Zoogdiersoorten die geschikt zijn als gezelschapsdier = Mammal species suitable as companion animal

P. Koene, A.H. Ipema, R.M. de Mol

Research output: Book/ReportReportProfessional


Are all mammal species suitable to be kept as companion animal? Literature about behaviour, health and welfare of 90 mammal species is analysed and suitability is assessed by scientists and stakeholders. The results is a starting list of suitable species and a method to assess suitability in future.
Original languageDutch
Place of PublicationLelystad
PublisherWageningen UR Livestock Research
Number of pages86
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Publication series

NameRapport / Wageningen UR Livestock Research
PublisherWageningen UR Livestock Research
ISSN (Print)1570-8616


  • mammals
  • animal welfare
  • animal behaviour
  • animal health
  • animal housing
  • domestic animals
  • pets
  • animal production

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