Tag: philosophy

Abstracts: Cognitive bias in animal behaviour science

Emotional states of animals influence their cognitive processes as well as their behaviour. Assessing emotional states is important for animal welfare science as well as for many fields of neuroscience, behaviour science, and biomedicine. This can be done in different ways, e.g. through assessing animals’ physiological states or interpreting their […]

Vet Ethics: compassion and community

Farm rescue sanctuaries are founded on the idea that farmed animals deserve a good life and compassionate treatment. These sanctuaries rescue a range of animals, including pigs, chickens, cows, sheep, donkeys, and goats. Farmed animal sanctuaries usually hold that animals in industrial agriculture are routinely treated badly. Animals in farmed […]