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  1. Bioethics, a coherent birdcall for the animal well-being

    Contributor(s):: Perez Garcia, L., Ribot Guzman, E., Joa Rodriguez, R., Romero Hernandez, Y.

    Independently of the work of environmental education that is carried out in the country, in the past few years, in a part of the sectors of the younger population's, has raised up the interest for the fights of dogs and of roosters, among other practices that affect the animal well-being. How to...

  2. Animals as spectacle and sport

    The study of animals - and the relationship between humans and other animals - is now one of the most fiercely debated topics in contemporary science and culture.Animals have a long history in human society, providing food, labour, sport and companionship as well as becoming objects for exhibit....

  3. Horseback riding for individuals with disabilities: Programs, philosophy, and research

    Contributor(s):: DePauw, Karen P.

  4. Please may I have a bike? Better yet, may I have a hug? An examination of children

    Contributor(s):: Chaplin, Lan Nguyen

  5. Riding and the handicapped

    Contributor(s):: Biery, M. J.

  6. The horse as member of the therapeutic team

    Contributor(s):: Tuttle, J. I.

  7. [Hippotherapy and therapeutic horseback riding in the treatment of children and adolescents with cerebral pareses and dysmelias]

    Contributor(s):: Horster, R., Lippold-von Horde, H., Rieger, C.

  8. [Motor goals of therapeutic horseback riding for cerebral palsied children (author's transl)]

    Contributor(s):: Feldkamp, M.

  9. [Scientific fundamentals of hippo- and riding therapy - a compilation of study results (author's transl)]

    Contributor(s):: Rieger, C.

  10. Equine ergonomics: a new era?

    Contributor(s):: van Weeren, P. R.

  11. Perceptions and attitudes towards horses in European societies

    Contributor(s):: Endenburg, N.

  12. The human-horse relationship: how much do we know?

    Contributor(s):: Robinson, I. H.

  13. Special issue: Fish Behaviour and Welfare. (Special issue: Fish Behaviour and Welfare.)

    Contributor(s):: Sneddon, L. U.

    This special issue contains topics on the welfare of fishes in the aquaculture and fishery industries, including aspects on behaviour, feeding, diseases, transgenesis and toxicology.

  14. Animal welfare perspectives on recreational angling. (Special issue: Fish Behaviour and Welfare.)

    Contributor(s):: Cooke, S. J., Sneddon, L. U.

    Fish captured by recreational anglers are often released either voluntarily or because of harvest regulations in a process called "catch-and-release". Catch-and-release angling is thought to be beneficial for the conservation of fish stocks based on the premise that most of the fish that are...

  15. Characterising the emotional reactivity of cows to understand and predict their stress reactions to the slaughter procedure

    Contributor(s):: Bourguet, C., Deiss, V., Gobert, M., Durand, D., Boissy, A., Terlouw, E. M. C.

    The present study on 32 Normand cows evaluated whether it is possible to identify, during rearing, individuals likely to be relatively reactive to the slaughter procedure. It evaluated further which factors may contribute to stress during the pre-slaughter period. Behavioural and physiological...

  16. Conservation and animal welfare issues arising from forestry practices. (Special Issue: Conservation and animal welfare.)

    Contributor(s):: Blumstein, D. T.

    Forestry practices may directly kill animals as well as destroy and fragment their habitat. Even without habitat destruction, logging and its associated forest management practices (which include road building, re-forestation, and often increased recreational use) create noise, frighten animals,...

  17. Effects of physical activity and group size on animal welfare in laboratory rats

    Contributor(s):: Spangenberg, E., Dahlborn, K., Essen-Gustavsson, B., Cvek, K.

    The aim of this study was to investigate whether moderate physical activity and group size influence physical fitness, the level of social interactions in the home cage and rats' performance in the Elevated Plus Maze and a handling test. Forty-eight male Sprague Dawley rats were kept in groups of...

  18. Observer reliability for working equine welfare assessment: problems with high prevalences of certain results

    Contributor(s):: Burn, C. C., Pritchard, J. C., Whay, H. R.

    Welfare issues relevant to equids working in developing countries may differ greatly to those of sport and companion equids in developed countries. In this study, we test the observer reliability of a working equine welfare assessment, demonstrating how prevalence of certain observations reduces...

  19. Raising welfare standards for endurance riding. (UFAW Animal Welfare Series)

    Contributor(s):: Loving, N. S.

    This chapter covers the welfare issues associated with the use of horses in endurance riding. Endurance riding is described as well as the inherent risks of the sport. Regulations and standards that are followed in endurance riding are presented. Measures to avoid metabolic consequences in...

  20. 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...