers Singer, Francione and Gilligan. A literature review was carried out based on the main philosophical works by authors who...

  14. Investigating Unused Tools for the Animal Behavioral Diversity Toolkit

    Contributor(s): Brereton, James Edward, Fernandez, Eduardo J.

    Behavioral diversity is a commonly used tool used to quantify the richness and evenness of animal behaviors and assess the effect of variables that may impact an animal’s quality of life. The indices used in behavioral diversity research, and the study subjects, have not been formally reviewed....

  15. Investigating Unused Tools for the Animal Behavioral Diversity Toolkit

    Contributor(s): Brereton, James Edward, Fernandez, Eduardo J.

    Behavioral diversity is a commonly used tool used to quantify the richness and evenness of animal behaviors and assess the effect of variables that may impact an animal’s quality of life. The indices used in behavioral diversity research, and the study subjects, have not been formally reviewed....

  16. Poor Welfare Indicators and Husbandry Practices at Lion (Panthera Leo) "Cub-Petting" Facilities: Evidence from Public YouTube Videos

    Contributor(s): Chorney, S., DeFalco, A., Jacquet, J., LaFrance, C., Lary, M., Pirker, H., Franks, B.

    There is growing concern about captive lion hunting and breeding operations in South Africa, including cub-petting tourism. For the first time, we assess the quality of cub-petting facilities and code the stress behaviors of lion cubs when handled by tourists by analyzing four stress-related...

  17. Beyond “Doing Better”: Ordinal Rating Scales to Monitor Behavioural Indicators of Well-Being in Cats

    Contributor(s): Ellis, Jacklyn J.

    Safeguarding the well-being of cats is essential to the mission of any responsible animal shelter. Environmental enrichment and behaviour modification are often key to this goal. Measuring response to these interventions is essential to ensure strategies are successful. There are often many staff...

  18. Consumer Preferences for Animal Welfare in China: Optimization of Pork Production-Marketing Chains

    Contributor(s): Liang, Yaoming, Cheng, Yu, Xu, Yanjie, Hua, Gengrong, Zheng, Zijian, Li, Hui, Han, Li

    Consumption demands for pork produced by farms that employ strategies to improve animal welfare (“animal welfare pork”) will be an important indicator for predicting domestic pig feeding standards and pork industry development. This paper analyzes consumer preferences for animal welfare pork...

  19. The Impacts of Colony Cages on the Welfare of Chickens Farmed for Meat

    Contributor(s): Mace, Jenny L., Knight, Andrew

    There is growing interest in keeping meat chickens in modern colony cages (CCs) rather than conventional litter-floor barns. Suggested welfare improvements for chickens in such systems include reduced bodily lesions due to lower contact with flooring contaminated with faeces and urine, due to...

  20. Local attitudes toward Amur tiger (Panthera tigris altaica) conservation in the Russian Far East

    Contributor(s): Mukhacheva, A. S., Bragina, E. V., Miquelle, D. G., Kretser, H. E., Derugina, V. V.

    Public support is a necessary component of large carnivore conservation. We analysed public opinion on Amur tigers, Panthera tigris altaica, in Russia's Far East, the northernmost stronghold of the world's rarest big cat. We surveyed 1035 people in 5 settlements at increasing distances to tiger...