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  1. 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

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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,...

  6. 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.

  7. El vinculo humano-animal: Un acercamiento fenomenologico a la relacion entre las personas y sus animales de compania

    Contributor(s):: Melendez Samo, Liza Michelle

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. Nov 02 2015

    Veterinary Social Work Summit

    The VWSWS is convened by the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) and sponsors in response to a growing body of evidence that veterinary students are experiencing excessive...

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  12. Newspaper coverage of animal abuse

    Contributor(s):: Imbrock, Lara Jasmine

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. Adult-perpetrated animal abuse: Development of a proclivity scale

    Contributor(s):: Alleyne, Emma, Tilston, Laura, Parfitt, Charlotte, Butcher, Roxanne

  16. 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.

  17. Parental predictors of children’s animal abuse: Findings from a national and intergenerational sample

    Contributor(s):: Knight, Kelly E., Ellis, Colter, Simmons, Sara B.

  18. 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...

  19. '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.

  20. 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,...