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  1. An investigation of the effect of environmental enrichment and space allowance on the behaviour and production of growing pigs

    Contributor(s):: Beattie, V. E., Walker, N., Sneddon, I. A.

    Newly weaned 6-week-old pigs in groups of 6 littermates were placed in enriched environments with a floor space allowance of 0.5, 1.1, 1.7 or 2.3 msuperscript 2/pig (treatments 1-4, respectively). Treatment 5 was identical to treatment 4, except for the absence of enriching elements which...

  2. An overview of types of aggressive behaviour in dogs and methods of treatment

    Contributor(s):: Blackshaw, J. K.

    In 223 cases of dogs presented to a specialist behavioural clinic in Brisbane, Australia, 87 (39

  3. Analysis of factors influencing animal welfare, animal health & performance of dairy cows in loose housing with cubicles

    Contributor(s):: Mulleder, C., Waiblinger, S., Troxler, J.

    A study investigated a random sample of 80 dairy herds of 21-80 Simmental cows during the winter months of 2002 and 2003 in Lower and Upper Austria. An assessment was made of buildings and fittings, feeding, behaviour and interaction of cows and personnel, and welfare in terms of lameness and...

  4. Animal activism and the zoo-networked nation

    Contributor(s):: Vandersommers, D.

  5. Animal and activity farm visits - the potential value for children

    Contributor(s):: Pass, B.

    This article discusses the management, advantages and disadvantages of running a farm as an educational units for adults and children. The emphasis of supervision and procedures to maintain animal health and prevent potential disease transmission between animals and people are emphasized.

  6. Animal care guidelines and future directions

    Contributor(s):: Webster, A. B.

    Two notions broadly accepted in developed western societies have made animal care guidelines inevitable. These are that domestic animals are sentient and that humans are responsible to ensure the proper care of domestic animals. Despite these common views, people have differing moral...

  7. Animal Ethics and the Law

    Contributor(s):: Bernard E. Rollin

    Everyone reading this Article is doubtless aware of the woeful lack of legal protection for farm animals in the United States. Not only do the laws fail to assure even a minimally decent life for the majority of these animals, they do not provide protection against the most egregious treatment....

  8. Animal health care seeking behavior of pets or livestock owners and knowledge and awareness on zoonoses in a university community

    Contributor(s):: Awosanya, E. J., Akande, H. O.

  9. Animal hoarding in Victoria, Australia: an exploratory study

    Contributor(s):: Ockenden, E. M., Groef, B. de, Marston, L.

    Animal hoarding not only presents significant welfare issues for the animals involved, but also for the hoarders and people in the surrounding community. Existing studies on the issue have primarily been undertaken in the USA and little is known about animal hoarding in other countries, including...

  10. Animal hygiene and animal welfare in the feed to food production chain

    Contributor(s):: Tielen, M.

    The field of animal hygiene includes the research and education about the interaction between the animal and its abiotic and biotic environment, especially focused on the health and welfare of animals and humans. Only for a few epidemic disease organisms is the safeguarding strategy required. For...

  11. Animal pain, scientific ideology, and the reappropriation of common sense

    Contributor(s):: Rollin, B.

  12. Animal welfare and organic aquaculture in open systems

    Contributor(s):: Cottee, S. Y., Petersan, P.

    The principles of organic farming espouse a holistic approach to agriculture that promotes sustainable and harmonious relationships amongst the natural environment, plants and animals, as well as regard for animals' physiological and behavioral needs. However, open aquaculture systems - both...

  13. Animal welfare aspects in cat ownershipTierschutzrelevante Aspekte bei der Katzenhaltung

    Contributor(s):: Hoefer, M.

    A review on the policies, welfare issues, and law on cat ownership in Germany was presented.

  14. Animal welfare assurance programs in food production: a framework for assessing the options

    Contributor(s):: Fraser, D.

  15. Animal welfare in programs of zootherapy or therapy attended by animals

    Contributor(s):: Silva, M. R. da, Martins, M. de F., Gouvea, A. H., Pinheiro, J. de V., Santos, T. R. dos, Lee, J. Y., Lins, L. B., Greghi, G. F.

    Zootherapy or Therapy Attended by Animals are denominations for different types of assistances human beings, where the animals are used as co-therapeutic in the learning of children and adolescents with or without cognitive deficits, aged institutionalized or not, chemical dependents, alcoholics...

  16. Animal welfare issues on the use of rabbits in an animal assisted therapy program for children

    Contributor(s):: Loukaki, K., Koukoutsakis, P., Kostomitsopoulos, N.

    Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) is a method of complementary treatment in the rehabilitation of many human illnesses and conditions. Although the dog is the most widely used therapy animal that is used in AAT program, the rabbit can also be used as an alternate animal species and complementary...

  17. Animal welfare issues on the use of rabbits in an animal assisted therapy programme for children

    Contributor(s):: Loukaki, K., Koukoutsakis, P., Kostomitsopoulos, N.

    Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) is a method of complementary treatment in the rehabilitation of many human illnesses and conditions. Although the dog is the most widely used therapy animal that is used in AAT programmes, the rabbit can also be used as an alternative animal species and complementary...

  18. Animal welfare: a complex international public policy issue: economic, policy, societal, cultural and other drivers and constraints. a 20-year international perspective

    Contributor(s):: Bayvel, A. C. D., Diesch, T. J., Cross, N.

  19. Animal welfare: concept and related issues - review

    Contributor(s):: Broom, D. M., Molento, C. F. M.

    Welfare is a word widely used by the public in many situations and its meaning is often not precise. However, an objective definition is needed if the concept is to be used scientifically and professionally. Moreover, welfare has to be defined in such a way that it can be readily related to other...

  20. Animal welfare: establishing a dialogue between science and society. (Special Issue: Knowing animals.)

    Contributor(s):: Miele, M., Veissier, I., Evans, A., Botreau, R.

    Farm animal welfare has become an important issue for the European public, especially in the last two decades when a number of crises (eg Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy and Avian Influenzalu) have affected farm animal populations. Public concern about this issue led the European Union to fund...