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Published articles: Housing


Bebak J, Beck AM 1993. The effect of cage size on play and aggression between dogs in purpose-bred beagles. Laboratory Animal Science 43, 457-459. Link


Benefiel, A. C., Dong, W. K. & Greenough, W. T. (2005). Mandatory enriched housing  of laboratory animals: the need for evidence-based evaluation. ILAR Journal, 46 (2), 95-105.Link


Hetts,  S.,  Derrell  Clark,  J.,  Calpin,  J.,  Arnold,  C.  &  Mateo,  J.  (1992b).  Influence of housing conditions on beagle behaviour. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 34 (1-2), 137-155.Link


Hubrecht, R., Serpell, J. & Poole, T. (1992). Correlates of pen size and housing conditions on the behaviour of kennelled dogs. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 34 (4), 365–383.Link


Hubrecht, R. & Serpell, J. (1993). Influence of housing conditions on the behaviour and welfare of dogs. Applied Animal Behavior Science, 35. Link


Mertens, P. A. & Unshelm, J. (1996). Effects of group and individual housing on the behavior of kennelled dogs in animal shelters. Anthrozoos, 9 (1), 40–51.Link


Prescott, M., Morton, D. B., Anderson, D., Buckwell, A., Heath, S., Hubrecht, R., Jennings, M., Robb, D., Ruane, B., Swallow, J. & Thompson, P. (2004). Refining dog husbandry and care: Eighth report of the BVAAWF/FRAME/RSPCA/UFAW Joint Working Group on Refinement. Laboratory Animals, 38 (SUPPL. 1), S1:1-S1:94. 35.Link


Sales, G., Hubrecht, R., Peyvandi, A., Milligan, S., & Shield, B. (1997). Noise in dog kennelling: is barking a welfare problem for dogs?. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 52(3-4), 321-329. 35. Link


Scullion Hall, L. E. M., Robinson, S., Finch, J., & Buchanan-Smith, H. M. (2017). The influence of facility and home pen design on the welfare of the laboratory-housed dog. Journal of Pharmacological and Toxicological Methods, 83, 21-29 35Link


Sherwin, C.M. (2004) The influences of standard laboratory cages on rodents and the validity of research data. Animal Welfare, 13, S9-15. 35. Link