Changes in animal behaviour may indicate that animal is in pain or ill. However, these changes may be very subtle or vague and thus difficult to distinguish them to be possible signs of pain or sicknesses.
Technical solutions help to recognize animals needing special attention, and them may be especially helpfull when for fearfull individuals or large animal units.
For those animals sick or in pain to get a proper care, one has to recognize individuals, understand the importance of care and to have methods to treat. The ultimate key is care-takers attitudes toward animal pain and welfare.
Below are some of our research themes related to pain and sickness behaviours