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A Survey-Based Investigation of Human Factors Associated With Transport Related Injuries in Horses
| Contributor(s):: Barbara Padalino, Chris W. Rogers, Danielle Guiver, Kirrilly R. Thompson, Christopher B. Riley
Injuries resulting from road transport are common in horses and are a potential welfare concern, as well as, a source of economic loss. An online cross sectional survey was used to determine the prevalence of road transport related injuries to horses in New Zealand and the association of human...
Evaluating the Efficacy of Knowledge-Transfer Interventions on Animal Health Knowledge of Rural Working Equid Owners in Central Ethiopia: A Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial
| Contributor(s):: Andrew P. Stringer, Rob M. Christley, Catriona E. Bell, Feseha Gebreab, Gebre Tefera, Karen Reed, Andrew Trawford, Gina L. Pinchbeck
The objectives of this study were to evaluate the efficacy of several knowledge-transfer interventions about donkey health, utilizing a cluster-randomized controlled trial (c-RCT), on the long-term knowledge change (∼6 months post intervention) of Ethiopian rural working equid owners....
Loving animals to death | Esther Verhoeven | TEDxHarderwijk
| Contributor(s):: Esther Verhoeven
Esther takes care of and trains dolfins. She has a great heart for these animals and she inspires people to be very careful in the way we treat animals. Esther is a dolfin trainer. She worked in different countries with dolfins and orca's and has a great heart for these lovely animals where...
Use of the Human Vaccine, Mycobacterium bovis Bacillus Calmette Guérin in Deer
| Contributor(s):: Mitchell V. Palmer, Tyler C. Thacker
The only vaccine ever approved for human tuberculosis was developed a century ago from an isolate of Mycobacterium bovis derived from a tuberculous cow. Initial safety and efficacy studies of an attenuated version of this isolate were conducted in cattle and other animals. In 1921 the first...
Prolonged Recovery From General Anesthesia Possibly Related to Persistent Hypoxemia in a Draft Horse
| Contributor(s):: Julien Dupont, Didier Serteyn, Charlotte Sandersen
Horses are susceptible to developing large areas of pulmonary atelectasis during recumbency and anesthesia. The subsequent pulmonary shunt is responsible for significant impairment of oxygenation. Since ventilation perfusion mismatch persists into the post-operative period, hypoxemia remains an...
Re-imagining Animal Consciousness | Stephanie Theodorou | TEDxCapeMay
| Contributor(s):: Stephanie Theodorou
After receiving her PhD from Temple University in philosophy of religion, Stephanie Theodorou focused her attention to the study of consciousness and the role of symbolism in cognition. Her interest in animal consciousness evolved from her research in phenomenological accounts of experience in...
Singer, Wittgenstein, and Morally Motivating Examples
| Contributor(s):: Ramona Ilea
Peter Singer’s Animal Liberation played a pivotal role in the animal rights movement and the foundation of modern animal ethics. Using an analysis inspired by Wittgenstein’s remarks on ethics, I will analyze the way in which Singer’s book is structured in order to...
Review of Nathan Nobis's Animals & Ethics 101
| Contributor(s):: Bob Fischer
Laboratory Animal Welfare Meets Human Welfare: A Cross-Sectional Study of Professional Quality of Life, Including Compassion Fatigue in Laboratory Animal Personnel
| Contributor(s):: LaFollette, M. R., Riley, M. C., Cloutier, S., Brady, C. M., O'Haire, M. E., Gaskill, B. N.
The State of Animal-Assisted Interventions: Addressing the Contemporary Issues that will Shape the Future
| Contributor(s):: Fine, A. H., Beck, A. M., Ng, Z.
BOARD-INVITED REVEIW: Animal welfare in the U.S. slaughter industry- A focus on fed cattle
| Contributor(s):: Edwards-Callaway, L. N., Calvo-Lorenzo, M. S.
Survivors' experiences of pet abuse within the cycle of domestic violence
| Contributor(s):: Johnson, Taylor Chastain
Rabbit relinquishment through online classified advertisements in the United Kingdom: when, why, and how many?
| Contributor(s):: Neville, V., Hinde, K., Line, E., Todd, R., Saunders, R. A.
Personality is associated with feeding behavior and performance in dairy calves
| Contributor(s):: Neave, H. W., Costa, J. H. C., Weary, D. M., von Keyserlingk, M. A. G.
A One Health Research Framework for Animal-Assisted Interventions
| Contributor(s):: Hediger, K., Meisser, A., Zinsstag, J.
Naturecultures and the affective (dis)entanglements of happy meat
| Contributor(s):: Bruckner, Heide K., Colombino, Annalisa, Ermann, Ulrich
The Influence of Materialism on Purebred Dogs' Welfare Among Two Different Generations in Colombia (South America)
| Contributor(s):: Luna-Cortes, G.
Farm Animal Cognition-Linking Behavior, Welfare and Ethics
| Contributor(s):: Nawroth, C., Langbein, J., Coulon, M., Gabor, V., Oesterwind, S., Benz-Schwarzburg, J., von Borell, E.
The Impact of 'Selfie' Tourism on the Behaviour and Welfare of Brown-Throated Three-Toed Sloths
| Contributor(s):: Carder, G., Plese, T., Machado, F. C., Paterson, S., Matthews, N., McAnea, L., D'Cruze, N.
Finishing bulls have more synchronised behaviour in pastures than in pens
| Contributor(s):: Tuomisto, Leena, Huuskonen, Arto, Jauhiainen, Lauri, Mononen, Jaakko
The objective of the present study was to compare the synchronisation of the lying, feeding and standing behaviour of bulls housed in an uninsulated barn and in a pasture. Dairy (Ayrshire and Holstein-Friesian) and beef (Hereford) bulls were housed in June-July in either partly bedded pens in an...