Sheila Scutter's scientific contributions

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Conference Paper
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Keeping companion animals or pets in human domestic spaces and lives is a global phenomenon. However, waste products related to the keeping of these animals may have negative environmental impacts including odour, public space and water pollution, and addition to landfill. Pet waste is also a health issue as it can be a source of disease through th...


... The welfare of bears in sanctuaries is a matter of concern. Local staff and international volunteers aim to meet the well-established welfare needs of captive bears (in terms of housing, nutrition, and mental and physical stimulation [20]). Additional welfare challenges for rehabilitant bears include caring for disabilities and lesions, [6] alongside the psychological impacts associated with prior experiences of chronic stress and poor captive conditions [15]. ...