Interdisciplinary research to advance animal welfare science: an introduction
Contributor(s):: Camerlink, I.
What is suffering in animals?
Contributor(s):: Weary, D. M., Appleby, M. C., Sandoe, P.
In much of the recent animal welfare literature the word 'suffering' is used simply as an adjunct (as in 'pain and suffering') or to emphasize that the animal consciously perceives pain or some other negative affect. A stronger usage of the term implies that the negative feelings are prolonged,...
Tales about tails: is the mutilation of animals justifiable in their best interests or in ours?
Contributor(s):: Edwards, S., Bennett, P., Appleby, M. C., Weary, D. M., Sandoe, P.
Tail docking, involving surgical or non-surgical removal of a portion of the tail, is one of the most widely carried out and contentious mutilations inflicted by humans on animals. To differing extents, this procedure is carried out on farm livestock, draught animals and companion animals. The...
Thanatology: death of a pet
Contributor(s):: Kay, W., Fudin, C., Cohen, S.
The assessment of welfare in diseased companion animals
Contributor(s):: Lane, D. R.
Contributor(s):: Rollin, Bernard E.
Euthanasia and moral stress
Contributor(s):: Rollin, B. E.
The ethics of pain control in companion animals
The ethics of pain management
Equine welfare and ethics
Contributor(s):: Rollin, B.
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...
The horse as a companion animal. (UFAW Animal Welfare Series)
Contributor(s):: Loving, N. S.
This chapter focuses on the welfare issues associated with horses kept as companion animals. The use of the companion horse for athletic pursuits, breeding, overprotection of foals, incompatibility of the horse to the purchaser, sale and purchase of horses with behavioural problems, loss of...