Are Illegal Direct Actions by Animal Rights Activists Ethically Vigilante?
| Contributor(s):: Michael P. Allen, Erica von Essen
Constructed as terrorist, illegal direct actions by animal rights activists have become the subject of draconian law enforcement measures in the US and UK. Some scholars respond to this phenomenon by interpreting such actions to protect vulnerable animals not as terrorist but civilly...
Oct 13 2017
25th Annual Animal Law Conference
Antimony: The Use, Rights, and Regulation of Laboratory Animals
| Contributor(s):: Brenda L. Thomas
'In recent years, the problem, plight, and philosophy behind the use of animals in laboratories, schools, and industries has caused many to formulate an opinion on animal experimentation. It is simple to postulate a Monday morning quarterback philosophy - merely weigh the...
Integrating Animal Interest Into Our Legal System
| Contributor(s):: David Favre
In the summer of 1990, the first March for the Animals in Washington, D.C. ("March") took place. The first of its kind national event attracted thousands of people interested in animal issues. The March was from the back of the White House to the steps of the Capitol Building. As we...
Dogfighters on the Run: The HSUS Spurs Police Crackdown
| Contributor(s):: The Humane Society Of The United States
How can anyone derive satisfaction from watching two dogs tear each other apart? How can anyone sit for hours, not only watching but cheering every wound, every broken leg or mangled eye?We can only guess the answers to such questions. What we do know is that every weekend, hundreds of men,...
Animals and the Law: Property, Cruelty, Rights
| Contributor(s):: Tannenbaum, Jerrold
Standing for Nonhuman Animals: Developing a Guardianship Model from the Dissents in Sierra Club v. Morton
| Contributor(s):: Hogan, Marguerite
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,...
A brief history of animal law, Part I (1972-1987)
| Contributor(s):: Tischler, J.
A brief history of animal law, Part II (1985-2011)
Abuse to animals and sanctions in the light of prevention
| Contributor(s):: Vetter, S., Ozsvari, L., Visnyei, L.
Cruelty towards domestic cats
| Contributor(s):: Siqueira, A. de, Cassiano, F. C., Maioka, P. C.
Dog fighting: a basic overview
| Contributor(s):: Destreza, K.
Non-accidental injuries found in necropsies of domestic cats: a review of 191 cases
| Contributor(s):: Siqueira, A. de, Cassiano, F. C., Landi, M. F. de A., Marlet, E. F., Maiorka, P. C.
The biopolitics of animal being and welfare: dog control and care in the UK and India
| Contributor(s):: Krithika, Srinivasan
A review of the welfare consequences of surgical castration in piglets and the evaluation of non-surgical methods
| Contributor(s):: Prunier, A., Bonneau, M., Borell, E. H. von, Cinotti, S., Gunn, M., Fredriksen, B., Giersing, M., Morton, D. B., Tuyttens, F. A. M., Velarde, A.
Assessing pig welfare at stunning in Swedish commercial abattoirs using CO<sub>2</sub> group-stun methods
| Contributor(s):: Atkinson, S., Velarde, A., Llonch, P., Algers, B.