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...
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...
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...
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.
Why people own pets
Contributor(s):: Feldmann, Bruce Max
Why the link is important to animal care, animal control, and veterinary personnel
Contributor(s):: Lagoni, Laurel, Butler, Carolyn, Olson, Patricia
Woman-battering and harm to animals
Contributor(s):: Adams, Carol J.
The International Handbook of Animal Abuse and Cruelty: Theory, Research, and Application
| Contributor(s):: Frank R. Ascione
Animal abuse as a predictor of abuse against humans has been documented extensively. Society TMs ever-rising violence has prompted experts to ask what alternatives are available to identify the early signs and stop the cycle. The International Handbook of Animal Abuse and Cruelty: Theory,...
Child abuse, domestic violence and animal abuse
| Contributor(s):: Frank R. Ascione, Phil Arkow (editor)
The professional communities of psychologists and child welfare specialists to a deeper, higher and more encompassing awareness and understanding of the crucial linking of caring for animals and children in human experience. The combination of careful research, documentation, and compelling...
The Ecology of Stray Dogs: A Study of Free-Ranging Urban Animals
out of 5 stars
| Contributor(s):: Alan M. Beck
The book should also be of considerable interest to all ecologists, behavorists, and biologists."-Choice"This is a unique book in which the ecologist's methods are applied to understanding and possibly solving one of our urban problems."-Library Journal"This fascinating...
Walk a Hound, Lose a Pound: How you and your dog can lose weight, stay fit, and have fun together
| Contributor(s):: Phil Zeltzman, Rebecca A Johnson, Alan M. Beck
A dog is an ideal workout partner: always supportive, happy to go for a walk, and never judgmental. When people and dogs exercise together, fitness and health happen on both ends of the leash. As the obesity epidemic spreads, 70 percent of Americans and 50 percent of dogs are overweight or...
Rescuing Rover: A First Aid and Disaster Guide for Dog Owners
| Contributor(s):: Sebastian E. Heath
Whether you're hiking with your canine friend in a remote area or work with a dog on a search-and-rescue team or police force, you need to be prepared for emergencies when veterinary service is not available. Rescuing Rover: A First Aid and Disaster Guide for Dog Owners provides dog owners,...
Children and Animals: Exploring the Roots of Kindness and Cruelty
Animal abuse has been an acknowledged problem for centuries, but only within the past few decades has scientific research provided evidence that the maltreatment of animals often overlaps with violence toward people. The variants of violence, including bullying or assaults in a schoolyard,...
Brute Force: Animal Police and the Challenge of Cruelty
| Contributor(s):: Arnold Arluke
"In one instance, an officer investigated a case on an extremely thin dog - a sixty-pound Rottweiler - that should have weighed about one hundred pounds. 'The dog was skin and bones, so weak he couldn't even get up. The person told me he was minding the dog for his son because his...
Is a wolf wild as long as it does not know that it is being thoroughly managed?
| Contributor(s):: Tønnessen, Morten
Reversing Extinction: Restoration and Resurrection in the Pleistocene Rewilding Projects
| Contributor(s):: Chrulew, Matthew
To Turn: California's Proposition 2 and the Ethics of Animal Mobility in Agriculture
| Contributor(s):: Lulka, David