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  1. To inspect, to motivate - or to do both? A dilemma for on-farm inspection of animal welfare

    Contributor(s):: Anneberg, I., Vaarst, M., Sandoe, P.

  2. Toward a theory of justice for animals

    Contributor(s):: Garner, R.

    This highly recommended book explores the animal ethics debate from the perspective of Western political thought, offering the reader not only a survey but also the framework for an original interest-based theory of animal rights. Cochrane's operating definition of justice is of limited use, and...

  3. United States v. Stevens: win, loss, or draw for animals?

    Contributor(s):: Cassuto, D. N.

    Robert Stevens was indicated for marketing dog-fighting videos in violation of 18 U.S.C. Section 48, a law criminalizing depictions of animals being "intentionally mutilated, tortured, wounded, or killed..." The law aimed principally at "crush videos," but extended to dog-fighting as well....

  4. Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress and the Fair Market Value Approach in Wisconsin: The Case for Extending Tort Protection to Companion Animals and Their Owners

    Contributor(s):: Pintar, Janice M.

  5. Defining human: Species, sanity, and legal subjecthood

    Contributor(s):: Weller, Kris

  6. Human-dolphin encounter spaces: A qualitative investigation of the geographies and ethics of swim-with-the-dolphins programs

    Contributor(s):: Stewart, Kristin L.

  7. Prosecutorial discretion and the social construction of animal cruelty: How cruel is "cruel"?

    Contributor(s):: Muehlenbeck, Kerry Lynn

  8. Prosecutorial decision making in the face of changing norms: An exploratory study of animal cruelty prosecution in New York

    Contributor(s):: Kordzek, Andrea L.

  9. Nov 26 2013

    2013 Large Animal Technicians' Clinical Conference

    Are you up to date with the latest Dairy Cow Reproduction programmes? Do you feel confident in using the heifer weighing scheme? Do you understand clearly how the Code of Conduct, and Scope of...


  10. How to Give the Dog a Home: Using Mediation to Solve Companion Animal Custody Disputes

    Contributor(s):: Emily Franklin

    The article presents information on the domestication of dogs with respect to the resolution of the custody disputes of the animals and the method of mediation for the solving the disputes of companion animals in the U.S. Companion animals are considered as the essential part of the family in the...

  11. No Cracks in the Wall: The Standing Barrier and the Need for Restructuring Animal Protection Laws

    Contributor(s):: Kristen Stuber Snyder

    American society's perception of animals has come a long way since the country was founded over 200 years ago. However, the court system has been slow to evolve along with these views, and the standing requirement maintains a barrier for those wishing to enforce protection through litigation....

  12. Oct 17 2013

    3rd Conference on Global Animal Health

    Developing Global Animal Health Products to Support Food Security and SustainabilityVeterinary medicinal products play a key role in promoting animal health. This 3rd Conference on Global Animal...


  13. Oct 17 2013

    United States Animal Health Association 117th Annual Meeting

    About the 2013 Annual MeetingMake plans to attend the 117th USAHA / 56th AAVLD Annual Meeting in San Diego, California at the friendly Town and Country Hotel. Join 1200 colleages in addressing the...


  14. Oct 16 2013

    TOPRA Annual Veterinary Medicines Symposium 2013

    AimThis key event on the Calendar of Veterinary Regulatory Affairs brings together representatives of industry and regulatory authorities to discuss and understand today’s regulatory requirements,...


  15. All the lizards stand and say "Yes Yes Yes" : the element of play in legal actions against animals and inanimate objects

    Contributor(s):: Anna Pervukhin

    Legal actions against non-humans (whether animals or objects) were once widespread. They were viewed seriously and undoubtedly served important social functions. This article considers the possibility that some of these actions may have been playful as well. Certain aspects of legal actions...

  16. Condo pet policies and the Fair Housing Act: Dubois v. Association of Apartment Owners

    Contributor(s):: Roger Bernhardt

    This article discusses a Ninth Circuit case where plaintiffs unsuccessfully claimed violation of the Fair Housing Act because the homeowners association had never refused to make the requested accommodation.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

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

    Contributor(s):: Boissevain, I.

  20. Challenges to implementing animal welfare standards in New Zealand

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