An ethicist's commentary on client financial status and treatment
Contributor(s):: Rollin, B. E.
An ethicist's commentary on how the veterinarian should deal with an injured, unowned dog
An ethicist's commentary on the case of the financially stressed client
An ethicist's commentary on veterinarians treating unowned animals and euthanizing unwanted animals
Animal hoarding in Victoria, Australia: an exploratory study
Contributor(s):: Ockenden, E. M., Groef, B. de, Marston, L.
Animal hoarding not only presents significant welfare issues for the animals involved, but also for the hoarders and people in the surrounding community. Existing studies on the issue have primarily been undertaken in the USA and little is known about animal hoarding in other countries, including...
Contributor(s):: Ravn, Karen
Captive bears in human-animal welfare conflict: a case study of bile extraction on Asia's bear farms
Contributor(s):: Kikuchi, R.
Characterization of injuries caused by dogs and cats to humans in the municipality of Jaboticabal, Sao Paulo, between the years 2000 and 2009
Contributor(s):: Frias, D. F. R., Nunes, J. O. R., Carvalho, A. A. B.
Comparison of strength of the human-animal bond between Hispanic and non-Hispanic owners of pet dogs and cats
Contributor(s):: Schoenfeld-Tacher, R., Kogan, L. R., Wright, M. L.
Objective - To assess differences in strength of the human-animal bond between Hispanic and non-Hispanic owners and determine whether these variations were associated with differences in medical care for pets. Design - Survey. Sample Population - 419 pet owners presenting a dog or cat for...
Cost-description of a pilot parenteral vaccination campaign against rabies in dogs in N'Djamena, Chad
| Contributor(s):: Kayali, U., Mindekem, R., Hutton, G., Ndoutamia, A. G., Zinsstag, J.
In the discussion about policies and strategies for rabies prevention in developing countries, intervention costs arise as a major issue. In a pilot mass vaccination campaign against rabies in N'Djaména, Chad, 3000 dogs were vaccinated. We assessed vaccination coverage and cost,...
Education for change
| Contributor(s):: Winne, M.
The author uses two publications, Fighting Poverty in the US and Europe (Alesina and Glaeser) and Poetry magazine, to underscore the important role that educational institutions play in developing a person's political philosophy and imagination. European nations, for instance, have better funded...
Food health policies and ethics: lay perspectives on functional foods. (Special issue: Ethics as a dimension of agrifood policy: selected papers from the 4th Congress of the European Society for Agricultural and Food Ethics)
| Contributor(s):: Holm, L.
Functional foods are a challenge to food health policies, since they question central ideas in the way that food health policies have been developed over the last decades. Driven by market actors instead of public authorities and focusing on the role of single foods and single constituents in...
Food supply chain governance and public health externalities: upstream policy interventions and the UK State. (Special issue: Food and the public's health)
| Contributor(s):: Barling, D.
Contemporary food supply chains are generating externalities with high economic and social costs, notably in public health terms through the rise in diet-related non-communicable disease. The UK State is developing policy strategies to tackle these public health problems alongside...
Health Benefits and Health Cost Savings Due to Pets: Preliminary Estimates from an Australian National Survey
| Contributor(s):: Headey, Bruce
Health benefits of animal-assisted interventions
| Contributor(s):: Morrison, M. L.
Health Technology Assessment as a template for assessments in laboratory animal science with a focus on phenotyping protocols
| Contributor(s):: Thon, R., Ritskes-Hoitinga, M., Vondeling, H.
This study introduces Health Technology Assessment (HTA) - a systematic, evidence-based, multidisciplinary approach to assessing human health technologies, aimed at supporting decision-making in health policy and clinical practice - into laboratory animal science. A conceptual presentation is...
Noncompliance with Public Health Service (PHS) policy on humane care and use of laboratory animals: an exploratory analysis
| Contributor(s):: Gomez, L. M., Conlee, K. M., Stephens, M. L.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is a major biomedical research-funding body in the United States. Approximately 40% of NIH-funded research involves experimentation on nonhuman animals (Monastersky, 200811. Monastersky, R. 2008, April 18. Protesters fail to slow animal research. The...
Public health, ethics, and functional foods. (Special issue: Food and the public's health)
| Contributor(s):: Schroeder, D.
Functional foods aim to provide a positive impact on health and well-being beyond their nutritive content. As such, they are likely candidates to enhance the public health official's tool kit. Or are they? Although a very small number of functional foods (e.g., phytosterol-enriched margarine)...
Regulating functional foods in the European Union: informed choice versus consumer protection? (Special issue: Ethics as a dimension of agrifood policy: selected papers from the 4th Congress of the European Society for Agricultural and Food Ethics)
| Contributor(s):: Klompenhouwer, T., Belt, H. van den
This paper reviews the experiences of the Netherlands and the UK with their attempts at self-regulation in order to judge the merits and weaknesses of the newly proposed European regulation for functional foods. It is indicated that a new EU regulation covering health claims and other claims on...