From the dog's perspective: Welfare implications of HAI research and practice
Contributor(s):: Gee, Nancy R., Hurley, Karyl J., Rawlings, John M., Freund, Lisa S., McCune, Sandra, Esposito, Layla, McCardle, Peggy
Animals without rights : a critical analysis of recent approaches in animal ethics
Contributor(s):: Boaz Sharoni
Non-human animals suffer greatly and are exploited in numerous ways by humans. This is a grave injustice that points to an urgent need for an adequate framework from which to protect animals from mistreatment by humans. Although classical theories in the animal rights literature have existed for...
Call to Action for Animals: Damian Marroquin at TEDxCarverMilitaryAcademy
Contributor(s):: Damian Marroquin
Damian wants the world have more empathy towards animals that are violently abused. Damian gives a heartfelt talk about how he learned of the abuse many animals suffers and what he plans to do about it. 16-year-old Damian Marroquin loves music, art, and spending time playing or listening to...
Animal Abuse and Human Interpersonal Violence in Canada: An Anthrozoological Perspective on Policy, Legislation and the Need for Cross-sector Reporting
Contributor(s):: Adriana Pisano Beaumont
In the last decade, research evidence has increasingly demonstrated a co-occurrence of human interpersonal violence and abusive behaviour toward nonhuman animals although the actual nature of this intersection continues to remain controversial. While livestock and wildlife can also become...
Proposal for an Animal Crimes Unit within the Milwaukee Police Department
Contributor(s):: Caroline Knitter
The incidence of animal abuse continues to rise in communities across this nation. The range of animal abuse crimes includes starvation and neglect, dog fighting, sexual abuse to malicious killing. Research indicates that crime against or involving animals often leads to crime against humans,...
The assessment and treatment of children who abuse animals: The AniCare child approach
Contributor(s):: Shapiro, Kenneth, Randour, Mary Lou, Krinsk, Susan, Wolf, Joann L.
El vinculo humano-animal: Un acercamiento fenomenologico a la relacion entre las personas y sus animales de compania
Contributor(s):: Melendez Samo, Liza Michelle
The Dangerous "Waiting Game" Caused by the Failure to Recognize Animal Abuse in the Formal Definition of Domestic Violence
Contributor(s):: Jessica Kalafut
Although many may view the home as a place where individuals are the safest, the reality for those who are affected by domestic violence, also called “intimate partner violence,” is that “home” is where torture occurs — of wives, of children, and even the...
Felony Animal Cruelty Laws in New York
Contributor(s):: Stephen Iannacone
In 1997, Chester Williamson committed an act of murder. He approached Buster, soaked him in kerosene, lit a match, then proceeded to burn Buster alive. Chester’s punishment for these heinous acts was not jail, but he was sentenced to three years of probation.Chester was prosecuted in the...
Note to Athletes, NFL, and NBA: Dog Fighting is a Crime, Not a Sport
Contributor(s):: Phyllis G. Coleman
Americans were finally forced to face the issue of animal abuse and professional athletes when investigators discovered 66 pit bulls, in addition to dog fighting equipment, at a home owned by "pro football's most electrifying quarterback." Although Michael Vick insisted he did not...
Nov 02 2015
Veterinary Social Work Summit
Newspaper coverage of animal abuse
Contributor(s):: Imbrock, Lara Jasmine
HSUS Uncovers Cruel Puppy Mills
Contributor(s):: The Humane Society Of The United States
It is estimated that puppy mills grind out more than half a million puppies every year to be sold almost exclusively in pet stores. But it is not only puppies--who, after all, escape the squalor and crowding after six or seven weeks that suffer. Of equal concern is the fate of the puppy mill...
Bloodsport and the Michael Vick Dogfighting Case: A Critical Cultural Analysis
Contributor(s):: Wil Massey
After law enforcement officials in Virginia found evidence of a dogfighting operation, the owner, National Football League star Michael Vick, became one of the most vilified figures in America for supporting a bloodsport that inflicts debilitating bodily harm on dogs. This thesis examines that...
Adult-perpetrated animal abuse: Development of a proclivity scale
Contributor(s):: Alleyne, Emma, Tilston, Laura, Parfitt, Charlotte, Butcher, Roxanne
Adulthood animal abuse among men arrested for domestic violence
Contributor(s):: Febres, Jeniimarie, Brasfield, Hope, Shorey, Ryan C., Elmquist, Joanna, Ninnemann, Andrew, Schonbrun, Yael C., Temple, Jeff R., Recupero, Patricia R., Stuart, Gregory L.
Parental predictors of children’s animal abuse: Findings from a national and intergenerational sample
Contributor(s):: Knight, Kelly E., Ellis, Colter, Simmons, Sara B.
The Community Context of Animal and Human Maltreatment: Is there a Relationship between Animal Maltreatment and Human Maltreatment: Does Neighborhood Context Matter?
Contributor(s):: Jodi Levinthal
The purpose of the study is to explore the influence of demographic and neighborhood factors on the phenomenon of animal maltreatment in an urban setting as well as the association of animal maltreatment with human maltreatment. Using a unique dataset of animal maltreatment from the Pennsylvania...
'The One Dog Who Saved Thousands of Lives': Erika Abrams at TEDxIIMUdaipur
Contributor(s):: Erika Abrams
Opening a veterinary hospital, shelter, and sanctuary for abused, injured,and neglected animals wasn't a lifelong dream, but Animal Aid Unlimited has become Erika's life pursuit and passion.
Animals, Humans: We're All Connected: Wayne Pacelle at TEDxFruitvale
Contributor(s):: Wayne Pacelle
How did we go from animal husbandry, where farmers cared for their animals, to "meat science"? From a relationship with living beings, to treating them like a commodity? Those who abuse animals are likely to abuse other people, and that includes farmworkers. About Wayne Pacelle,...