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Dilemmas in Animal Welfare

  • Livre Relié
  • 220 Nombre de pages
Informationen zum Autor Michael C Appleby is Chief Scientific Adviser, Humane and Sustainable Agriculture, World Society for the P... Lire la suite
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Informationen zum Autor Michael C Appleby is Chief Scientific Adviser, Humane and Sustainable Agriculture, World Society for the Protection of Animals Peter SandA e is Professor in Bioethics, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark Daniel M Weary is Professor and NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Animal Welfare, the University of British Columbia, Canada Klappentext This book distils the major themes of current debate into one volume edited by international experts. Issues covered include tail docking, pet obesity, isolation vs. group aggression, neutering feral cats and the need to conserve wildlife habitats in the face of wild animal overpopulation. Zusammenfassung This book distils the major themes of current debate into one volume edited by international experts. Issues covered include tail docking, pet obesity, isolation vs. group aggression, neutering feral cats and the need to conserve wildlife habitats in the face of wild animal overpopulation. Inhaltsverzeichnis Preface 1. Introduction: values, dilemmas and solutions Dilemmas within animal welfare 2. Tales about tails: is the mutilation of animals justifiable in their best interests or ours? 3. Fat companions: understanding the welfare effects of obesity in cats and dogs 4. Welfare and quantity of life Animal welfare and social priorities 5. Improving farm animal welfare: is evolution or revolution needed in production systems? 6. Whom should we eat? Why veal can be better for welfare than chicken 7. Public health and animal welfare Animal welfare and conservation 8. Balancing the need for conservation and the welfare of individual animals 9. Value conflicts in feral cat management: trap-neuter-return or trap-euthanize? Conceptual dilemmas 10. Alone or together: a risk assessment approach to group housing 11. What is suffering in animals?

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This book distils the major themes of current debate into one volume edited by international experts. Issues covered include tail docking, pet obesity, isolation vs. group aggression, neutering feral cats and the need to conserve wildlife habitats in the face of wild animal overpopulation.



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Preface 1. Introduction: values, dilemmas and solutions Dilemmas within animal welfare 2. Tales about tails: is the mutilation of animals justifiable in their best interests or ours? 3. Fat companions: understanding the welfare effects of obesity in cats and dogs 4. Welfare and quantity of life Animal welfare and social priorities 5. Improving farm animal welfare: is evolution or revolution needed in production systems? 6. Whom should we eat? Why veal can be better for welfare than chicken 7. Public health and animal welfare Animal welfare and conservation 8. Balancing the need for conservation and the welfare of individual animals 9. Value conflicts in feral cat management: trap-neuter-return or trap-euthanize? Conceptual dilemmas 10. Alone or together: a risk assessment approach to group housing 11. What is suffering in animals?

Détails sur le produit

Titre: Dilemmas in Animal Welfare
Éditeur:
Code EAN: 9781780642161
ISBN: 978-1-78064-216-1
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: CABI Publishing
Genre: Médecine
nombre de pages: 220
Poids: 552g
Taille: H242mm x B156mm x T17mm
Année: 2014