Understanding animal welfare

@article{Fraser2008UnderstandingAW,
  title={Understanding animal welfare},
  author={D. Fraser},
  journal={Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica},
  year={2008},
  volume={50},
  pages={S1 - S1}
}
  • D. Fraser
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology
  • Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica
In debates about the welfare of animals, different people have tended to emphasize different concerns. Some emphasize the basic health and functioning of animals, especially freedom from disease and injury. Others emphasize the "affective states" of animals – states like pain, distress and pleasure that are experienced as positive or negative. Others emphasize the ability of animals to live reasonably natural lives by carrying out natural behaviour and having natural elements in their… Expand
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