Animal Welfare by Anabela Pinto-Poulton
A good introduction to animal welfare with focus on dogs, horses and cats. Welfare is more than keeping your animal fed and sheltered.
A must for all pet owners.
Chapter 1 Introduction 7
Chapter 2 Perceptions of animal welfare 13
Chapter 3 Assessing animal welfare 17
Chapter 4 Behavior as an assessment tool of animal welfare 19
Chapter 5 Causes of poor welfare 27
Chapter 6 The welfare of dogs 29
Chapter 7 The welfare of cats 35
Chapter 8 The welfare of horses 43
Chapter 9 Animal Welfare and the Law 49