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Cover for Biases and stress.

Consistent aberration in some of the management skills required by farmers can lead to biased decisions, that is, incorrect or wrong relative to their objectives. This chapter outlines the common errors, or biases, and, therefore, highlights areas that require special attention when improving...

Author(s)
Nuthall, P. L.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240733)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A dynamic view of visitors: the impact of others on recreation and restorative nature experiences.

This chapter highlights how recreation and tourism within a protected wilderness area can be a source of rejuvenation, relaxation and health. Specifically, the chapter demonstrates how the natural acoustic properties, or soundscape, of a location can be a source of health and wellbeing. It is also...

Author(s)
Cherian, B.; Benfield, J. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391315)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Advice for prospective cat owners.

Guidelines in choosing a cat as pet were presented highlighting the different reasons for wanting to own a cat as well as health benefits of pet ownership.

Author(s)
Atkinson, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647838)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Advice for cat owners.

In this chapter, ways on managing feline stress due to various stress factors (diseases, predators, neutering, presence of other cats and neighboring animals) as well advice on putting fences were discussed.

Author(s)
Atkinson, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647838)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Advice for veterinary professionals. Part 1 - The cat in the veterinary clinic.

Guidelines in preventive health and treatment of cats were presented highlighting guidelines on reducing stress during diagnosis, setting up appointments with cat owners, and the handling and examining of the cat patient in cases where the cat is admitted to the animal clinic.

Author(s)
Atkinson, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647838)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Reducing resource competition in a multi-cat household.

Author(s)
Atkinson, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647838)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Recognizing stress.

Author(s)
Atkinson, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647838)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Well-being benefits from mindful experiences.

The study presented in this chapter adopts 'meditative mindfulness' as the theoretical foundation to examine if day-to-day leisure activities involved in travel could lead to well-being benefits. It is revealed that the studied Taiwanese backpackers experienced mindful states during their travels...

Author(s)
Chen ILing [Chen, I. L. L. ]; Scott, N.; Benckendorff, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391896)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Strategies for alleviating abiotic stress in livestock.

The livestock sector accounts for 40% of the world's agriculture gross domestic product (GDP). It employs 1.3 billion people and creates livelihoods for 1 billion of the population living in poverty. Climate change is seen as a major threat to the survival of many species and ecosystems, and the...

Author(s)
Sejian, V.; Iqbal Hyder; Malik, P. K.; Soren, N. M.; Mech, A.; Mishra, A.; Ravindra, J. P.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644325)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Guidance for puppy owners.

The advantages of behavioural guidance from veterinary practice was discussed. Highlights focused on the behavioural management, care, and training of puppies.

Author(s)
Hedges, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644301)
Type
Book chapter

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