Physiology and Behaviour of Animal Suffering
Author: Neville G. Gregory
Edition: 1st., 2005
Suffering is a state of mind hard to measure and analyze in humans and specially in animals. It´s related to environment and many many other factors.
The understainding of pain physiology in animals is fundamentalto evaluate the welfare of animals.
This book is written by an expert in applied aspects of welfare physiology, this is the first book ever, that give informations about physiological aspects of animal suffering. It explores the different causes of suffering such as: Physical pain, thirst and hunger, the responses of the body, conducent to suffering and offers information about how we can manage animal suffering.
Anxiety and Pear
Emotional Numbness and Deprivation
Aggression, Overcrowding and Discomfort
Heat and Burns
Thirst and Hunger
Sickness and Disease