Paws for Progress: The development and evaluation of the first prison based dog training programme in the UK
| Contributor(s):: Rebecca Jean Leonardi
The most common type of human animal interaction (HAI) programme used in prisons involves prisoners caring for and training unwanted dogs from rescue shelters, to prepare the dogs for rehoming. Such programmes have been previously developed specifically aimed towards male young offenders, and...
The disturbing correlation between youth violence and animal cruelty
| Contributor(s):: Sarah A. Matthews
In examining juvenile crime and violence, there appears to be a correlation between this violence and the crime of animal cruelty. To assist in supporting this hypothesis, as a society we can study and see that there is a known correlation between violent adult offenders and previous charges of...
Veterinarians and Their Perception of the Treatment of Animal Abuse Cases in the Criminal Justice System
| Contributor(s):: Dustin A. Richardson
Americans love their companion animals. In 2015, nearly two-thirds (65%) of all households in the U.S. housed at least one pet (APPA, n.d.). This love does not translate to policy, however, as many animals are left defenseless. Interestingly, the Animal Legal Defense Fund (2016) has ranked...
The human-animal relationship in context of the juvenile and criminal justice systems
| Contributor(s):: Phillips, Allie, Fine, Aubrey H.
Vulnerable Victims: Increasing Animal Cruelty Sentences to Reflect Society's Understanding of the Value of Animal Lives
| Contributor(s):: Boyd, Megan E., Lamparello, Adam
Oct 27 2014
Courthouse Dogs Conference
Colorado Alliance for Cruelty Prevention: Safe Pets, Safe Families, Safe Communities
| Contributor(s):: Mickish, Janet, Schoen, Kathleen