VEASEY ZOO DESIGN & MANAGEMENT

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Veasey J 2016, Submitted to the Journal Animal Welfare: A uinversal framework for identifying welfare priorities.

 

Veasey J 2016, Submitted to the Journal Animal Welfare: Weltopia: a new perspective on optimal welfare, the conflict between management for health and welfare and the focus on the measurable at the expense of the meaningful.

 

Veasey J 2013: Working on Welfare: the Science of Animal Feeling. Wildlife Matters in Canada. Spring 2013 10-16     READ HERE

 

Veasey J 1st November 2012. It’s best if zoo elephants breed again. Editorial Calgary Herald.   READ HERE 

 

Veasey J Fall 2012: Why Zoos Matter. In: Wild Life Magazine.    READ HERE

 

Veasey J 17th May 2012. Evidence provided to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development of the 41st Parliament of Canada on the role of zoos in the development of a National Conservation Strategy for Canada.   READ HERE

 

Veasey J S & Hammer G 2011: Managing Captive Mammals in Mixed Species Communities. In: Wild Mammals in Captivity; Principles & Techniques. Second Edition 151-161

 

Kagan R & Veasey J S 2011: Challenges of Zoo Animal Welfare. In: Wild Mammals in Captivity; Principles & Techniques. Second Edition 11-21.

 

Mason G & Veasey J 2010: What do population-level welfare indices suggest about the well-being of zoo elephants. Zoo Biology Vol 29 (Issue 2) 256-273.   READ HERE

 

Veasey J S 2010: Reintroduction and translocation of eastern bongo in Kenya; is it necessary and if so what are likely to be the most effective methodologies of achieving meaningful conservation goals? In: IUCN Global Reintroduction Perspectives: 2010 271-277.   READ HERE

 

Mason G & Veasey J 2010: How should the psychological welfare of zoo elephants be objectively investigated. Zoo Biology Vol 29 237-255.   READ HERE 

 

Mason G & Veasey J S 2009: How should the psychological welfare of zoo elephants be investigated? In An Elephant in the Room: the Science and Wellbeing of Elephants in Captivity. Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine’s Center for Animals and Public Policy.

 

Veasey J S 2006. Concepts in the care and welfare of captive elephants. International Zoo Yearbook 40: 63-79. READ HERE 

 

Forsyth S & Veasey J 2005: Land of the Lemurs. EAZA News 49: 23-24  READ HERE 

 

Veasey J 2005: Talking Turtle. EAZA News 49: 7-8  READ HERE 

 

Veasey  2004. How animal, human and institutional exhibit design considerations can be compatible. Proceedings of the 6th International Zoo Design Symposium.

 

Anon 2002 (Revised 2004). Management Guidelines for the Welfare of Zoo Animals: Elephants. (Federation of Zoological Gardens of Great Britain and Ireland). Veasey wrote all aspects of this document pertaining to welfare, social and behavioural management and rational for training, this document has served as a blueprint for enhanced elephant care globally.

 

Veasey et al. 1996. On comparing the behaviour of zoo housed animals with wild conspecefics as a welfare indicator. Animal Welfare, 5: 13-24.   READ HERE

 

Veasey et al. 1996. On comparing the behaviour of zoo housed animals with wild conspecefics as a welfare indicator, using the giraffe as a model. Animal Welfare, 5: 139-153.  READ HERE  

 

 

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