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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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,...

  5. A brief history of animal law, Part I (1972-1987)

    Contributor(s):: Tischler, J.

  6. A brief history of animal law, Part II (1985-2011)

    Contributor(s):: Tischler, J.

  7. Abuse to animals and sanctions in the light of prevention

    Contributor(s):: Vetter, S., Ozsvari, L., Visnyei, L.

  8. Cruelty towards domestic cats

    Contributor(s):: Siqueira, A. de, Cassiano, F. C., Maioka, P. C.

  9. Dog fighting: a basic overview

    Contributor(s):: Destreza, K.

  10. 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.

  11. The biopolitics of animal being and welfare: dog control and care in the UK and India

    Contributor(s):: Krithika, Srinivasan

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. Can the law help us to tackle genetic diseases that affect the welfare of dogs?

    Contributor(s):: Boissevain, I.

  15. Challenges to implementing animal welfare standards in New Zealand

    Contributor(s):: O'Connor, C. E., Bayvel, A. C. D.

  16. Critical control points in the delivery of improved animal welfare

    Contributor(s):: Webster, J.

  17. Government regulations of Shechita (Jewish religious slaughter) in the twenty-first century: are they ethical?

    Contributor(s):: Zivotofsky, A. Z.

  18. How can economists help to improve animal welfare?

    Contributor(s):: Christensen, T., Lawrence, A., Lund, M., Stott, A., Sandoe, P.

  19. Exclusion by inclusion? On difficulties with regard to an effective ethical assessment of patenting in the field of agricultural bio-technology

    Contributor(s):: Baumgartner, C.

    In order to take ethical considerations of patenting biological material into account, the so-called "ordre public or morality clause" was implemented as Article 6 in the EC directive on the legal protection of biotechnological inventions, 98/44/EC. At first glance, this seems to provide a...

  20. Special Issue: Animal welfare in a broad perspective. Papers from the Nordic Network of Agriculture and Food Ethics. (Special Issue: Animal welfare in a broad perspective. Papers from the Nordic Network of Agriculture and Food Ethics.)

    Contributor(s):: Rocklinsberg, H., Gjerris, M.

    This special issue is a compilation of articles from dispersed research groups and individual PhD students which focus on interdisciplinary works on animal welfare involved in Nordic agri-aquaculture field and food ethics. Topics discussed are: how to consider the value of farm animals in...