The welfare of animals continues to increase in recognition and concern throughout the world, with more and more research in the field offering new insights into the optimal conditions and treatment for the animals we live and work with. Providing a broad introduction to the key topics in the welfare of animals large and small, farm and companion, wild and zoo, this fully updated textbook covers ethics, animal pain and injury, health and disease and social conditions, welfare issues and problems, their assessment, and solutions. With contributions from renowned international experts "Animal Welfare, 2nd Edition" is an essential resource for students and researchers in animal and veterinary sciences. It is suitable for veterinary surgeons and students, animal scientists and those working with or studying animals.
Issues 1. Ethics; 2. Understanding Animal Welfare; 3. History; Problems; 4. Environmental Challenge; 5. Hunger and Thirst; 6. Pain and Injury; 7. Fear and Distress; 8. Behavioural Restriction; Assessment; 9. Health and Disease; 10. Behaviour; 11. Physiology; 12. Preference and Motivation Testing; Solutions; 13. Physical Conditions; 14. Social Conditions; 15. Human Contact; 16. Genetic Selection; Implementation; 17. Economics; 18. Legislation; 19. International Development.
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