Theses

Ph.D.

Beth Ventura, Ph.D. 2015
Understanding industry and lay perspectives on dairy cattle welfare

Joao Henrique Cardoso Costa, Ph.D. 2015
Food neophobia, feeding and sorting behaviour in dairy calves

Liv Baker Ph.D. 2014
Translocation stress in Stephens’ kangaroo rats: how individual variation influences success

Sara Dubois Ph.D. 2014
Understanding humane expectations: public and expert attitudes towards human-wildlife interactions 

Katy Proudfoot Ph.D. 2013
Understanding the behaviour of transition dairy cows

Jeffrey Spooner Ph.D. 2013
Canadian producer and citizen perspectives on farm animal welfare: identifying shared and differing values

Elisabeth Ormandy Ph.D. 2012
The use of animals in science: trends and public attitudes

Andreia De Paula Vieira Ph.D. 2012
Effects of the early social environment on the responses of dairy calves to novel events

Kristen Walker Ph.D. 2010
Behavioural and physiological responses of Steller sea lions to invasive marking techniques: evidence of post-operative pain

Fernando Borderas Ph.D. 2009
Illness and milk feeding effects on calf behaviour

Carol Morgan Ph.D. 2009
Stepping up to the plate: animal welfare, veterinarians, and ethical conflicts

Trevor DeVries Ph.D. 2006
The effects of feeding management and feed area design on dairy cattle behavior

Frances Flower Ph.D. 2006
Gait assessment of dairy cattle

Lee Niel Ph.D. 2006
Assessment of distress associated with carbon dioxide euthanasia of laboratory rats

Catherine Schuppli Ph.D. 2004
The role of the animal ethics committee in achieving humane animal experimentation

Cassandra Tucker Ph.D. 2003
The effects of freestall surfaces and geometry on dairy cattle behavior

MASTER’S

Leigh Gaffney, M.Sc. 2015
Colour matters : coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) prefer and are less aggressive in darker coloured tanks

Jane Stojkov M.Sc. 2014
Assessment of visceral pain associated with metritis in dairy cows

Amber Itle M.Sc. 2014
Clinical ketosis and standing behaviour in transition dairy cows

Carly Moody M.Sc. 2013
Current methods of mouse euthanasia: refinements and aversion

Devina Wong M.Sc. 2013
Conditioned place avoidance of zebrafish (Danio rerio) to three chemicals used for euthanasia

Heather Neave M.Sc. 2013
Cognitive bias as a method of pain assessment following hot-iron dehorning of dairy calves

Kalab Tesfa M.Sc. 2013
Effect of regrouping on social behaviour and milk production of mid-lactation dairy cows, and individual variation in aggression

Erin Ryan M.Sc. 2013
Public attitudes towards housing systems for pregnant pigs

Alejandra Barrientos M.Sc. 2012
Hock injuries in freestall housed dairy cows

Aniseh Talebi M.Sc. 2011
The effects of regrouping and stocking density on social behaviour, lying behaviour and locomotor activity of mid and late lactation dairy cows

Lindsay Collings M.Sc. 2011
Temporal feed restriction and overstocking increase competition for feed in group-housed dairy cattle

Lori Vickers M.Sc. 2011
Controlling energy intake in the prepartum period to improve transition cow health

Lindsey Reich M.Sc. 2010
Effects of sawdust bedding dry matter on lying behaviour of dairy cows: a dose dependent response

Kiyomi Ito M.Sc. 2009
Assessing cow comfort using lying behaviour and lameness

Amelia MacRae M.Sc. 2009
Hand-rearing harbour seal pups (Phoca vitulina): the effect of diet and supplementary heat on growth and survival

Nancy Clarke M.Sc. 2009
A survey of urban canadian animal control practices: the effect of enforcement and resourcing on the reported dog bite rate

Christy Goldhawk M.Sc. 2009
Feeding behaviour identifies dairy cows at risk of subclinical ketosis during the transition period

Joanna Makowska M.Sc. 2008
Alternatives to carbon dioxide euthanasia for laboratory rats

Katy Proudfoot M.Sc. 2008
Competition at the feed bunk during transition changes the feeding, standing and social behaviour of Holstein dairy cows

Gosia Zobel M.Sc. 2007
Beef feedlot cattle use individual feeding strategies to gain access to feed in a competitive environment

Anna Drake M.Sc. 2007
Mallard duckling care and survival at a wildlife rehabiliation center

Leanne McConnachie M.Sc. 2007
Assessing performance of animal welfare organizations to improve philanthropic decision-making

Juliana Huzzey M.Sc. 2006
Pre-partum behaviour and intake identify dairy cows at risk for post-partum metritis

Jane Orihel M.Sc. 2006
Management and rehabilitation of inter-dog aggression in animal shelters

Mitja Sedlbauer M.Sc. 2005
Lameness and pain in dairy cows

Geoffrey Urton M.Sc. 2005
Feeding behaviour identifies dairy cows at risk for metritis

Sophie Neveux M.Sc. 2005
Hoof pain changes how dairy cattle distribute their body weight

Nicole Fenwick M.Sc. 2005
The three Rs in the pharmaceutical industry: Perspectives of scientists and regulators

Laura Paton M.Sc. 2005
Effects of sodium bicarbonate on beducing acidosis in cattle

Erin Bell M.Sc. 2004
Description of claw horn lesions and associated risk factors in dairy cattle in the Lower Fraser Valley, British Columbia

Lorna Baird M.Sc. 2004
Development of hoof pathologies in dairy cattle with and without access to pasture

Amanda Zimmerman M.Sc. 2003
Sulphate salts affect water consumption, drinking behaviour and welfare of beef cattle

Art Ceballos M.Sc. 2003
How cows lie down: a 3-D kinematic evaluation of the lying down behaviour of Holstein dairy cows

Sara Dubois M.Sc. 2003
A survey of wildlife rehabilitation goals, impediments, issues, and success in British Columbia, Canada

Malgorzata Zdanowicz M.Sc. 2002
Sand and sawdust bedding affect populations of Coliforms, Klebsiella spp. and Streptococcus spp. on teat ends of dairy cows housed in freestalls

Nadine Gourkow M.Sc. 2001
Factors affecting the welfare and adoption rate of cats in an animal shelter

Anton Pitts M.Sc. 2001
Effects of wildlife viewing on the behaviour of grizzly bear (Ursus arctos) in the Khutzeymateen (K’tzim-a-deen) Grizzly Bear Sanctuary, British Columbia

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