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  1. Textbooks recommended 4 items
    1. An introduction to animal behaviour - Aubrey Manning, Marian Stamp Dawkins 2012

      Book Recommended

    2. BSAVA manual of canine and feline behavioural medicine - Debra Horwitz, D. S. Mills, British Small Animal Veterinary Association c2009

      Book Recommended

    3. The biology of animal stress: basic principles and implications for animal welfare - Gary P. Moberg, Joy A. Mench 2000

      Book Recommended

    4. Manual of clinical behavioral medicine for dogs and cats - Karen L. Overall c2013 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

  2. Week 1: Affective states 6 items
    1. Affective states: valence, arousal, and motivational intensity 4 items
    2. The nature of positive and negative affective states 1 item
    3. Affective states and animal welfare frameworks 1 item
  3. Week 2: Introduction to stress 4 items
    1. Stress, eustress, distress, pain, suffering. 1 item
    2. Stress: good, bad or stimulating? 1 item
      1. Biological response to stress: Implications for Animal Welfare (Chapter 1 of The biology of animal stress: basic principles and implications for animal welfare) - G. Moberg

        Chapter Recommended Scan for this article can be found under 'Stress, eustress, distress, pain, suffering'.

    3. The stress response 1 item
      1. Biological response to stress: Implications for Animal Welfare (Chapter 1 of The biology of animal stress: basic principles and implications for animal welfare) - G. Moberg

        Chapter Recommended Scan for this article can be found under 'Stress, eustress, distress, pain, suffering'.

    4. How do we measure stress? 1 item
      1. Biological response to stress: Implications for Animal Welfare (Chapter 1 of The biology of animal stress: basic principles and implications for animal welfare) - G. Moberg

        Chapter Recommended Scan for this article can be found under 'Stress, eustress, distress, pain, suffering'.

  4. Week 3: Effects of stress, stress reduction 2 items
    1. Introduction 2 items
      1. Management methods to improve the welfare of horses used in research - Valerie S. M. Jonckheer-Sheehy, Katherine A. Houpt 2015-8-24

        Article Recommended

  5. Week 4: Pain perception and management 8 items
    1. Anatomy and physiology of pain 2 items
      1. The anatomy and physiology of pain - Charlotte E. Steeds 02/2016

        Article Essential

      2. Updating the definition of pain - Amanda C. de C. Williams, Kenneth D. Craig 11/2016

        Article 

    2. Conscious perception of pain 2 items
      1. Diagnosing and treating pain in the horse - Polly M. Taylor, Peter J. Pascoe, Khursheed R. Mama 2002-4

        Article Recommended

    3. Pain assessment 2 items
    4. Pain prevention and management 2 items
      Read:
  6. Week 5: Decision-making and motivation 12 items
    1. Decision-making 1 item
    2. Decision-making on different time scales 4 items
      1. Behavioural sequences

      2. Mechanisms of decision-making

    3. Decision-making and motivation 1 item
      1. Section of An introduction to animal behaviour

        Chapter Essential Please read page 193

    4. Measuring motivation 1 item
    5. Motivational states 1 item
      1. Section of An introduction to animal behaviour

        Chapter Recommended Please read pages 199-202

    6. Homeostasis and negative feedback 2 items
    7. Conflict and abnormal behaviour 1 item
    8. Conflict and physiological stress 1 item
  7. Week 6: Behaviour 5 items
    1. Ethology 2 items
    2. Social Behaviour 1 item
    3. Qualitative Behaviour Assessment (QBA) 2 items
      1. Use of Qualitative Behaviour Assessment as an indicator of welfare in donkeys - Michela Minero, Emanuela Dalla Costa, Francesca Dai, Leigh Anne Margaret Murray 01/2016

        Article Recommended

  8. Week 7: The animal as an individual and intrinsic effects 7 items
    1. Genetic influences 1 item
    2. Behavioural strategies 1 item
      1. Coping styles in animals: current status in behavior and stress-physiology - J.M Koolhaas, S.M Korte, S.F De Boer, B.J Van Der Vegt 11/1999

        Article Essential Please read pages 925-33

    3. Breed and strain/line variation and selection for behavioural/stress responses 1 item
    4. Age and sex effects on behaviour and stress 1 item
      1. Animal models of social stress: effects on behavior and brain neurochemical systems - Robert J Blanchard, Christina R McKittrick, D.Caroline Blanchard 2001-6

        Article Essential Please read pages 261-2 and 268

    5. Physiological state effects 2 items
      1. Cortisol in mother's milk across lactation reflects maternal life history and predicts infant temperament - K. Hinde, A. L. Skibiel, A. B. Foster, L. Del Rosso 01/01/2015

        Article Recommended Please read pages 1-2 and 6-10

    6. Phylogenetic influences 1 item
  9. Week 8: Measuring behaviour 3 items
    1. Behaviour analysis 1 item
      1. Recent advances in the analysis of behavioural organization and interpretation as indicators of animal welfare - Lucy Asher, Lisa Collins, Angel Ortiz-Pelaez, Julian Drewe 2009

        Article Essential Please read pages 1103-4.

    2. Temperament assessments 1 item
      1. The development and assessment of temperament tests for adult companion dogs - Katy D. Taylor, Daniel S. Mills 11/2006

        Article Recommended Please read pages 94-6 and 104.

    3. A note on anthropomorphism 1 item
      1. Critical Anthropomorphism and Animal Ethics - Fredrik Karlsson 10/2012

        Article Essential Please read pages 707-8.

  10. Week 9: Normal behaviour 4 items
    1. Normal behaviour and behaviour problems 4 items
      1. Preventive behavioural medicine for dogs - H. Hunthausen

        Chapter Essential Please read page 65

      2. Case highlight: Gambit - V.S.M. Jonckheer-Sheehy 2014

        Article Essential

      3. The behavioural physiology of animals and man - Erich von Holst 1973

        Book Background

  11. Week 10: Behavioural disorders 8 items
    1. Learning 2 items
    2. Common undesirable behaviours of non-pathological origin 1 item
    3. Common undesirable behaviours of pathological origin (Behaviour disorders) 3 items
      1. Pathological anxiety in animals - Frauke Ohl, Saskia S. Arndt, F. Josef van der Staay 2008-1

        Article Essential

      2. Optional reading:

    4. Stereotypic behaviour 2 items
  12. Week 11: Management and treatment of behaviour disorders (1) 9 items
    1. Behaviour modification 2 items
      1. Trimming the nails of an anxious cat! - V.S.M. Jonckheer-Sheehy 2014

        Article Recommended

    2. Genetic selection 3 items
      1. Genetics and genomics of animal behaviour and welfare—Challenges and possibilities - Per Jensen, Bart Buitenhuis, Joergen Kjaer, Adroaldo Zanella 10/2008

        Article Recommended

      2. Holding back the genes: limitations of research into canine behavioural genetics - Diane van Rooy, Elizabeth R Arnott, Jonathan B Early, Paul McGreevy 2014

        Article Recommended

    3. Week 12: Management and treatment of behaviour disorders (2) 4 items
      1. Pitfalls of using behavioural medication 1 item
      2. Types of medication 2 items
        1. Pharmacology and pheromone therapy - S. Crowell-Davis, G.M. Landsberg

          Chapter Essential Read pages 245-50

      3. Pheromonotherapy 1 item
        1. Pharmacology and pheromone therapy - S. Crowell-Davis, G.M Landsberg

          Chapter Recommended Read pages 253-6.