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  1. Support for animal rights as a function of belief in evolution, religious fundamentalism, and religious denomination

    The present study examined the relationship among religious denomination, fundamentalism, belief about human origins, gender, and support for animal rights. Eighty-two college undergraduates filled out a set of 3 questionnaires: The Religious Fundamentalism Scale (Altemeyer & Hunsberger, 2004),...

  2. "I'm Not an Activist!": Animal Rights vs. Animal Welfare in the Purebred Dog Rescue Movement

  3. "Nothing of the Origin and Destiny of Cats": The Remainder of the Logos

  4. "The Dog in the Lifeboat Revisited": Commentary

  5. 'A very rare and difficult thing': Ecofeminism, attention to animal suffering, and the disappearance of the subject

  6. 'Animal Ethics Dilemma': an interactive learning tool for university and professional training

    'Animal Ethics Dilemma' is a freely available computer-supported learning tool (www.animalethicsdilemma.net or www.aedilemma.net) which has been developed primarily for veterinary undergraduates but is applicable also to students in other fields of animal science. The objectives of the computer...

  7. 'How is Fido?': What the Family's Companion Animal Can Tell You about Risk Assessment and Effective Interventions-If Only You Would Ask! [The How: Practical Applications]

  8. 'Now, it's the lawyers' turn'. Animal rights moves into courts, legislatures

  9. 'Pleasures', 'pains' and animal welfare: toward a natural history of affect

  10. 'The movement is my life': The psychology of animal rights activism

  11. A behavioural comparison of New Zealand White rabbits ( Oryctolagus cuniculus ) housed individually or in pairs in conventional laboratory cages

    Despite their gregarious nature, rabbits used for research are often housed individually due to concerns about aggression and disease transmission. However, conventional laboratory cages restrict movement, and rabbits housed singly in these cages often perform abnormal behaviours, an indication...

  12. A bible for animal activists

  13. A breeding goal to improve the welfare of sheep

    This paper examines the practical and welfare implications of breeding a polled sheep with a short tail, devoid of wool on the head, legs, belly and breech, which has been proposed as a breeding goal (Scobie et al., Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animimal Production 57 (1997) 84-87)....

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

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

  16. A brief note on the effects of novel enrichment on an unwanted behaviour of captive bonobos

    Journal Articles

    Animals in captivity may show undesirable behaviour when they are not sufficiently challenged, making it essential for their well-being to provide daily enrichment to zoo animals. Primates need a regular replacement with novel enrichment objects to prevent them from getting bored and look for...

  17. A brief note on the validation of a system for recording lying behaviour in dairy cows

    Journal Articles

    The duration and frequency of lying behaviour and the time spent standing are behavioural indicators of cow comfort. The objective of this study was to validate a robustly designed datalogger (DL) for recording standing and lying behaviour of cows at pasture. The datalogger consists of an...

  18. A brief report on aggressive interactions within and between groups of domestic turkeys ( Meleagris gallopavo )

    Journal Articles

    Aggressive encounters and injuries due to head pecking seriously threaten the welfare of domestic turkeys and also result in economic waste within the turkey industry. The aim of this study was to investigate whether domestic turkey toms distinguish group members from non-group members and if...

  19. A cage without a view increases stress and impairs cognitive performance in rats

    Journal Articles

    Single housing is believed to be chronically stressful and to have a negative impact on welfare and cognition in rats (Rattus norvegicus). However, single housing does not consistently evoke stress-like responses nor does it consistently impair cognitive performance. In an experiment in which all...

  20. A case control study of on-farm risk factors for tail biting in pigs

    Journal Articles