Useful publications

Animal Welfare Science

  • Veterinary Ethics in Practice, Yeates, CABI 2020;
  • The Economics of Farm Animal Welfare, Ahmadi , CABI, 2020;
  • The Slaughter of Farmed Animals, Grandin, CABI 2020;
  • Asking Animals: An Introduction to Animal Behaviour Testing, Nielsen, CABI, 2020;
  • Animal Welfare 3rd edition, Appleby, CABI 2018
  • Dilemmas in Animal Welfare, Appleby, Sandoe, Weary, CABI 2016
  • Improving Animal Welfare, Grandin, CABI 2015
  • Sentience and Animal Welfare, Broom, CABI 2015
  • Animal Welfare in Veterinary Practice, Yeates, Wiley-Blackwell, 2013
  • Why Animals Matter, Dawkins, Oxford University Press, 2012
  • Animal Welfare 2nd Edition, Appleby, Mench, Ollson, Hughes (eds), CABI, 2011
  • The Sciences of Animal Welfare, Mellor, Patterson-Kane and Stafford, Wiley-Blackwell, 2009
  • Stereotypic Animal Behaviour: Fundamentals and Applications to Welfare, Mason and Rushen (eds), CABI, 2008 
  • Understanding Animal Welfare: The Science in its Cultural Context, Fraser, Wiley-Blackwell, 2008
  • Domestic Animal Behaviour and Welfare 4th edition, Broom and Fraser, CABI, 2007
  • Ethical Eye: Animal Welfare, Council of Europe Publishing, 2006 
  • Animal Welfare: Limping Towards Eden, Webster, Blackwell, 2005
  • Physiology and Behaviour of Animal Suffering, Gregory, Blackwell, 2004
  • Environmental Enrichment for Captive Animals, Young, Blackwell, 2003
  • Animal Welfare, Spedding, Earthscan Publications Limited, 2000
  • What Should We Do About Animal Welfare?, Appleby, Blackwell Science, 1999
  • Animal Welfare, Appleby and Hughes, CAB International 1997
  • Animal Welfare: A Cool Eye Towards Eden, Webster, Blackwell Science, 1995
  • Animal Minds, Griffin, University of Chicago Press, 1994
  • Stress and Animal Welfare, Broom and Johnson, Chapman and Hall 1993
  • Through our eyes only? A Journey in to Animal Consciousness, Dawkins, WH Freeman, 1993
  • Animal Suffering: The Science of Animal Welfare, Dawkins, 1992

Animals used in Research

  • The Welfare of Animals Used in Research: Practice and Ethics, Hubrecht, Wiley-Blackwell, 2014
  • Handbook of Laboratory Animal Management and Welfare 4th edn, Wolfensohn and Lloyd, Wiley-Blackwell, 2013
  • The Costs and Benefits of Animal Experiments, Knight, Palgrave Macmillan, 2011
  • The UFAW Handbook on the Care and Management of Laboratory and Other Research Animals, Hubrecht and Kirkwood (eds), 2010
  • Man and Mouse: Animals in Medical Research, Paton, Oxford University Press, 1993

Companion Animal

  • Companion animal Ethics, Sandoe & Corr, Wiley, 2015
  • Cat Sense: The Feline Enigma Revealed, Bradshaw, Allen Lane, 2013
  • In Defence of Dogs: Why Dogs need our Understanding, Bradshaw, Penguin, 2012
  • Feline Behaviour and Welfare, Fraser, CABI, 2012
  • Lifeskills for Puppies: Laying the Foundation for a Loving, Lasting Relationship, Zulch and Mills, Hubble & Hattie, 2012
  • The Welfare of Cats, Rochlitz, Springer, 2007
  • The Welfare of Dogs, Stafford, Springer, 2007
  • Companion Animals and Us: Exploring the Relationships between People and Pets, Podberscek, Paul and Serpell (eds), Cambridge University Press, 2005
  • In the Company of Animals: A Study of Human-Animal Relationships, Serpell, 1996

