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  1. Effectiveness of Canine Hip Dysplasia and Elbow Dysplasia Improvement Programs in Six UK Pedigree Breeds

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    | Contributor(s):: H. K. James, F. McDonnell, Thomas W. Lewis

    Hip and elbow dysplasia are common disorders in larger dog breeds and crosses, and a known contributory factor to osteoarthritis, lameness and reduced mobility. Screening schemes evaluating the severity of hip and elbow dysplasia in the UK are administered by the British Veterinary Association...

  2. Assessing the Psychological Priorities for Optimising Captive Asian Elephant (Elephas maximus) Welfare

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    | Contributor(s):: Jake Stuart Veasey

    The welfare status of elephants under human care has been a contentious issue for two decades or more in numerous western countries. Much effort has gone into assessing the welfare of captive elephants at individual and population levels with little consensus having been achieved in relation to...

  3. Zoonoses: a potential obstacle to the growing wildlife industry of Namibia

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    | Contributor(s):: Kudakwashe Magwedere, Maria Y. Hemberger, Louw C. Hoffman, Francis Dziva

    Zoonoses, which account for approximately 75% of emerging human infectious diseases worldwide, pose a re-emerging threat to public health. With an ever-increasing interrelationship between humans, livestock and wildlife species, the threat to human health will rise to unprecedented levels....

  4. Reversing Extinction: Restoration and Resurrection in the Pleistocene Rewilding Projects

    | Contributor(s):: Chrulew, Matthew

  5. To Turn: California's Proposition 2 and the Ethics of Animal Mobility in Agriculture

    | Contributor(s):: Lulka, David

  6. Is a wolf wild as long as it does not know that it is being thoroughly managed?

    | Contributor(s):: Tønnessen, Morten

  7. Risk Factors of Anesthesia-Related Mortality and Morbidity in One Equine Hospital: A Retrospective Study on 1,161 Cases Undergoing Elective or Emergency Surgeries

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    | Contributor(s):: Chiara Laurenza, Lèa Ansart, Karine Portier

    A retrospective analysis was performed to determine mortality and morbidity rates for elective and emergency cases in an equine university teaching hospital. It investigated the effect of horse-, anesthetic-, timing, and clinician experience-related variables on anesthetic complications. In...

  8. Comparing gradual debonding strategies after prolonged cow-calf contact: Stress responses, performance, and health of dairy cow and calf

    | Contributor(s):: Wenker, Margret L., van Reenen, Cornelis G., Bokkers, Eddie A. M., McCrea, Kirste, de Oliveira, Daiana, Sørheim, Kristin, Cao, Yanran, Bruckmaier, Rupert M., Gross, Josef J., Gort, Gerrit, Verwer, Cynthia M.

  9. Timing of part-time group housing for farm rabbits: Effects on reproductive performance, skin injuries and behaviour

    | Contributor(s):: Van Damme, Liesbeth G. W., Delezie, Evelyne, Ampe, Bart, Tuyttens, Frank A. M.

  10. Objective determination and quantification of pain and inflammation associated with digital dermatitis in feedlot cattle

    | Contributor(s):: Thomas, Anice D., Orsel, Karin, Cortés, Julián A., Pajor, Edmond A.

  11. Spatial Design of Guest Feeding Programs and Their Effects on Giraffe Participation and Social Interactions

    | Contributor(s):: Ramis, Fatima, Mohr, Michaela, Kohn, Gregory, Gibson, Quincy, Bashaw, Meredith, Maloney, Dan, Maple, Terry

  12. Development of a welfare assessment protocol for practical application in Argentine feedlots

    | Contributor(s):: Racciatti, Débora Silvia, Bottegal, Diego Nicolas, Aguilar, Natalia María, Menichelli, Marcela Liliana, Soteras, Trinidad, Zimerman, María, Cancino, Andrea Karina, Marcoppido, Gisela Ariana, Blanco-Penedo, Isabel, Lloveras, Joaquim Pallisera, Langman, Leandro Ezequiel

  13. The Five Domains model and promoting positive welfare in pigs

    | Contributor(s):: Kells, N. J.

  14. A Survey of Broiler Farmers’ Perceptions of Animal Welfare and their Technical Efficiency: A Case Study in Northeast China

    | Contributor(s):: Jo, Hyeonsoo, Nasrullah, Muhammad, Jiang, Bing, Li, Xiang, Bao, Jun

  15. The Strange Case of Henry Bergh’s “Declaration of the Rights of Animals”

    | Contributor(s):: Ingram, Darcy

  16. Functional Analysis and Successful Treatment of a Captive Rhesus Macaque’s Disruptive Behavior

    | Contributor(s):: Franklin, Andrea N., Martin, A. L., Perlman, J. E., Bloomsmith, M. A.

  17. Protecting Interests of Animals in Custody Disputes: Italian Caselaw Outpaces Italian and European Union Legislation

    | Contributor(s):: Fossati, Paola

  18. Effects of twice a day teat bucket feeding compared to twice a day mother suckling on behaviour, health traits and blood immune parameters in dairy calves and immune parameters in cow's milk

    | Contributor(s):: Bieber, Anna, Walkenhorst, Michael, Eppenstein, Rennie, Probst, Johanna K., Thüer, Susann, Baki, Cem, Martin, Bruno, Neff, Anet Spengler

  19. Thermal comfort and behavior of beef cattle in pasture-based systems monitored by visual observation and electronic device

    | Contributor(s):: Barreto, Andréa do Nascimento, Barioni Junior, Waldomiro, Pezzopane, José Ricardo Macedo, Bernardi, Alberto Carlos de Campos, Pedroso, André de Faria, Marcondes, Cintia Righetti, Jacintho, Manuel Antônio Chagas, Romanello, Narian, Sousa, Marco Antônio Paula de, Nanni Costa, Leonardo, Garcia, Alexandre Rossetto

  20. Breed group differences in the unsolvable problem task: Herding dogs prefer their owner, while solitary hunting dogs seek stranger proximity

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    | Contributor(s):: Van Poucke, Enya, Höglin, Amanda, Jensen, Per, Roth, Lina S. V.

    The communicating skills of dogs are well documented and especially their contact-seeking behaviours towards humans. The aim of this study was to use the unsolvable problem paradigm to investigate differences between breed groups in their contact-seeking behaviours towards their owner and a...