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Ngaio Beausoleil

Associate Professor
Vet, Animal and Biomedical Sciences
Massey University
New Zealand


Dr. Ngaio Beausoleil  is currently working as a Associate Professor in the Department of Vet, Animal and Biomedical Sciences, Massey univesity , Newzealand.

Research Interest

Major research themes include: Systematic scientific evaluation of animal welfare Extending our understanding of the range of negative experiences affecting animals’ welfare Breathlessness in animals Developmental processes, modulation and alleviation of pain in farm animals Novel methods for evaluating pain in farm animals Humane methods of euthanasia Humane vertebrate pest control Potential welfare impacts associated with wildlife conservation activities e.g. identification marking Animal cognition and training Animal welfare emergency management


  • Kells, NJ., Beausoleil, NJ., Sutherland, MA., Morrison, RM., & Johnson, CB. (2017). Electroencephalographic assessment of oral meloxicam, topical anaesthetic cream and cautery iron for mitigating acute pain in pigs (Sus scrofa) undergoing tail docking. Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia. 44(5), 1166-1174

  • Mellor, DJ., & Beausoleil, NJ. (2017). Equine welfare during exercise: An evaluation of breathing, breathlessness and bridles. Animals. 7(6)

  • Bowden, J., Beausoleil, NJ., Stafford, KJ., Giseg, MA., & Bridges, J. (2017). A prospective study of breed differences in the thermal pain sensitivity of dogs. Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia.

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