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By James Yeates

A sensible advisor to aid veterinarians enhance the welfare in their sufferers of their daily paintings. A concise and available creation to welfare that's either fascinating and useful in practice.

The ebook describes how you can assessment sufferers, increase in-practice caliber of lifestyles exams, unravel tricky medical dilemmas, and switch sturdy judgements into actual welfare results. It stories to be had clinical info, criminal concerns and moral dilemmas, and relates those to daily case reports all through. It presents methods for all veterinary execs to strengthen their animal welfare realizing, with no assuming previous wisdom, whereas advancing the knowledge and talents of skilled practitioners.

Key features:

  • Presents functional and practical equipment for operating with vendors to enhance sufferers' welfare in the constraints of daily practice.
  • Provides priceless recommendation for paintings inside of many felony jurisdictions.
  • Includes summaries of study, important references, and additional interpreting sources.
  • Key issues are recapped on the finish of every chapter.

Suitable for all these operating within the veterinary and comparable professions, together with veterinarians, veterinary nurses, animal welfare scientists, animal behaviourists, paraprofessionals and lay staff.

Published as part of the celebrated Wiley-Blackwell – UFAW Animal Welfare sequence. UFAW, based 1926, is an the world over recognized, autonomous, medical and academic animal welfare charity. For complete information of all titles to be had within the UFAW sequence, please stopover at

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I infer that cows enjoy eating TMR or grass. As another example, I am scared of neither veterinary practices nor fireworks. But I tremble, show physiological stress responses and avoid things that Patients23 do scare me, and I infer the same for dogs. So when a dog t­ rembles during firework displays or resists entering a practice, I infer it is scared. Another deep similarity between animals and humans is that both our feelings appear to have evolved over time to help us respond to our environments.

Things may have value because they cause or ­signify better or worse feelings. Science cannot prove or disprove animals’ feelings. We can ­egomorphically compare animal’s and our own context, biology and responses. We must consider relevant me–other differences, by considering deeper similarities. Pathologies are important causes of unpleasant feelings. Death avoids good and bad ­feelings. Veterinary professionals have a duty to consider other causes of feelings. ­Veterinary professionals can cause iatrogenic harms or perpetuate welfare problems for non-­patient animals.

2005) found economic concerns to be the most common type of barrier to farm animal welfare improvements. It can be a barrier for one owner to be at home to administer twice daily treatments or to walk their dog daily. What an owner chooses can depend on what competitor behaviours they would do instead of the welfare-friendly behaviour. g. g. other owners pay for expensive treatment because they see themselves as self-sacrificial and payment reaffirms their self-­sacrifice). Some owners may be unable to make a choice at all, for example consenting to euthanasia, even if they have evaluated it as the best option for the animal.

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