Dilemmas in Animal Welfare

Dilemmas in Animal Welfare

Magalhaes-Sant'Ana, Manuel; Sandoe, Peter; Palmer, Clare; De Passille, Anne; Rushen, Jeffrey; Appleby, Michael; Edwards, Sandra A; Olsson, Anna; Weary, Daniel

CABI Publishing






15 a 20 dias

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.
I: Preface 1: Introduction: values, dilemmas and solutions II: 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 III: 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 IV: 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? V: Conceptual dilemmas 10: Alone or together: a risk assessment approach to group housing 11: What is suffering in animals?