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  1. Veterinarians and Their Perception of the Treatment of Animal Abuse Cases in the Criminal Justice System

    Contributor(s):: Dustin A. Richardson

    Americans love their companion animals. In 2015, nearly two-thirds (65%) of all households in the U.S. housed at least one pet (APPA, n.d.). This love does not translate to policy, however, as many animals are left defenseless. Interestingly, the Animal Legal Defense Fund (2016) has ranked...

  2. Oct 13 2017

    25th Annual Animal Law Conference

    Lewis and Clark Law School and the Animal Legal Defense Fund have a rich history hosting and supporting animal law conferences for students, practitioners, scholars and activists. In 1982, ALDF...

  3. Beasts on Fields. Human-Wildlife Conflicts in Nature-Culture Borderlands

    Contributor(s):: Tino Johansson

    Human-wildlife conflicts are today an integral part of the rural development discourse. In this research, the main focus is on the spatial explanation which is not a very common approach in the reviewed literature. My research hypothesis is based on the assumption that human-wildlife conflicts...

  4. Healing bonds: Animal assisted interventions with adjudicated male youth

    Contributor(s):: Johnson, Amy, Bruneau, Laura, Blazina, Christopher, Kogan, Lori R.

  5. Knowledge about the penalties imposed people who mistreat animalsConhecimento sobre as penalidades aplicadas as pessoas que maltratam animais

    Contributor(s):: Lima, J. L. A. de, Alves, N. D., Amora, S. S. A., Lima, C. T. A. de, Torres, L. F., Melo, F. da C. S.

    A survey was conducted to determine the knowledge level of penalties for animal cruelty in Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil [date not given]. It was shown that 60% of respondents said they knew animals had legislative protection, while 40% were unaware of this. 18% said they knew some animal...

  6. Animal welfare aspects in cat ownershipTierschutzrelevante Aspekte bei der Katzenhaltung

    Contributor(s):: Hoefer, M.

    A review on the policies, welfare issues, and law on cat ownership in Germany was presented.

  7. Protocol for expert report on animal welfare in case of companion animal cruelty suspicion

    Contributor(s):: Hammerschmidt, J., Molento, C. F. M.

    Animal welfare expert reports may support court decisions when animal abuse or maltreatment is suspected. The objective of this work is to adapt animal welfare assessment protocols to identify companion animal abuse. The proposed protocol includes four indicator categories: nutritional, comfort,...

  8. Recognizing and responding to cases of suspected animal cruelty, abuse, and neglect: what the veterinarian needs to know

    Contributor(s):: Arkow, P.

    The identification of a "battered pets" syndrome, which put the veterinary profession on a parallel footing with its counterparts in human medicine who respond to battered children, women, and elders, expanded the veterinarian's role as an advocate for animals' welfare to include the recognition...

  9. Animal trials

    Contributor(s):: Evans, E. P.

  10. The criminal prosecution and capital punishment of animals

    Contributor(s):: Evans, E. P.

  11. Feb 18 2016

    Harvard Workshop on Animals in Comparative Constitutional Law

    This conference at Harvard's Law School will focus on human-animal studies and animal law.

  12. Feb 18 2016

    Harvard Workshop on Animals in Comparative Constitutional Law

  13. Animal Welfare in Human-Animal Interactions

    Contributor(s):: Myrna Milani

    Just as what comprises acceptable welfare in any people involved in human-animal interactions (HAI) represents an amalgam of multiple components that related to multiple disciplines, what comprises the welfare of the animals involved in these same interactions is...

  14. Protecting Pets

    Contributor(s):: Skarbnik, John H.

  15. How Much Is That Doggie in the Window?

    Contributor(s):: Curriden, Mark

  16. Take Your Dog to Work Day—Everyday

    Contributor(s):: McDonald, James J., Jr.

  17. Helping at-risk youth overcome trauma and substance abuse through animal-assisted therapy

    Contributor(s):: Kelly, Melissa A., Cozzolino, Callandre A.

  18. Prisoners, pups, and PTSD: the grass roots response to veterans with PTSD

    Contributor(s):: Furst, Gennifer

  19. Don't Let Slip the Dogs of War: An Argument for Reclassifying Military Working Dogs as "Canine Members of the Armed Forces"

    Contributor(s):: Michael J. Kranzler

    Dogs have been an integral part of military activities around the world dating back more than two thousand years.  They have fended off invasions and helped bring down one of the world's most notorious terrorist leaders.  Yet under current law, they are afforded nearly the same...

  20. Stray and Owner-Relinquished Animals Statute

    Mandates methods and practices for animal euthanasia in all public and private agencies sheltering stray or owner-relinquished animals. Requires mandatory holding periods and conditions that must be satisfied before any animal is killed. Mandates shelters to develop and follow care, cleaning,...