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  1. Managing long-term wellness in captive sea turtles

    Contributor(s):: Wood, L. D.

  2. Animal welfare and its assossiations with farm size and stockmanship characteristics on European breeding-to-finishing pig farms

    Contributor(s):: Ruckli, A. K., Dippel, S., Helmerichs, J., Hubbard, C., Munsterhjelm, C., Vermeer, H., Leeb, C.

  3. Play and welfare in domestic cats: Current knowledge and future directions

    Contributor(s):: Henning, J. S. L., Fernandez, E. J., Nielsen, T., Hazel, S.

  4. To pet or to enrich? Increasing dogs' welfare in veterinary clinics/shelters: a pilot study

    Contributor(s):: Lopes, J. V. S. R., Daud, N. M., Young, R. J., Azevedo, C. S. de

  5. Perceived importance of specific kennel management practices for the provision of canine welfare

    Contributor(s):: Cobb, M. L., Carter, A., Lill, A., Bennett, P. C.

    There is public interest for the welfare of dogs that spend at least part of their lives housed in kennel facilities, such as working, shelter and sporting dogs. The impacts of living in environments that limit social, physical, and behavioral opportunities are generally well understood in other...

  6. Evaluation of the Impact of Behavioral Opportunities on Four Zoo-Housed Aardvarks (Orycteropus afer)

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: Jennifer Hamilton, Grace Fuller, Stephanie Allard

    Evaluations of enrichment are critical to determine if an enrichment program is meeting stated goals. However, nocturnal species can present a challenge if their active periods do not align with caretakers’ schedules. To evaluate enrichment for four aardvarks housed with a natural light...

  7. An examination of nest-building behaviour using five different nesting materials in C57BL/6J and BALB/c mice

    | Contributor(s):: Obermueller, B., Castellani, C., Till, H., Reininger-Gutmann, B., Singer, G.

  8. Public Feeding Interactions as Enrichment for Three Zoo-Housed Elephants

    | Contributor(s):: Fernandez, Eduardo J., Upchurch, Bruce, Hawkes, Nancy C.

  9. Development of an evidence-based welfare approach for cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) under human care

    | Contributor(s):: Fischer, B., Flint, M., Cole, K., George, K. A.

  10. Technical contribution: a cautionary note on the use of behavioural diversity (H-Index) in animal welfare science

    | Contributor(s):: Cronin, K. A., Ross, S. R.

  11. A zoo animal's neighbourhood: how conspecific neighbours impact welfare

    | Contributor(s):: Whitham, J. C., Miller, L. J.

  12. Does 'playtime' reduce stimulus-seeking and other boredom-like behaviour in laboratory ferrets?

    | Contributor(s):: Burn, C. C., Raffle, J., Bizley, J. K.

  13. Efficacy of an interactive apparatus as environmental enrichment for common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus)

    | Contributor(s):: Lauderdale, L. K., Miller, L. J.

  14. Effects of environment and breed on growth performance and meat quality of fattening pigs

    | Contributor(s):: Li, J., Han, Q., Liu, R., Wen, P., Ji, W., Pan, L., Wang, C., Zhao, P., Liu, H., Bao, J.

  15. A persistent abnormal repetitive behaviour in a false water cobra (Hydrodynastes gigas)

    | Contributor(s):: Michaels, C. J., Gini, B. F., Clifforde, L.

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

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

  17. Standardising the assessment of environmental enrichment and tail-docking legal requirements for finishing pigs in Europe

    | Contributor(s):: Hothersall, B., Whistance, L., Zedlacher, H., Algers, B., Andersson, E., Bracke, M., Courboulay, V., Ferrari, P., Leeb, C., Mullan, S., Nowicki, J., Meunier-Salaun, M. C., Schwarz, T., Stadig, L., Main, D.

  18. Behavioural differences between weaner pigs with intact and docked tails

    | Contributor(s):: Paoli, M. A., Lahrmann, H. P., Jensen, T., D'Eath, R. B.

  19. A meta-analysis on the effects of the housing environment on the behaviour, mortality, and performance of growing rabbits

    | Contributor(s):: Sommerville, R., Ruiz, R., Averos, X.

  20. The effect of environmental provisioning on stress levels in captive green anole (Anolis carolinensis)

    | Contributor(s):: Borgmans, G., Palme, R., Sannen, A., Vervaecke, H., Van Damme, R.