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Improving Animal Welfare: A Practical Approach, 2nd edn
Applied animal welfare
  1. Sarah Wolfensohn

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Edited by Temple Grandin
376 pages, hardback, £76.50.
CABI. 2015
ISBN 978 1 78064 467 7

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A WELL-presented book offering 17 chapters devoted to improving animal welfare – what's not to like about that? It covers the basic concept of welfare and the important need for objective measures of animals' welfare and puts this in the social and ethical context. But it offers much more than just theory: this is a very practical book offering guidance on how to improve handling and how to improve techniques for routine procedures that …

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