Behavioural differences between weaner pigs with intact and docked tails: An interview with Dr Rick D’Eath (SRUC)

Rick D’Eath, hello and congratulations to your paper on tail biting in pigs, recently published in... >>

ISAE congress report 12th – 15th July 2016

The International Society for Applied Ethology (ISAE) congress jointly organised by Scotland’s Rural College, The... >>

Behavioural indicators of welfare exhibited by the common European cuttlefish

The common European cuttlefish (Sepia officinalis) is frequently found in public aquaria in Europe.Knowing  the ... >>

Cuttlefish in captivity: An investigation into housing and husbandry for improving welfare

On the first of January 2013 all cephalopods became protected when used in science in... >>

Staring pain in the face: Sheep Pain Facial Expression Scale (SPFES)

Sheep do not overtly express signs of pain as a prey species, making the recognition... >>

Environmental enrichment in captive juvenile thornback rays

There are few published welfare studies using animals seen in public aquaria yet welfare may... >>

Public Attitudes, Perceptions and Behaviours Towards Production Diseases Associated with Farm Animal Welfare

We conducted a systematic review of public attitudes towards farm animal welfare, with a specific... >>

Could goats become our new best friend?

Goats were trained to remove a lid from a box to receive a reward. In the... >>

Acoustic analysis of cattle mother–offspring contact calls

Researchers have been eavesdropping on 'conversations' between calves and their mothers -- measuring the process... >>

Refining dosing by oral gavage in the dog: A protocol to harmonise welfare

It is estimated that over 100,000 dogs are used in laboratory research and testing each... >>