Stress and Welfare in the World

  • Donald M. Broom
  • Ken G. Johnson
Part of the Animal Welfare book series (AWNS, volume 19)


The major arguments presented in the book are summarised in this chapter. How can stress be evaluated and minimised and how can welfare be assessed in a scientific and objective way. When we have information about animal welfare, how can this information be used. What is the future for welfare in a moral world?


Stress Welfare Stress evaluation Welfare assessment Ethics Morality 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Donald M. Broom
    • 1
  • Ken G. Johnson
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Veterinary Medicine and St Catharine’s CollegeUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK
  2. 2.School of Veterinary StudiesMurdoch UniversityPerthAustralia

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