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Cover for Validating a captive elephant welfare index.

This article describes the use of non-invasive methods to assess welfare status and management conditions of elephants in Indian zoos and sanctuaries, and relate these to a welfare index which was further tested around the world. The captive elephant welfare index (CEWI) was used to measure urinary ...

Author(s)
Gurusamy, V.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Domestic farm animals.

The chapter will describe domestic farm animals such as cattle, sheep and pigs and will highlight the important differences in their anatomy and physiology.

Author(s)
Aspinall, V.; Cappello, M.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241150)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The horse.

Much of the anatomy of the organs and physiology the body systems of horses are similar to that of the dog and this chapter is designed to highlight the differences between these two species, not to describe every aspect in repetitious detail.

Author(s)
Aspinall, V.; Cappello, M.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241150)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Reptiles and fish.

In this chapter the anatomical and physiological features of the skeletal system, cardiovascular, respiratory system, digestive, urinary system, reproduction, and integuments of reptiles and fishes were discussed.

Author(s)
Aspinall, V.; Cappello, M.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241150)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Small exotic mammals.

This chapter discussed the physiology and anatomy of small exotic mammals that is not a dog or cat. This group includes the small animals that are among the most popular children's pets: rats, mice, gerbils, hamsters, guineapigs, chinchillas, rabbits and chipmunks.

Author(s)
Aspinall, V.; Cappello, M.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241150)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Birds.

This chapter discussed the important differences in the anatomy and physiology of some of the known species of birds, all belonging to the class Aves. The possession of feathers, and in the majority of species the ability to fly, is the reason for their success. Flight allows them to colonize new...

Author(s)
Aspinall, V.; Cappello, M.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241150)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Common integument.

This chapter discussed the morphology and physiological functions of the integuments of dogs and cats highlighting the aetiology and diagnosis of the diseases affecting the skin, hair, pads, and claws of dogs and cats.

Author(s)
Aspinall, V.; Cappello, M.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241150)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Reproductive system.

This chapter describes the anatomy of the ovaries and testes, sexual maturity, ovarian development, the oestrous cycle, fertilization, pregnancy, embryonic and fetal development, sex determination, lactation, genetics, inheritance and some reproductive and congenital conditions in cats and dogs.

Author(s)
Aspinall, V.; Cappello, M.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241150)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Urinary system.

The anatomical and pathological function and features of the kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra of cats and dogs are presented.

Author(s)
Aspinall, V.; Cappello, M.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241150)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Digestive system.

This chapter describes the anatomy of the digestive tract, the process of digestion and some gastrointestinal/digestive diseases in cats and dogs.

Author(s)
Aspinall, V.; Cappello, M.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241150)
Type
Book chapter