Farmed Animal

  • Animal Welfare at Slaughter, Velarde, 5m Publishing 2016
  • Animal Welfare in Extensive Production Systems, Villalba, 5m Publishing 2016
  • Farmageddon: The True Cost of Cheap Meat, Lymbery and Oakeshott, Bloomsbury, 2014
  • Animal Machines, Harrison, CABI, 2013 (first published Vincent Stuart, 1964)
  • Improving Farm Animal Welfare: Science and Society Working Together: The Welfare Quality Approach, Blokhuis, Miele, Veissier and Jones (eds), Wageningen Academic Publishers, 2013
  • Animal Husbandry Regained: The Place of Farm Animals in Sustainable Agriculture, Earthscan, 2012
  • Management and Welfare of Farm Animals: The UFAW Farm Handbook, Webster (ed), Wiley-Blackwell, 2011
  • The Meat Crisis: Developing More Sustainable Production and Consumption, D'Silva and Webster, 2010
  • The Future of Animal Farming: Renewing the Ancient Contract, Singer, Dawkins and Bonney (eds), Blackwell, 2008
  • Long Distance Transport and Welfare of Farm Animals, Appleby, Cussen, Garces, Lambert and Turner (eds), CABI, 2008
  • Humane Livestock Handling, Grandin, Storey Publishing LLC, 2008
  • Farm Animal Welfare: Social, Bioethical and Research Issues, Rollin, Blackwell, 2003

Zoo Animal

  • Wild Mammals in Captivity: Principles and Techniques for Zoo Management, Kleiman, Thompson and Baer (eds), University of Chicago Press, 2012


  • Voices from Women: Women’s views on the contributions of working donkeys, horse and mules to their lives (report), Valette, the Brooke, 2014
  • The Working Equid Veterinary Manual, the Brooke, Whittet Books Limited, 2013
  • Equine Welfare, McIlwraith and Rollin (eds), Wiley-Blackwell, 2011
  • The Behaviour and Welfare of the Horse, Fraser, CABI, 2010
  • The Welfare of Horses, Waran (ed), Springer, 2007
  • The Domestic Horse: The Origins, Development and Management of its Behavior, Mills and McDonnell (eds), Cambridge University Press, 2005
  • Equine Behavior: A Guide for Veterinarians and Equine Scientists, McGreevy, Saunders Limited, 2004


  • Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Animal Minds Edited: Jacob Beck, Kristin Andrews, New York: Routledge, 2017, 522 pages
  • Veterinary Ethics: Navigating Tough Cases, Mullan & Fawcett 5m Publishing 2017
  • Animal Welfare and the Law: Fundamental Principles for Critical Assessment, Robertson, Routledge, 2015
  • Principles of Biomedical Ethics 7th edition, Beauchamp and Childress, Oxford University Press, 2013
  • Veterinary and Animal Ethics: Proceedings of the First International Conference on Veterinary and Animal Ethics, Wathes, Corr, May, McCulloch and Whiting (eds), Wiley-Blackwell, 2013
  • Veterinary Ethics: An Introduction, Legood, Continuum, 2011
  • Ethics of Animal Use, Sandoe and Christiansen (eds), Blackwell, 2008
  • An Introduction to Veterinary Medical Ethics, Rollin, Blackwell, 2006
  • The Case for Animal Rights, Regan, University of California Press, 2004
  • Ethics, Humans and Other Animals, Hursthouse, Routledge, 2000
  • Bioethics: An Anthology, Kuhse and Singer, Blackwell, 1999
  • Animal Rights: The Changing Debate, Garner (ed), Palgrave Macmillan, 1996
  • Animal Liberation 2nd edition, Singer, Pimlico, 1995
  • Beyond Prejudice: The Moral Significance of Human and Non-Human Animals, Pluhar, Duke University Press, 1995


  • A Practical Approach to Animal Welfare Law, Sweeney, 5m Publishing 2017
  • Dogs of Law, Sweeney, Alibi, 2015
  • Animal Law and Welfare: Fundamental Principles, Robertson, Routledge, 2014
  • The Regulation of Animal Health and Welfare: Science, Law and Policy, McEldowney, Grant and Medley, Routledge, 2014
  • Animal Abuse: Helping Animals and People, Tiplady, CABI, 2013
  • Animal Machines (reissue), Harrison, CABI 2013
  • An Introduction to Animals and the Law, Schaffner, Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
  • Ethics, Law and the Veterinary Nurse, Pullen and Gray, Butterworth-Heinemann, 2006
  • Animals, Politics and Morality, Garner, Manchester University Press, 2004
  • Animal Welfare Law in Britain: Regulation and Responsibility, Radford, Oxford University Press, 2001
  • Animal Law, Palmer, Shaw and Sons Limited, 2001

Please note, AWSELVA does not endorse or approve the included titles.