Sarah Wolfensohn, Justine Shotton, Hannah Bowley, Sian Davies, Sarah Thompson & William Justice (2018) Assessment of Welfare in Zoo Animals: Towards Optimum Quality of Life. Animals 8, 110

Sarah Wolfensohn (2018) A review of the contributions of cross-discipline collaborative European IMI/EFPIA research projects to the development of replacement, reduction and refinement strategies. ATLA 46 91-102

McGreevy P, Berger J, de Brauwere N, Doherty O, Harrison A, Fiedler J, Jones C, McDonnell S, McLean A, Nakonechny L, Nicol C , Preshaw L, Thomson P, Tzioumis V, Webster J, Wolfensohn S, Yeates J and Jones B (2018) Using the Five Domains Model to Assess the Adverse Impacts of Husbandry, Veterinary, and Equitation Interventions on Horse Welfare.  Animals 8, 41.

Gail Davies, Huw Golledge, Penny Hawkins, Anna Rowland, Sarah Wolfensohn,  Jane Smith and Dominic Wells (2017) Review of harm-benefit analysis in the use of animals in research. Report of the Animals in Science Committee Harm-Benefit Analysis Sub-group

Justice, WSM., O’Brien, MF., Szyszka, O., Shotton, J., Gilmour, JEM., Riordan, P., Wolfensohn, S. (2017) Adaptation of the animal welfare assessment grid (AWAG) for monitoring animal welfare in zoological collections Veterinary Record 181, 143.

Gail F. Davies et al (2016) Developing a Collaborative Agenda for Humanities and Social Scientific Research on Laboratory Animal Science and Welfare PLOS one Published: July 18, 2016

Wolfensohn S, Sharpe S, Hall I, Lawrence S, Kitchen S & Dennis M (2015) Refinement of welfare through development of a quantitative system for assessment of life time experience Animal Welfare 24 139-149

Wolfensohn S.E. and Lloyd M.H. (2013) Handbook of Laboratory Animal Management and Welfare, 4th Edition. Wiley-Blackwell.

Gilbert C & Wolfensohn S (2013) Veterinary ethics and the use of animals in research: are they compatible? Chapter 11 pp 155- 173 in Veterinary and Animal Ethics.  Edited by Christopher M. Wathes, Sandra A. Corr, Stephen A. May, Steven P. McCulloch and Martin C. Whiting. Published by Wiley-Blackwell Ltd.

Wolfensohn S, Hawkins P, Lilley E, Anthony D, Chambers C, Lane S, Lawton M, Voipio H-M, Woodhall G (2013) Reducing suffering in experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE). Journal of Pharmacological and Toxicological Methods 67  169-176

Wolfensohn S, Hawkins P, Lilley E, Anthony D, Chambers C, Lane S, Lawton M, Robinson S, Voipio H-M, Woodhall G. (2013) Reducing suffering in animal models and procedures involving seizures, convulsions and epilepsy. Journal of Pharmacological and Toxicological Methods 67, 9-15.


Honess P & Wolfensohn S (2010). A matrix for the assessment of welfare and cumulative suffering in experimental animals. Alternatives to Laboratory Animals 38(3): 205-212. 


Wolfensohn S and Hardy P. (2010) Animal models: Selecting and preparing animals for a study.  Chapter in COST Laboratory Animal Science Manual. Published by CRC. Order it here:


Honess PE & Wolfensohn SE (2010) Welfare of exotic animals in captivity. Chapter in Behaviour of Exotic Pets Edited by Valarie Tynes. Published by Wiley-Blackwell.

Wolfensohn SE (2010) Old World Monkeys. Chapter 39 in UFAW Handbook on the Care and Management of laboratory and Other Research Animals, 8th Edition. Edited by Robert Hubrecht and James Kirkwood. Published by Wiley Blackwell.,+8th+Edition-p-9781405175234


Wolfensohn SE (2010) Euthanasia and other fates for laboratory animals. Chapter 17 in UFAW Handbook on the Care and Management of laboratory and Other Research Animals, 8th Edition. Edited by Robert Hubrecht and James Kirkwood. Published by Wiley Blackwell.,+8th+Edition-p-9781405175234

Wolfensohn Sarah and Maguire Matthew (Feb 2010) What has the animal rights movement done for animal welfare? Biologist 57 22-27.

BVAAWF/FRAME/RSPCA/UFAW Joint Working Group on Refinement. (Buchanan-Smith HM, Gamble MR, Gore M, Hawkins P, Hubrecht R, Hudson S, Jennings M, Keeley JR, Morris K, Morton DB, Owen S, Pearce P, Prestcott MJ, Robb D, Rumble RJ, Wolfensohn S, & Buist D.) (2009) Refinements in husbandry, care and common procedures for non-human primates. Laboratory Animals 43 Supplement 1 1:47.

Lloyd MH, Foden BW, Wolfensohn SE (2008) Refinement: promoting the 3Rs in practice Laboratory Animals 42, 284-293. Click here for more information.

FELASA-ESLAV-ECLAM Working Group on Veterinary Care: H-M. Voipio (Convenor), P. Baneux, I. A. Gomez de Segura, J. Hau, S. Wolfensohn (2008) Guidelines for the veterinary care of laboratory animals.  Laboratory Animals 42, 1-11. Click here for more information.

Wolfensohn, S. and Honess, P. (2007) Laboratory animal, pet animal, farm animal, wild animal: Who gets the best deal? UFAW Symposium: Quality of Life: The Heart of the Matter. Animal Welfare 16 supplement 1, 117-123. Click here for more information.

Smith K and Wolfensohn S (2006) Caught in the Middle Nature 444 p 14.


Honess, P.E., Pizarro, M., Sene, N.N. & Wolfensohn, S.E. (2006) Disease transmission in Barbary and other macaques: risks and implications for management and conservation.  Chapter in “The Barbary Macaque: Biology and Conservation” Editors: J.K. Hodges & J. Cortes, Nottingham University Press. Order it here.

Honess, P.E., Marin, C., Brown, A.P., Wolfensohn, S.E., (2005) Assessment of stress in non-human primates: application of the neutrophil activation test. Animal Welfare 14 291-295. Click here for more information.

Honess, P.E., Gimpel, J.L., Wolfensohn, S.E. and Mason, G.J. (2005) Alopecia scoring: The Quantitative Assessment of Hair Loss in Captive Macaques. Alternatives to Laboratory Animals 33 193-206.


Wolfensohn S and Honess P. Handbook of primate husbandry and welfare. (2005) Blackwell Science, Oxford (translated in Japanese 2007). Order it here.






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