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  1. The Responsibility of Veterinarians to Address Companion Animal Obesity

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    | Contributor(s):: Barry S. Kipperman, Alexander J. German

    Obesity is a modern-day epidemic in both people and companion animals. A summary of the current research on the causes, risk factors, consequences, and implications of overweight and obesity, and the compliance of small-animal practitioners in recognizing and addressing pet obesity, is...

  2. Environmental and Animal Defense: PROD

    | Contributor(s):: Almiron, Núria, Faria, Catia

  3. Speaking Up: Veterinary Ethical Responsibilities and Animal Welfare Issues in Everyday Practice

    | Contributor(s):: Elein Hernandez, Anne Fawcett, Emily Brouwer, Jeff Rau, Patricia V Turner

    Although expectations for appropriate animal care are present in most developed countries, significant animal welfare challenges continue to be seen on a regular basis in all areas of veterinary practice. Veterinary ethics is a relatively new area of educational focus but is thought to be...

  4. Veganism and 'The Analytic Question'

    | Contributor(s):: Adam Reid

    The (practical) dilemma I explore in this paper concerns two advocacy-oriented aims which, though not mutually exclusive per se, are nonetheless quite difficult for vegans to jointly satisfy in practice. The first concerns the need for individual vegans to rebuff (by example) certain familiar...

  5. Florida Service Dogs

    Florida Service Dogs, Inc. was founded in February 1999.  We are a small IRS 501c3 approved Florida non-profit corporation.We rely solely on our qualified volunteers and your donations. We do not receive federal, state or grant dollars. Our professionally trained service animals are free to...

  6. Psychiatric Service Dog Partners

    Psychiatric Service Dog Partners (PSDP) works toward its mission by advancing the public information on this website, hosting a private online peer guidance group, holding an annual convention for PSD handlers, fairly advocating for wisely-considered and experience-driven laws and policies,...

  7. Jul 10 2016


    Call for PapersCase studies that show how particular human/animal relationships are pathologised (and their effects)Keynote: Lori Gruen, Professor of Philosophy, Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality...

  8. The role of professionalization regarding female exploitation in the Nonhuman Animal rights movement

    | Contributor(s):: Wrenn, Corey Lee

  9. The Framing of Animal Cruelty by Animal Advocacy Organizations

    | Contributor(s):: Cary Williams

    The purpose of this research project was to explore similarities and differences in framing activity of animal cruelty by animal advocacy organizations and to fill some of the gaps within the current literature. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, Humane Society of the United States, and...

  10. Saint Francis Service Dogs

    SAINT FRANCIS SERVICE DOGS is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to assist children and adults with disabilities become more independent and self-sufficient through partnership with a professionally trained service dog. The organization is also committed to promoting the use and...

  11. The ‘animal-advocacy agenda’: Exploring sociology for non-human animals

    | Contributor(s):: Peggs, Kay

  12. Editor's Introduction

    | Contributor(s):: Renzetti, Claire M.