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  1. Scientific and Ethical Issues in Exporting Welfare Findings to Different Animal Subpopulations: The Case of Semi-Captive Elephants Involved in Animal-Visitor Interactions (AVI) in South Africa

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    | Contributor(s):: Barbara de Mori, Elena Stagni, Linda Ferrante, Gregory Vogt, Keith A. Ramsay, Simona Normando

    Elephants are charismatic, cognitively highly-developed animals, whose management conditions can vary along a “wild–captive continuum.” Several protocols have been proposed for the assessment of zoo elephants’ welfare. It is important to investigate the possible...

  2. A critical review o f animal-based welfare indicators for polar bears (Ursus maritimus) in zoos: Identification and evidence of validity

    | Contributor(s):: Skovlund, C. R., Kirchner, M. K., Moos, L. W., Alsted, N., Manteca, X., Tallo-Parra, O., Stelvig, M., Forkman, B.

  3. Application of a welfare assessment tool (Shelter Quality Protocol) in 64 Italian long-term dogs' shelters: welfare hazard analysis

    | Contributor(s):: Arena, L., Berteselli, G. V., Lombardo, F., Candeloro, L., Dalla Villa, P., De Massis, F.

  4. The recognition of canine pain behaviours, and potentially hazardous Catch-Neuter-Return practices by animal care professionals

    | Contributor(s):: Bacon, H. J., Walters, H., Vancia, V., Waran, N.

  5. Farm manager involvement in an equine on-farm welfare assessment: opportunities for education and improvement

    | Contributor(s):: DuBois, C., DeVries, T. J., Haley, D. B., Lawlis, P., Merkies, K.

  6. Changes in the welfare of mink (Neovison vison) with date of assessment in the winter and growth periods have limited effects on the overall WelFur categorisation

    | Contributor(s):: Marsboll, A. F., Henriksen, B. I. F., Hansen, B. K., Moller, S. H.

  7. The representativeness of a semi-random sampling method for animal welfare assessments on mink farms

    | Contributor(s):: Marsboll, A. F., Henriksen, B. I. F., Moller, S. H.

  8. Redefining human-animal relationships: an evaluation of methods to allow their empirical measurement in zoos

    | Contributor(s):: Patel, F., Whitehouse-Tedd, K., Ward, S. J.

  9. Animal health and welfare state and technical efficiency of dairy farms: possible synergies

    | Contributor(s):: Tremetsberger, L., Winckler, C., Kantelhardt, J.

  10. Use of meloxicam, buprenorphine, and Maxilene (R) to assess a multimodal approach for piglet pain management, part I: surgical castration

    | Contributor(s):: Viscardi, A. V., Turner, P. V.

  11. Use of meloxicam, buprenorphine, and Maxilene (R) to assess a multimodal approach for piglet pain management, part 2: tail-docking

    | Contributor(s):: Viscardi, A. V., Turner, P. V.

  12. Assessing animal welfare at the f arm level: do we care sufficiently about the individual?

    | Contributor(s):: Winckler, C.

  13. Interobserver reliability of measures of the Welfare Quality (R) animal welfare assessment protocol for sows and piglets

    | Contributor(s):: Friedrich, L., Krieter, J., Kemper, N., Czycholl, I.

  14. A weak point analysis of welfare in Danish dairy herds using two different welfare assessment systems

    | Contributor(s):: Otten, N. D., Rousing, T., de Oliveira, V. H. S., Reiten, M., Michelsen, A. M., Hakansson, F., Lund, V. P., Houe, H., Denwood, M., Sorensen, J. T., Forkman, B., Kirchner, M. K.

  15. The animal welfare implications of civet coffee tourism in Bali

    | Contributor(s):: Carder, G., Proctor, H., Schmidt-Burbach, J., D'Cruze, N.

  16. Test-retest reliability of the Welfare Quality (R) animal welfare assessment protocol for growing pigs

    | Contributor(s):: Czycholl, I., Kniese, C., Buttner, K., Beilage, E. G., Schrader, L., Krieter, J.

  17. A survey of animal welfare experts and practicing veterinarians to identify and explore key factors thought to influence canine and feline welfare in relation to veterinary care

    | Contributor(s):: Dawson, L. C., Dewey, C. E., Stone, E. A., Guerin, M. T., Niel, L.

  18. Classification of animal welfare on mink farms differs between three annual production periods

    | Contributor(s):: Henriksen, B. I. F., Sorensen, J. T., Moller, S. H.

  19. A tool for the evaluation of slaughter horse welfare during unloading

    | Contributor(s):: Messori, S., Visser, E. K., Buonanno, M., Ferrari, P., Barnard, S., Borciani, M., Ferri, N.

  20. Canine trap-neuter-return: a critical review of potential welfare issues

    | Contributor(s):: Bacon, H., Vancia, V., Walters, H., Waran, N.