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Influence of pet ownership on opinions towards the use of animals in biomedical research
Contributor(s):: Hagelin, J., Johansson, B., Hau, J., Carlsson, H. E.
The present study investigated the relationship between pet ownership and opinions on the use of animals in medical research. A questionnaire was answered by 484 schoolteacher students and 156 preschool teacher students from Uppsala University, Sweden [date not given]. Animal use was found to be...
Myths used to legitimize the exploitation of animals: an application of Social Dominance Theory
Contributor(s):: Hyers, L. L.
Social Dominance Theory (SDT) is used as a framework for understanding human attitudes towards the use of animals. According to SDT, people high in Social Dominance Orientation (SDO) prefer a hierarchically stratified society and generate "legitimizing myths" to justify their privileges. To...
Survival of bottlenose dolphin ( Tursiops sp.) calves at a wild dolphin provisioning program, Tangalooma, Australia
Contributor(s):: Neil, D. T., Holmes, B. J.
Mortality of calves born to provisioned mothers is identified in the literature as an issue of concern in dolphin provisioning programs. Wild dolphin provisioning at Tangalooma, Moreton Island, Australia has been occurring since 1992. Each evening, up to eight dolphins are provided with fish in a...
Stakeholder attitudes toward farm animal welfare
Contributor(s):: Heleski, C. R., Mertig, A. G., Zanella, A. J.
We developed a survey to measure attitudes toward farm animal welfare, then targeted two US groups considered highly influential in this area: veterinary college faculty members with large animal/food animal emphasis (VCF) and animal science faculty members (ANS). The survey was conducted via...
Owning a dog and working: a telephone survey of dog owners and employers in Sweden
Contributor(s):: Norling, A. Y., Keeling, L.
Many dog owners are faced with the problem of what to do with their dog when they go to work. Different solutions to the problem may affect dogs, owners, and employers. In this study, 204 working, Swedish dog owners and 90 employers were interviewed by telephone regarding practical issues and...
Animals and the Law: Property, Cruelty, Rights
Contributor(s):: Tannenbaum, Jerrold
Unruly Beasts: Animal Citizens and the Threat of Tyranny
Contributor(s):: Donaldson, Sue, Kymlicka, Will
Stickeen and the moral education of John Muir
Contributor(s):: Limbaugh, Ronald H.
The Chinle Dog Shoots: Federal Governance and Grass-roots Politics in Postwar Navajo Country
Contributor(s):: Johnson Jr, Khalil Anthony
Sacrificing the Sacrifice of Animals: Legal Personhood for Animals, the Status of Animals as Property, and the Presumed Primacy of Humans
Contributor(s):: Bryant, Taimie L.
Standing for Nonhuman Animals: Developing a Guardianship Model from the Dissents in Sierra Club v. Morton
Contributor(s):: Hogan, Marguerite
Living property: a new status for animals within the legal system
Contributor(s):: Favre, David
Ownership and Justice for Animals
Contributor(s):: Cochrane, Alasdair
Increasing our compassion footprint: the Animals’ Manifesto
Contributor(s):: Bekoff, Marc
Wildlife value orientations in the Netherlands. (Special issue. Cross-cultural wildlife value orientations)
Contributor(s):: Jacobs, M. H.
Wildlife value orientations among inhabitants of the Netherlands were explored by conducting semi-structured interviews, and using predefined value orientations that were previously revealed in the United States. Special attention was paid to the existence of mutualism orientations, viewing...
The need and theoretical basis for exploring wildlife value orientations cross-culturally. (Special issue. Cross-cultural wildlife value orientations)
Contributor(s):: Teel, T. L., Manfredo, M. J., Stinchfield, H. M.
Research in the United States suggests wildlife value orientations are changing as part of a broader shift in values. Specifically, a shift from materialist to post-materialist values occurring with modernization is linked to a rise in mutualism orientations, viewing wildlife as capable of...
Scientists' assessment of the impact of housing and management on animal welfare
A total of 22 scientists contributed to a consensus-oriented conceptual framework for assessment of farm animal welfare, addressing priority issues in cattle, pigs, and chickens. They used the Delphi method, in which participants contributed anonymously through e-mail. The framework puts welfare...
Ethics and animal welfare evaluations in South East Asian zoos: a case study of Thailand
Contributor(s):: Agoramoorthy, G., Harrison, B.
Concern for zoo animals is palpable throughout society in many countries in South East Asia. It is important to understand problems of animal welfare in order for zoos to make significant improvement in maintaining high standards. With a case study of 3 zoos in Thailand, this article presents...
Effect of work experience and position in the plow harness on some physiological parameters of horses under field conditions
Contributor(s):: Aguirre, V., Orihuela, A.
Six pairs of horses were studied during 6 consecutive days. One horse in each pair had working experience. The position of the 2 animals in the plough harness was alternated each day. Some physical and physiological parameters were measured at different stages during each work day. A split-plot...
Welfare evaluations of nonhuman animals in selected zoos in the Philippines
Contributor(s):: Almazan, R. R., Rubio, R. P., Agoramoorthy, G.
This study evaluated 3 zoos in the Philippines: the Wildlife Rescue Center and Mini Zoo, Manila Zoological and Botanical Garden, and Cavite Botanical and Zoological Park to determine the standards of nonhuman animal welfare. The study measured and compared the cage sizes of various animals to the...