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  1. The somatic sensory system

    Contributor(s):: Kamerling, S. G.

    The somatic sensory system provides information on bodily sensations. The status of an animal's internal and external environment is detected and interpreted by this system. Specialized receptors "transduce" the sensations of touch, pressure, temperature, and pain. Sensory impulses are...

  2. The tangled web of animal abuse: the links between cruelty to animals and human violence

    Contributor(s):: Lockwood, Randall, Hodge, Guy R.

  3. The United Kingdom conference

    Contributor(s):: Committee, The National Dog Rescue Coordinating

  4. The unnatural world: behavioural aspects of humans and animals in the process of domestication

    Contributor(s):: Clutton-Brock, Juliet

  5. The utilitarian defence of animals

    Contributor(s):: Hursthouse, Rosalind

  6. The values and uses of pets

    Contributor(s):: Fox, Michael W.

  7. The veterinarian's role in recognizing and reporting abuse

    Contributor(s):: Landau, Ruth

  8. The veterinary professions roles in recognizing and preventing family violence: the experiences of the human medicine field and the development of diagnostic indicators for non-accidental injury

    Contributor(s):: Arkow, Phil, Munro, Helen

  9. The virtue ethics defence of animals

    Contributor(s):: Hursthouse, Rosalind

  10. The welfare of horses and other equids

    Contributor(s):: Broom, D. M., Fraser, A. F.

    This chapter discusses the different forms of ill-treatment and neglect; riding, whipping and working; training methods; breeding; housing and management; and the effect of surgical operations in relation to the welfare of racehorses, donkeys and mules.

  11. The well-being of farm animals: exploring the intersection between values and technology

    Contributor(s):: Anthony, R.

  12. Theology and animal rights

    Contributor(s):: Linzey, Andrew

  13. Thinking like a chicken: farm animals and the feminine connection

    Contributor(s):: Davis, Karen

  14. Treating serious animal abuse as a serious crime

    Contributor(s):: Fox, Mitchell

  15. Unleashing compassion: social work and animal abuse

    Contributor(s):: Faver, Catherine A., Strand, Elizabeth B.

  16. Welfare assessment in cattle in two housing systems

    Contributor(s):: Brule, A., Lequenne, D., Capdeville, J., Botreau, R., Veissier, I., David, V.

    This study specifically focused on the welfare of dairy cows, as the first step towards a practical tool to assess some aspects of animal welfare on farms. First, 12 indicators were recorded in ten Prim'Holstein dairy farms (five free-stall housing and five tie-stall housing). Measurements were...

  17. Welfare implications of dairy calf and heifer rearing

    Contributor(s):: Lawrence, A. B., Dwyer, C. M., Jarvis, S., Roberts, D.

    In this chapter we have focused primarily on behavioural issues that emerge from current practices of calf rearing. We have used the perspective of behavioural development and existing knowledge from other species to emphasise that early events in the calf's life (early weaning and individual...

  18. Welfare issues in the rodeo horse. (UFAW Animal Welfare Series)

    Contributor(s):: Corey, D.

    This chapter covers welfare issues in the rodeo horse. The history of rodeos, the most physically challenging rodeo events, timed events, welfare of rodeo livestock during transport, use of whips and similar devices, drug and medication policies, non-sanctioned rodeo events and non-competitive...

  19. Welfare issues with the carriage horse. (UFAW Animal Welfare Series)

    Contributor(s):: Baldwin, J.

    This chapter gives a brief overview of the urban carriage horse industry in the larger US cities. Common health problems in carriage horses and health regulations are described. Moreover, some relevant welfare issues are outlined.

  20. Why people own pets

    Contributor(s):: Feldmann, Bruce Max