Legal concerns with providing hospice and palliative care
Contributor(s):: Shanan, A., Balasubramanian, V.
Animal protection measures in Taiwan: Taiwanese attitudes toward the animal protection law and animal shelters
Contributor(s):: Weng, H. Y., Kass, P. H., Hart, L. A., Chomel, B. B.
This study used a questionnaire, self-administered by 387 Taiwanese citizens, to assess Taiwanese perception and knowledge of the Animal Protection Law and perception and use of animal shelters. Most respondents (87%) knew that Taiwan has legal protection for animals. A -5 to 5 summary score...
The legal status of cats in New Zealand: a perspective on the welfare of companion, stray, and feral domestic cats ( Felis catus )
Contributor(s):: Farnworth, M. J., Dye, N. G., Keown, N.
Pinpointing and safeguarding the welfare status of domestic cats is problematic, especially in New Zealand where cats are introduced predators with significant impact on indigenous fauna. Usually the identification of welfare status depends on conservational, legal, and public attitudes that are...
Trends in sheltering and welfare at the Hawaiian Humane Society, Oahu, Hawaii
Contributor(s):: McDowell, B., Burns, P., Lepczyk, C. A.
One of the major goals of an animal welfare organization is to reduce the number of homeless, nonhuman animals in a community. In Hawaii, the Hawaiian Humane Society has provided numerous animal welfare services to work toward this goal, such as offering sterilizations and microchipping at...
Willingness to pay: animal welfare and related influencing factors in China
Contributor(s):: Zhao, YingJie, Wu, ShaSha
Personal willingness to pay, an important research aspect on nonhuman animal welfare, is the foundation of animal welfare legislation. As China has no special laws on the issue, it is important to study animal welfare. This article assesses personal willingness to pay for animal welfare in China,...
Improved nonhuman animal welfare is related more to income equality than it is to income
Contributor(s):: Morris, M. C.
The link between nonhuman animal welfare, income, and income inequality (Gini coefficient) was tested using consumption of animal products, laws protecting animals on the farm from the worst abuses, and animals used in experimentation as indicators. Experimentation on all animals and on rodents...
Project ChimpCARE: Evaluating the care, management, and welfare of privately owned chimpanzees in the United States
Contributor(s):: Ross, Stephen R., Vreeman, Vivian M.
In the United States, chimpanzees are one of the only exotic nonhuman animal species found in accredited zoological parks, roadside attractions, and sanctuaries and used as companion animals and performers for television, movies, and advertisements. A lack of any federal legislation and...
The five freedoms of animal welfare are rights
Contributor(s):: McCausland, C.
In this paper I defend a theory of welfare rights for nonhuman animals. I do this by demonstrating that a well-established framework for protecting the interests of farm animals, the 'Five Freedoms of Animal Welfare', is already functioning just as a set of rights. To support this claim I adopt a...
Das Tier in der Rechtsgeschichte
Contributor(s):: Nürmberger, Eva
Animal Trials: A Multidisciplinary Approach
Contributor(s):: Dinzelbacher, Peter
'Not Having God Before his Eyes': Bestiality in Early Modern England
Contributor(s):: Thomas, Courtney
Pet bylaws and posthumanist health promotion: a case study of urban policy
Contributor(s):: Rock, M.
Dog walking enables physical activity and positive social interactions, but uncontrolled dogs as well as dog feces can foster conflict and deter physical activity, for both dog owners and nonowners. This case study shows that previously reported associations with dogs (both positive and negative)...
John Rawls's theory of justice and large-scale land acquisitions: a law and economics analysis of institutional background justice in sub-Saharan Africa
Contributor(s):: Fernandez, L. T. M., Schwarze, J.
During the 2007-2008 global food crisis, the prices of primary foods, in particular, peaked. Subsequently, governments concerned about food security and investors keen to capitalize on profit-maximizing opportunities undertook large-scale land acquisitions (LASLA) in, predominantly, least...
Characteristics of 24 cases of animal hoarding in Spain
Contributor(s):: Calvo, P., Duarte, C., Bowen, J., Bulbena, A., Fatjo, J.
Animal hoarding is considered to be an under-reported problem, which affects the welfare of both people and animals. Few published studies on animal hoarding are available in the scientific literature, particularly outside North America. The present study was designed to obtain data on animal...
Companion Animals, Natural Disasters and the Law: An Australian Perspective
| Contributor(s):: Steven White
This article examines the regulation of companion animal welfare during disasters, with some context provided by two recent major disaster events in Australia. Important general lessons for improved disaster management were identified in subsequent inquiries. However, the interests of companion...
United States v. Stevens: win, loss, or draw for animals?
| Contributor(s):: Cassuto, D. N.
Robert Stevens was indicated for marketing dog-fighting videos in violation of 18 U.S.C. Section 48, a law criminalizing depictions of animals being "intentionally mutilated, tortured, wounded, or killed..." The law aimed principally at "crush videos," but extended to dog-fighting as well....
Toward a theory of justice for animals
| Contributor(s):: Garner, R.
This highly recommended book explores the animal ethics debate from the perspective of Western political thought, offering the reader not only a survey but also the framework for an original interest-based theory of animal rights. Cochrane's operating definition of justice is of limited use, and...
Dimensions of the human-animal bond and evacuation decisions among pet owners during Hurricane Ike
| Contributor(s):: Brackenridge, S., Zottarelli, L. K., Rider, E., Carlsen-Landy, B.
To inspect, to motivate - or to do both? A dilemma for on-farm inspection of animal welfare
| Contributor(s):: Anneberg, I., Vaarst, M., Sandoe, P.
Assessment of stun quality at commercial slaughter in cattle shot with captive bolt
| Contributor(s):: Atkinson, S., Velarde, A., Algers, B.