Managing Our Relationship with Free-Roaming Cats in Zoopoland
Contributor(s):: Schaffner, Joan E.
The 3Rs principles and genetic pain disenhancement
Contributor(s):: Camenzind, S., Eggel, M.
Changing Perceptions and Uses of "Companion Animal" Public and Pseudo-Public Spaces in Cities during COVID-19 Pandemic: The Case of Beijing
Contributor(s):: Cai, H. X., Duan, W.
An international perspective on ethics approval in animal behaviour and welfare research
Contributor(s):: Olsson, I. Anna S., Nielsen, Birte L., Camerlink, Irene, Pongrácz, Péter, Golledge, Huw D. R., Chou, Jen-Yun, Ceballos, Maria Camila, Whittaker, Alexandra L.
An Ethics Toolkit to Support Animal-Centered Research and Design
| Contributor(s):: Ruge, L., Mancini, C.
Designers and researchers who work with animals need to employ an array of ethical competencies to guarantee the welfare of animals taking part in animal-centered research. The emerging field of Animal-Computer Interaction (ACI), which deals with the design of animal-centered interactive...
One Health Animal Disaster Management: An Ethics of Care Approach
| Contributor(s):: Anthony, Raymond, De Paula Vieira, Andreia
In this article, we consider the One Health framework for orienting guidance for animal disaster management through an ethics of care approach. While One Health was created at the beginning of the 21st century in response to the persistence of emerging infectious diseases and the view that the...
Conceptualizing Indigenous Human-Animal Relationships in Aotearoa New Zealand: An Ethical Perspective
| Contributor(s):: Woodhouse, J., Carr, A., Liebergreen, N., Anderson, L., Beausoleil, N. J., Zobel, G., King, M.
This article considers the complexity and diversity of ethical concepts and beliefs held by Māori, the indigenous people of Aotearoa New Zealand (hereafter New Zealand), relating to animals. A combination of interviews and focus group discussions were conducted with individuals who identify as...
Rogue elephants in the news: A cultural-discursive study
| Contributor(s):: Granden, Michelle
Kantian ethics and the animal turn. on the contemporary defence of Kant's indirect duty view
| Contributor(s):: Camenzind, S.
Criticism of Kant's position on our moral relationship with animals dates back to the work of Arthur Schopenhauer and Leonard Nelson, but historically Kantian scholars have shown limited interest in the human-animal relationship as such. This situation changed in the mid-1990s with the...
Editorial: Perceptions of Human-Animal Relationships and Their Impacts on Animal Ethics, Law and Research
| Contributor(s):: Pelé, M., Georges, J. Y., Matsuzawa, T., Sueur, C.
2020Front Psychol116312381664-1078 (Print)1664-107810.3389/fpsyg.2020.631238engAnthropo-Lab, ETHICS EA7446, Lille Catholic University, Lille, France.Université de Strasbourg, CNRS, IPHC UMR 7178, Strasbourg, France.Kyoto University Institute for Advanced Study, Kyoto, Japan.Centre...
The Views of the UK Public Towards Routine Neutering of Dogs and Cats
| Contributor(s):: Chanakarn Wongsaengchan, Dorothy E.F. McKeegan
Despite being routinely recommended by veterinarians, neutering of dogs and cats has both positive and negative impacts on animal welfare and is ethically problematic. We examined attitudes of a sample of the UK public towards routine neutering of dogs and cats using a questionnaire....
Human-Animal Interactions in Zoos: What Can Compassionate Conservation, Conservation Welfare and Duty of Care Tell Us about the Ethics of Interacting, and Avoiding Unintended Consequences?
| Contributor(s):: Learmonth, M. J.
Animal Ethical Views and Perception of Animal Pain in Veterinary Students
| Contributor(s):: Anna Valros, Laura Hänninen
Veterinary students face several ethical challenges during their curriculum. We used the Animal Ethics Dilemma to study animal ethical views of Finnish veterinary students, and also asked them to score the level of pain perception in 13 different species. Based on the 218 respondents, the...
Emotions and Ethical Decision-Making in Animal Ethics Committees
| Contributor(s):: Elisabeth Tjärnström, Elin M. Weber, Jan Hultgren, Helena Röcklinsberg
Ethical evaluation of projects involving animal testing is mandatory within the EU and other countries. However, the evaluation process has been subject to criticism, e.g., that the committees are not balanced or democratic enough and that the utilitarian weighting of harm and benefit that is...
The Indignity of Relative Concepts of Animal Dignity: A Qualitative Study of People Working with Nonhuman Animals
| Contributor(s):: Persson, Kirsten, Elger, Bernice Simone, Shaw, David Martin
The Swiss animal welfare legislation is considered to be one of the strictest such laws worldwide. One unique feature is the inclusion of the concept of “dignity of the creature” and, more precisely, animal dignity. We interviewed 19 people from Switzerland and Germany about their concepts of...
Brief Measures of the Animal Attitude Scale
| Contributor(s):: Herzog, Harold, Grayson, Stephanie, McCord, David
There is increasing interest among social and behavioral scientists in brief measures of attitudes and personality traits. Based on factor analysis and using an existing data set (n = 400 adults), we constructed a 5- and a 10-item version of the widely used animal attitude Scale (AAS). Both...
An evolutionary point of view of animal ethics
| Contributor(s):: Criscuolo, François, Sueur, Cédric
The observation that animals may respond to the emotional states of conspecific or even heterospecific individuals is not new. After more than one century, the need to define what exactly non-human animals are able to feel and—from this starting point—rethink the legal status and place of animals...
Singer, Wittgenstein, and Morally Motivating Examples
| Contributor(s):: Ramona Ilea
Peter Singer’s Animal Liberation played a pivotal role in the animal rights movement and the foundation of modern animal ethics. Using an analysis inspired by Wittgenstein’s remarks on ethics, I will analyze the way in which Singer’s book is structured in order to...
Review of Nathan Nobis's Animals & Ethics 101
| Contributor(s):: Bob Fischer
Farm Animal Cognition-Linking Behavior, Welfare and Ethics
| Contributor(s):: Nawroth, C., Langbein, J., Coulon, M., Gabor, V., Oesterwind, S., Benz-Schwarzburg, J., von Borell, E.