Preferences for infant facial features in pet dogs and cats
Contributor(s):: Archer, J., Monton, S.
A set of infant features (large forehead, large and low-lying eyes, and bulging cheeks), were described in classical ethology as social releasers, simple stimuli that evoke a stereotyped response, in this case nurturing. We assessed the attractiveness of such features in the faces of dogs or cats...
Public attitudes toward the use of animals in research: effects of invasiveness, genetic modification and regulation
Contributor(s):: Ormandy, E. H., Schuppli, C. A., Weary, D. M.
Selected abstracts from the Whale Welfare and Ethics Workshop, hosted by the UK Government and supported by the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) and held on 22nd and 23rd March 2011 at the Eden Project, Cornwall, UK
Contributor(s):: Carder, G., Cornish, A.
Supporting older people with pets in sheltered housing
Contributor(s):: Ormerod, E.
The biopolitics of animal being and welfare: dog control and care in the UK and India
| Contributor(s):: Krithika, Srinivasan
The UK is widely regarded as a nation committed to animal welfare. On the other hand, the precarious lives of India’s stray dogs have attracted a considerable amount of international animal activist attention, and raised questions about the nation’s indifference to these animals....
The dog fancy at war: breeds, breeding, and britishness, 1914-1918
| Contributor(s):: Howell, P.
The emergence of veterinary oaths: social, historical, and ethical considerations
| Contributor(s):: Bones, V. C., Yeates, J. W.
Veterinary oaths are public declarations sworn by veterinarians, usually when they enter the profession. As such, they may reflect professional and social concerns. Analysis of contemporary veterinary oaths may therefore reveal their ethical foundations. The objective of this article is to...
A comparison of the Monty Roberts technique with a conventional UK technique for initial training of riding horses
| Contributor(s):: Fowler, V., Kennedy, M., Marlin, D.
A preliminary study investigating the physical welfare and welfare code compliance for tethered and free-ranging horses on common land in South Wales
| Contributor(s):: Samuel, E. K., Whay, H. R., Mullan, S.
Does personality, delinquency, or mating effort necessarily dictate a preference for an aggressive dog?
| Contributor(s):: Egan, V., MacKenzie, J.
Impact of rapid treatment of sheep lame with footrot on welfare and economics and farmer attitudes to lameness in sheep
| Contributor(s):: Green, L. E., Kaler, J., Wassink, G. J., King, E. M., Thomas, R. G.
Interactions between profit and welfare on extensive sheep farms
| Contributor(s):: Stott, A. W., Ahmadi, B. V., Dwyer, C. M., Kupiec, B., Morgan-Davies, C., Milne, C. E., Ringrose, S., Goddard, P., Phillips, K., Waterhouse, A.
Just and sustainable? Examining the rhetoric and potential realities of UK food security
| Contributor(s):: MacMillan, T., Dowler, E.
Lying laterality and the effect of IceTag data loggers on lying behaviour of dairy cows
| Contributor(s):: Gibbons, J., Medrano-Galarza, C., Passille, A. M. de, Rushen, J.
The use of a single empirical outcome measure to assess welfare in slaughter plants: between- and within-sector comparisons of the supply base for a major retail multiple
| Contributor(s):: Roberts, F., Lucas, A., Johnson, S.
The welfare of low-volume farm animals during transport and at slaughter: a review of current knowledge and recommendations for future research
| Contributor(s):: Bornett-Gauci, H. L. I., Martin, J. E., Arney, D. R.
Uptake and effectiveness of interventions to reduce claw lesions in 40 dairy herds in the UK
| Contributor(s):: Barker, Z. E., Wright, J. L., Blowey, R. W., Amory, J. R., Green, L. E.
Welfare outcomes assessment in laying hen farm assurance schemes
| Contributor(s):: Main, D. C. J., Mullan, S., Atkinson, C., Bond, A., Cooper, M., Fraser, A., Browne, W. J.
Preventing dog bite injuries: the need for a collaborative approach
| Contributor(s):: Keuster, T. de, Overall, K. L.
This article discusses an open-minded multidisciplinary approach for preventing primary and secondary dog bites. This approach is based on the recognition of the interaction between the dog, human and environment in which they interact. Focus is given on the analysis of problem or potential...
Pets and protein: placing domestic livestock on hobby-farms in England and Wales
| Contributor(s):: Holloway, L.
This paper considers some of the ethical dimensions of human-animal relations in livestock farming, using the notion of 'situated morality' to examine hobby-farming as a particular set of social and agricultural practices in which farm animals are encountered simultaneously as 'friends' and...