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  1. Artistic freedom or animal cruelty? Contemporary visual art practice that involves live and deceased animals

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    | Contributor(s):: Coleman, E., Scollen, R., Batorowicz, B., Akenson, D.

    This paper examines a selection of 21st-century international examples of exhibited visual artworks involving live or deceased animals. It seeks to reveal the risks and benefits of unique encounters with animals through art and to consider the ethical implications of artwork deploying animals....

  2. Conserving Wolves by Transforming Them? The Transformative Effects of Technologies of Government in Biodiversity Conservation

    | Contributor(s):: Stokland, Håkon B.

  3. Beijing Dog Politics: Governing Human–Canine Relationships in China

    | Contributor(s):: Jeffreys, Elaine

    This paper uses a governmentality approach to examine the political history of human–canine relationships in the People’s Republic of China, focusing on the evolution of household dog regulations in Beijing. In doing so, it ties the micropolitics of human–canine relations to transformations in...

  4. Food Quality in Lusaka National Park: Tracking Mortality in Black Lechwe Antelopes

    | Contributor(s):: Nyambe, Kenneth, Chama, Lackson, Siachoono, Stanford, Mubemba, Benjamin

    Translocation is one of the fundamental tools in wildlife management but only if appropriately undertaken. In 2009, 30 black lechwe antelopes were suddenly translocated from the State House Habitat (STH) into the newly established Lusaka National Park (LNP). However, within 4 months of being...

  5. Who let the dogs out? Therapy dogs in clinical practice

    | Contributor(s):: Jones, M. G., Rice, S. M., Cotton, S. M.

  6. Establishing a framework to understand the regulation and control of dogs in urban environments: a case study of Melbourne, Australia

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    | Contributor(s):: Simon Bruce Carter

    Background This study examines the effectiveness of animal management from a critical theory perspective, establishing a framework to describe the animal management activities of local government. In creating sustainable cities, local government must critically engage with the management of...

  7. Services for Visually Impaired Adults in Canada

    | Contributor(s):: Magarrell, G.

  8. Environmental Impact and Relative Invasiveness of Free-Roaming Domestic Carnivores—a North American Survey of Governmental Agencies

    | Contributor(s):: Ana Lepe, Valerie Kaplan, Alirio Arreaza, Robert Szpanderfer, David Bristol, M. Scott Sinclair

    A survey of the United States and Canadian governmental agencies investigated the environmental impact and relative invasiveness of free-roaming domestic non-native carnivores—dogs, cats, and ferrets. Agencies represented wildlife, fish, game, natural or environmental resources, parks and...

  9. Post-communist canine: a feminist approach to women and dogs in canine performance sports in Poland

    | Contributor(s):: Wlodarczyk, J.

    The article attempts to present the complexity of relationships between women, capitalism, democracy, and competitive dog training in post-communist Poland. The article documents the correlation between increased involvement of women in competitive canine sports in Poland after 1989, changes in...

  10. Pets in the context of disaster: challenges of (de)protectionAnimais de estimacao em contexto de desastres: desafios de (des)protecao

    | Contributor(s):: Antonio, L. S., Valencio, N. F. L. da S.

    Immeasurable social-environmental damage and losses occur in catastrophic disasters related to hydro meteorological events. Some of them have prominence to the authorities who work in the emergency context and others do not. In Brazil, in general, animals seriously affected in these disasters...

  11. Changing human-animal relationships in sport: an analysis of the UK and Australian horse racing whips debates

    | Contributor(s):: Graham, R., McManus, P.

    Changing social values and new technologies have contributed to increasing media attention and debate about the acceptable use of animals in sport. This paper focuses on the use of the whip in thoroughbred horse racing. Those who defend its use argue it is a necessary tool needed for safety,...

  12. Litigation and legislation. At your service

    | Contributor(s):: Jerrold, L.

  13. State Policies on Service Dogs for Military Veterans

    | Contributor(s):: Reed, J. B.

  14. Social Work, Animal-Assisted Therapies and Ethical Considerations: A Programme Example from Central Queensland, Australia

    | Contributor(s):: Taylor, Nik, Fraser, Heather, Signal, Tania, Prentice, Kathy

  15. Animals and Property: The Violation of Soldiers' Rights to Strays in Iraq

    | Contributor(s):: Pannella, DanaMarie

  16. Placing community self-governance: Building materialities, nuisance noise and neighbouring in self-governing communities

    | Contributor(s):: Power, Emma R.

  17. Congress may tighten VA rules for service dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Maze, Rick

  18. ANIMALS Dangerous Dog Control: Limit Liability of Local Governments

    The Act limits the responsibilities of local governments in regulating dangerous dogs. Changes to definitions make identification of dangerous dogs and potentially dangerous dogs easier. The Act places on dog owners the duty to register dogs annually, and to notify local officials if they move to...

  19. Do Formal Inspections Ensure that British Zoos Meet and Improve on Minimum Animal Welfare Standards?

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    | Contributor(s):: Chris Draper, William Browne, Stephen Harris

    We analysed two consecutive inspection reports for each of 136 British zoos made by government-appointed inspectors between 2005 and 2011 to assess how well British zoos were complying with minimum animal welfare standards; median interval between inspections was 1,107 days. There was no...

  20. About mad cows

    | Contributor(s):: Brisebarre, Anne-Marie