Welfare of Animals: Introduction Chapter uri icon


  • 2010 Elsevier Ltd All rights reserved. Animal welfare and animal behavior are tightly linked with behaviors commonly used as indicators of an animal's welfare. Behaviors keep animals healthy and they indicate disease and distress. This introductory article, and those that follow in this section, points out a wide variety of connections between the two disciplines and notes differences between them as well.

author list (cited authors)

  • Beaver, B. V.

citation count

  • 3

complete list of authors

  • Beaver, BV

editor list (cited editors)

  • Breed, M. D., & Moore, J.

Book Title

  • Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior

publication date

  • January 2010