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Cover for Normal behaviour - dogs.

This chapter describes the social behaviour of dogs, human-dog interactions, physical activity, movement, communication and sensory abilities, sexual and maternal behaviours, feeding behaviour and temperament.

Author(s)
Houpt, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394552)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Selection of the mare for breeding.

In this chapter the selection criteria for reproductive competence in the mare which often is referred to as breeding soundness evaluation (BSE)which includes: history; temperament; age; general conformation and condition; reproductive tract examination (external and internal); infections; blood...

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242232)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Selection of the stallion for breeding.

This chapter discusses the criteria and techniques that can be used in the selection for reproductive competence in stallions that have met performance selection criteria. Reproductive physiology and some of the causes of infertility in the stallion and the methods by which they can be investigated ...

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242232)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mental health issues in farm animals: a music mixing board model of behavioral characteristics using the Panksepp emotional system.

In this chapter, the author discussed the Panksepp basic emotional systems and suggests based on studies that it is the best way to explain the many conflicting results in scientific studies of farm animal temperament. From the different studies he presented he then concludes that the Jaak Panksepp ...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Deer handling and transport.

In a relatively short time, farmed deer have become less flighty. This may be the result of selection for temperament, a better understanding of deer behaviour, of training deer to handling procedures and of better facility design. Improvements in human-animal interactions when working with deer...

Author(s)
Goddard, P.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fear and other negative emotions.

Concern for animal welfare stems from the recognition that animals are sentient beings capable of experiencing negative emotions like fear, pain and frustration. Fear is a major emotion determining how animals perceive and respond to their social and physical environment. We tackle three main...

Author(s)
Boissy, A.; Dwyer, C. M.; Jones, R. B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390202)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Predicting aggressive behaviour: which factors influence biting and what is the use of temperament tests?

Author(s)
Schoening, B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for No better than flipping a coin: reconsidering canine behaviour evaluations in animal shelters.

Author(s)
Patronek, G. J.; Bradley, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Having bitten is no one-way ticket for dogs: rehabilitation possibilities and principles.

Author(s)
Schoening, B.; Fechner, L.; David, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Evaluation, management and welfare of aggressive shelter dogs.

Author(s)
Osella, M. C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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