Introduction

Ethology is a branch of science studying the behaviour of animals, particularly in their natural environments and in an evolutionary context. It often involves the study of one certain behaviour across multiple animal groups, such as aggression, rather than a study of a behaviour in one group. It is also very pertinent in animal training. Clinical ethologists are usually veterinarians with specialised education into the behaviour of domesticated animals such as dogs, cats and horses.

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Experts in clinical ethology may be required in disputes where the issue is animal training, especially in cases of injury or economic loss due to the behaviour of different animals. They may be required to assess the training given to a particular animal.

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Relevant Articles Clinical ethology in food animal practice

This article concluded that clinical ethology makes a significant contribution to veterinary practice, especially to herd health programs.

Relevant Cases Jones v Spackman [2014] NSWDC 139

A workers compensation case where a worker in a stable was kicked by a horse and claimed the owner and trainer of the horse was at fault. Expert opinion of a clinical ethologist was considered.

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Profiles of Experts in Animals - Clinical ethology

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