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Published: 28 January 2021

160 Pages | 5 line figures and 14 colour photographs


ISBN: 9780198848998

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The Science of Animal Welfare

Understanding What Animals Want

Marian Stamp Dawkins

  • Provides an easily readable introduction to the science of animal welfare and its key ideas and concepts
  • Puts the animals' point of view at the heart of the assessment of their welfare
  • Discusses animal sentience and the difficulties of understanding what other species consciously feel
  • Emphasizes the economic, environmental, and societal benefits of animal welfare
  • Includes a wide range of examples drawn from farm, zoo, wild, laboratory, and companion animals

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