Legal Culture Relating to Animals: A Comparison Between Japan and Europe
Contributor(s):: Hitoshi Aoki
This paper is a translated English version of Hitoshi Aoki's "Legal Culture on Animals - from the Viewpoint of Japan and Europe Comparison", which was brought up in "Quarterly Tohoku Studies No. 9 (Fall 2006)".
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...
The legal status of cats in New Zealand: a perspective on the welfare of companion, stray, and feral domestic cats ( Felis catus )
Contributor(s):: Farnworth, M. J., Dye, N. G., Keown, N.
Pinpointing and safeguarding the welfare status of domestic cats is problematic, especially in New Zealand where cats are introduced predators with significant impact on indigenous fauna. Usually the identification of welfare status depends on conservational, legal, and public attitudes that are...
Trends in sheltering and welfare at the Hawaiian Humane Society, Oahu, Hawaii
Contributor(s):: McDowell, B., Burns, P., Lepczyk, C. A.
One of the major goals of an animal welfare organization is to reduce the number of homeless, nonhuman animals in a community. In Hawaii, the Hawaiian Humane Society has provided numerous animal welfare services to work toward this goal, such as offering sterilizations and microchipping at...
Willingness to pay: animal welfare and related influencing factors in China
Contributor(s):: Zhao, YingJie, Wu, ShaSha
Personal willingness to pay, an important research aspect on nonhuman animal welfare, is the foundation of animal welfare legislation. As China has no special laws on the issue, it is important to study animal welfare. This article assesses personal willingness to pay for animal welfare in China,...
'Not Having God Before his Eyes': Bestiality in Early Modern England
Contributor(s):: Thomas, Courtney
Animal Law Resource Center
The Animal Law Resource Center provides access to legislation and legal matters pertaining to animals and the law. Information concerning animal cruelty, animal control, laboratory animal welfare, wildlife management and other issues related to animals in our society are included in this site....
Man's Best Friend: Property or Family Member - An Examination of the Legal Classification of Companion Animals and Its Impact on Damages Recoverable for Their Wrongful Death or Injury
Contributor(s):: William C. Root
In the United States, there is nearly one pet for every two Americans. Further, approximately 124 million dogs and cats live in American households. In one study, forty-five percent of dog owners reported that they take their pets on vacation. Another recent survey revealed that more than half of...
A brief history of animal law, Part I (1972-1987)
Contributor(s):: Tischler, J.
A brief history of animal law, Part II (1985-2011)
Abuse to animals and sanctions in the light of prevention
Contributor(s):: Vetter, S., Ozsvari, L., Visnyei, L.
Cruelty towards domestic cats
Contributor(s):: Siqueira, A. de, Cassiano, F. C., Maioka, P. C.
Dog fighting: a basic overview
Contributor(s):: Destreza, K.
Non-accidental injuries found in necropsies of domestic cats: a review of 191 cases
Contributor(s):: Siqueira, A. de, Cassiano, F. C., Landi, M. F. de A., Marlet, E. F., Maiorka, P. C.
The biopolitics of animal being and welfare: dog control and care in the UK and India
| Contributor(s):: Krithika, Srinivasan
The UK is widely regarded as a nation committed to animal welfare. On the other hand, the precarious lives of India’s stray dogs have attracted a considerable amount of international animal activist attention, and raised questions about the nation’s indifference to these animals....
Using dogs for emotional support of testifying victims of crime
| Contributor(s):: Marianne Dellinger
Courts and prosecutorial offices around the nation have started using service dogs to support emotionally frail child witnesses who are unwilling to testify but for the calming presence of a dog. Proponents claim that this new type of therapeutic jurisprudence helps bring criminal defendants to...
The Golden Retriever Rule: Alaska's Identity Privilege for Animal Adoption Agencies and for Adoptive Animal Owners
| Contributor(s):: John J. Tiemessen, Jason A. Weiner
In this Comment, the authors examine recent national and Alaskan developments regarding a limited testimonial privilege for animal adoption agencies and adoptive owners. Unlike most testimonial privileges, this new privilege did not exist at common law and has only a limited foundation in...
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.
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.
Can the law help us to tackle genetic diseases that affect the welfare of dogs?
| Contributor(s):: Boissevain, I.