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  1. A brief history of animal law, Part I (1972-1987)

    Contributor(s):: Tischler, J.

  2. A brief history of animal law, Part II (1985-2011)

    Contributor(s):: Tischler, J.

  3. A pilot investigation of possible positive system descriptors in finishing pigs

    Contributor(s):: Mullan, S., Edwards, S. A., Butterworth, A., Whay, H. R., Main, D. C. J.

    In this study, pig producers were identified whose practices exceeded the basic legal requirements and government recommendations for pig welfare. This novel approach was part of a larger project investigating the feasibility and benefits of the inclusion of some animalbased welfare outcome...

  4. A review of the welfare consequences of surgical castration in piglets and the evaluation of non-surgical methods

    Contributor(s):: Prunier, A., Bonneau, M., Borell, E. H. von, Cinotti, S., Gunn, M., Fredriksen, B., Giersing, M., Morton, D. B., Tuyttens, F. A. M., Velarde, A.

  5. Abuse to animals and sanctions in the light of prevention

    Contributor(s):: Vetter, S., Ozsvari, L., Visnyei, L.

  6. An evaluation on aggressive behaviours of pet animals in Turkey

    Contributor(s):: Yigit, A., Turkmenoglu, E.

  7. Animal protection measures in Taiwan: Taiwanese attitudes toward the animal protection law and animal shelters

    Contributor(s):: Weng, H. Y., Kass, P. H., Hart, L. A., Chomel, B. B.

    This study used a questionnaire, self-administered by 387 Taiwanese citizens, to assess Taiwanese perception and knowledge of the Animal Protection Law and perception and use of animal shelters. Most respondents (87%) knew that Taiwan has legal protection for animals. A -5 to 5 summary score...

  8. Assessing pig welfare at stunning in Swedish commercial abattoirs using CO<sub>2</sub> group-stun methods

    Contributor(s):: Atkinson, S., Velarde, A., Llonch, P., Algers, B.

  9. Attitudes of Turkish veterinarians towards animal welfare

    Contributor(s):: Sabuncuoglu, N., Coban, O.

    A survey was carried out to examine the attitudes of Turkish veterinarians towards animal welfare issues. The email questionnaire consisted of three sections of statements with a five-point Likert scale for choices of answer. The first section included statements examining the attitudes of...

  10. Can the law help us to tackle genetic diseases that affect the welfare of dogs?

    Contributor(s):: Boissevain, I.

  11. Challenges to implementing animal welfare standards in New Zealand

    Contributor(s):: O'Connor, C. E., Bayvel, A. C. D.

  12. Compromised health and welfare of bears farmed for bile in China

    Contributor(s):: Loeffler, I. K., Robinson, J., Cochrane, G.

    The practice of farming bears for bile extraction is legal in China and involves an estimated 10,000 to 12,000 animals, primarily Asiatic black bears (Ursus thibetanus). This study outlines the compromises to health and welfare suffered by bears on bile farms and is based on the results of visits...

  13. Critical control points in the delivery of improved animal welfare

    Contributor(s):: Webster, J.

  14. Cruelty towards domestic cats

    Contributor(s):: Siqueira, A. de, Cassiano, F. C., Maioka, P. C.

  15. Dog fighting: a basic overview

    Contributor(s):: Destreza, K.

  16. Effects of space allowance on the welfare of dry sows kept in dynamic groups and fed with an electronic sow feeder

    Contributor(s):: Remience, V., Wavreille, J., Canart, B., Meunier-Salaun, M. C., Prunier, A., Bartiaux-Thill, N., Nicks, B., Vandenheede, M.

    The minimal legal space allowance for grouped pregnant sows in the EU is 2.25 m2/sow. The effect of higher space per animal on agonistic behaviour and social stress of animals living in dynamic groups is not known. Two groups of 34 pregnant Belgian Landrace sows were housed in two pens of...

  17. Ethology applied to animal ethics. (Special Issue: Animal suffering and welfare.)

    Contributor(s):: Wurbel, H.

    According to modern animal welfare legislation, animals should be protected from suffering and lasting harm not for the benefit of us humans as in earlier anthropocentric conceptions, but in their own interest. The driving force behind animal protection is our empathy with animals which triggers...

  18. European approaches to ensure good animal welfare. (Special Issue: Farm animal welfare since the Brambell report.)

    Contributor(s):: Veissier, I., Butterworth, A., Bock, B., Roe, E.

    Conventions to protect domestic animals during transport, farming and slaughter were established by the Council of Europe and approved by many European states. Conventions are followed by recommendations that specify how the general principles of conventions apply for the different species. The...

  19. Exclusion by inclusion? On difficulties with regard to an effective ethical assessment of patenting in the field of agricultural bio-technology

    Contributor(s):: Baumgartner, C.

    In order to take ethical considerations of patenting biological material into account, the so-called "ordre public or morality clause" was implemented as Article 6 in the EC directive on the legal protection of biotechnological inventions, 98/44/EC. At first glance, this seems to provide a...

  20. Food law, ethics, and food safety regulation: roles, justifications, and expected limits

    Contributor(s):: Sperling, D.

    Recent food emergencies throughout the world have raised some serious ethical and legal concerns for nations and health organizations. While the legal regulations addressing food risks and foodborne illnesses are considerably varied and variously effective, less is known about the ethical...