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Cover for Better to have lived and lost - the concept of a life worth living.

This chapter describes out the key features of the "life worth living" concept as they have been recently discussed in the academic literature. It suggests how they might be applied in farm, companion, laboratory and wild animals; considers possible ethical principles involved; ways to evaluate...

Author(s)
Yeates, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The paradoxical world of the dog.

The effect of domestication on the health, behaviour and welfare of owned and free roaming dogs are discussed.

Author(s)
Bradshaw, J.; Hiby, E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Vertebrate/invertebrate - when do we start caring?

This chapter describes changing attitudes on the welfare of crustaceans and cephalopods used as food.

Author(s)
Kuba, M. J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Intensification - the pressures of volume.

This chapter discusses the regulatory, behavioural, housing and welfare aspects of chickens and pigs in intensive production systems.

Author(s)
D'Silva, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for From bionic cat to superdog: ethical challenges of advanced prosthetic technology in veterinary medicine.

This chapter discusses an ethical appraisal of the use of veterinary treatments to improve physical disabilities in companion animals, using the ethical matrix, a decision support framework. The ethical dilemma of the application of prostheses in dogs and cats, and the benefits of prostheses in...

Author(s)
Magalhães-Sant'Ana, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390547)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Selective breeding, cloning and gene editing of dogs and cats for appearance and performance traits.

This chapter discusses the process of domestication and selective breeding in the dog and cat; how these processes have resulted in the modern-day cat and dog; and how pushing the limits of these species′ biology has led to concerns about their welfare. The future of genetically manipulating...

Author(s)
Packer, R. M. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390547)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Working equids: the welfare of those worked to their limit.

This chapter discusses the working equids′ (horses, donkeys and mules) context; welfare consequences of working equids being pushed to their biological limits (access to food and water, shelter, management of disease and injuries, handling and management practices, behaviour, appropriate workloads...

Author(s)
Upjohn, M.; Wells, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390547)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Advice for veterinary professionals. Part 2 - Advising clients: prevention and treatment of feline behaviour problems.

This chapter focused o the different ways of communicating with the client (cat owners) with the objective of transfering knowledge needed by the owners to treat and prevent behavioral problems of their cats.

Author(s)
Atkinson, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647838)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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Cover for Health and behaviour.

A review of some of the behavioural signs associated with pain, health and disease in cats was presented in this chapter as well as a discussion on the link between physiological and psychological welfare.

Author(s)
Atkinson, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647838)
Type
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