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  1. "We Want Our Children to Grow Up to See These Animals:" Values and Protected Areas Governance in Canada, Ghana and Tanzania

    Contributor(s):: Robinson, Lance W., Bennett, Nathan, King, Leslie A., Murray, Grant

  2. A study on validity and reliability of on-farm tests to measure human-animal relationship in horses and donkeys

    Contributor(s):: Costa, E. dalla, Dai, F., Murray, L. A. M., Guazzetti, S., Canali, E., Minero, M.

    The development and maintenance of a positive human-horse/donkey relationship is essential in order to decrease accidents and reduce negative states of equine welfare. In many animal species the reaction of animals to humans during specific behavioural tests is influenced by their past...

  3. About mad cows

    Contributor(s):: Brisebarre, Anne-Marie

  4. An ethicist's commentary on unintended consequences of a "downer animal" law

    Contributor(s):: Rollin, Bernard E.

  5. An institutionalized human-animal relationship and the aftermath: the reproductive process of horse-bands and husbandry in Northern Yakutia, Siberia

    Contributor(s):: Takakura, H.

    Horse breeding is well-known to be one of the traditional means of subsistence for the Sakha (Yakut) of Siberia. Existing research, however, lacks clear descriptions of the reproductive process of the horse-bands and the role which herders play in that process. The objective of this paper is to...

  6. Animal abuse and youth violence

    Contributor(s):: Ascione, Frank R.

  7. Animal production and the new social ethic for animals

    Contributor(s):: Rollin, B.

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

    Contributor(s):: Pannella, DanaMarie

  9. 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...

  10. Are scientists right and non-scientists wrong? Reflections on discussions of GM

    Contributor(s):: Deckers, J.

    This paper furthers the understanding of the view that genetic modification (GM) is unnatural, and of the critical response to this view. While many people have been reported to hold the view that GM is unnatural, many policy-makers and their advisors have suggested that the view must be ignored...

  11. 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....

  12. Assessment of the impact of government animal welfare policy on farm animal welfare in the UK

    | Contributor(s):: Bennett, R. M., Broom, D. M., Henson, S. J., Blaney, R. J. P., Harper, G.

    The paper presents the method and findings of a Delphi expert survey to assess the impact of UK government farm animal welfare policy, farm assurance schemes and major food retailer specifications on the welfare of animals on farms. Two case-study livestock production systems are considered,...

  13. Apr 23 2017

    AVMA's Annual Legislative Fly-In

    The AVMA Governmental Relations Division (GRD​) is teaming up with the Student AVMA (SAVMA) to host the 2017 Legislative Fly-in that will bring veterinary students and veterinarians to Washington,...

  14. 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...

  15. 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,...

  16. Comparison of adoption agency breed identification and DNA breed identification of dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Voith, V. L., Ingram, E., Mitsouras, K., Irizarry, K.

    Governmental and other agencies may require dog caregivers (owners) to provide breed identification of their dogs. This study compares breed identification by adoption agencies with identification by DNA analysis in 20 dogs of unknown parentage. Of the 20 dogs who had been adopted from 17...

  17. Confined and sustainable? A critique of recent pastoral policy for reindeer herding in Finnmark, northern Norway

    | Contributor(s):: Marin, Andrei F.

  18. Congress may tighten VA rules for service dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Maze, Rick

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

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

  20. Critters for a Day

    | Contributor(s):: Budd, Kathryn S.