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Cover for Handling the horse.

This chapter describes the most common physical restraint techniques used in horse training and their effects on behaviour and welfare.

Author(s)
Scofield, R. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789244878)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Groundwork and foundation training.

This chapter describes the characteristics, advantages and disadvantages of round pens in horse training.

Author(s)
Scofield, R. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789244878)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Learning principles and behaviour modification.

This chapter discusses how managing contingencies within the social and physical environment can be used to bring about predictable changes in behaviour to support the management of a range of problems in cats and dogs. It considers those practices and practical outcomes that alter the specific...

Author(s)
Hewison, L.; Mills, D. S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394552)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ability to detect and distinguish.

This chapter presents experiments on animals such as chimpanzees, mice, cattle, dogs which helps explains how animals are able to detect and distinguish qualitative (colour) and quantitative (volume of liquid) stimuli and how they are able to assess their surroundings with a high degree of accuracy.

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240603)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Reinforcement and punishment.

The focus of this chapter will be on the concept of reinforcement and how it is different from punishment. It also includes more examples from wild animals under the management of humans. Horses and calves are also featured, and clicker training will be briefly described, as it is based on the...

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240603)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Moving beyond a problem-based focus on poor animal welfare toward creating opportunities to have positive welfare experiences.

The primary purposes of this chapter are to consider current scientific knowledge supporting the existence of positive affective states in animals, and to describe some useful strategies for enhancing positive experiences and the long-term well-being of animals. However, current thinking needs to...

Author(s)
Mellor, D. J.; Beausoleil, N. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mental health issues in the horse.

In this chapter, the physical and psychological factors that serves as threat to the mental health of horses are discussed as well as the diagnosis and treatment options available.

Author(s)
Mills, D. S.; Ricci-Bonot, C.; Hall, S. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Psychological well-being in zoo animals.

This chapter discussed some of the abnormal behaviour in zoo animals and presents tools for enhancing psychological well-being such as environmental enrichment, and positive reinforcement training.

Author(s)
Shepherdson, D.; Carlstead, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Treatment of emotional distress and disorders - nonpharmacologic methods.

In this chapter the clinical aspects and treatment options for distress-related behaviors in animals were discussed focusing on the non-pharmacological methods.

Author(s)
Reid, P. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter

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