By Robert J. Young
Environmental enrichment is a straightforward and powerful technique of enhancing animal welfare in any species – spouse, farm, laboratory and zoo. for a few years, it's been a favored sector of study, and has attracted the eye and matters of animal keepers and carers, animal execs, lecturers, scholars and puppy proprietors all around the world.
This e-book is the 1st to combine medical wisdom and ideas to teach how environmental enrichment can be utilized on forms of animal. Filling an immense hole, it considers the background of animal holding, criminal matters and ethics, during to a close exploration of even if environmental enrichment really works, the equipment concerned, and the way to layout and deal with programmes.
- The first ebook in an immense new animal welfare series
- Draws jointly a large number of study on diversified animals
- Provides precise examples and case studies
- An important reference software for all those that paintings with or research animals in captivity
This publication is a part of the UFAW/Wiley-Blackwell Animal Welfare ebook Series. This significant sequence of books produced in collaboration among UFAW (The Universities Federation for Animal Welfare), and Wiley-Blackwell presents an authoritative resource of data on around the world advancements, present considering and top perform within the box of animal welfare technology and know-how. For information of all the titles within the sequence see www.wiley.com/go/ufaw.
Chapter 1 Environmental Enrichment: An old standpoint (pages 1–19):
Chapter 2 Why trouble with Environmental Enrichment? (pages 20–30):
Chapter three Does Environmental Enrichment paintings? (pages 31–44):
Chapter four Proactive v. Reactive use of Environmental Enrichment (pages 45–53):
Chapter five Designing an Enrichment machine (pages 54–67):
Chapter 6 The Enrichment Programme (pages 68–75):
Chapter 7 Enrichment for various different types of Animals (pages 76–84):
Chapter eight nutrients and Foraging Enrichment (pages 85–106):
Chapter nine Social Environmental Enrichment (pages 107–121):
Chapter 10 Housing (pages 122–141):
Chapter eleven furnishings, Toys and different gadgets (pages 142–154):
Chapter 12 Designing and Analysing Enrichment experiences (pages 155–165):
Chapter thirteen details assets approximately Environmental Enrichment (pages 166–183):