By Robert J. Young
Environmental enrichment is a straightforward and powerful technique of bettering animal welfare in any species – significant other, farm, laboratory and zoo. for a few years, it's been a well-liked region of study, and has attracted the eye and matters of animal keepers and carers, animal execs, teachers, scholars and puppy proprietors all around the world.
This e-book is the 1st to combine medical wisdom and rules to teach how environmental enrichment can be utilized on kinds of animal. Filling an immense hole, it considers the heritage of animal holding, felony matters and ethics, all the way through to an in depth exploration of even if environmental enrichment truly works, the equipment concerned, and the way to layout and deal with programmes.
- The first ebook in an important new animal welfare series
- Draws jointly a large number of learn on various animals
- Provides distinct examples and case studies
- An valuable reference instrument for all those that paintings with or examine animals in captivity
This e-book is a part of the UFAW/Wiley-Blackwell Animal Welfare publication Series. This significant sequence of books produced in collaboration among UFAW (The Universities Federation for Animal Welfare), and Wiley-Blackwell offers an authoritative resource of knowledge on around the world advancements, present pondering and top perform within the box of animal welfare technology and expertise. For info of the entire titles within the sequence see www.wiley.com/go/ufaw.
Chapter 1 Environmental Enrichment: An ancient point of view (pages 1–19):
Chapter 2 Why hassle 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 items (pages 142–154):
Chapter 12 Designing and Analysing Enrichment reports (pages 155–165):
Chapter thirteen details resources approximately Environmental Enrichment (pages 166–183):