Public law 110–22
To amend title 18, United States Code, to strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting, and for other purposes.
'Dangerous dogs' on the agenda at the FECAVA congress in Berlin
'The last Kulak' and other stories of post-privatisation life in Chukotka's tundra
| Contributor(s):: Gray, Patty A.
Oct 14 2015
2015 Summit for Urban Animal Strategies
Oct 17 2013
3rd Conference on Global Animal Health
5 Steps for Developing a Courthouse Therapy Dog Program in Your Jurisdiction
A list of steps for court personnel on the process of getting a Courthouse Therapy Dog Program.
Sep 13 2015
6th National Getting 2 Zero Summit & Workshops: Reaching Out to the Community
A cultural journey to the agro-food crisis: policy discourses in the EU
| Contributor(s):: Lopez-i-Gelats, F., Tabara, J. D.
The agro-food domain in Europe is characterized by the appearance of recurrent unwanted surprises. These events, although causing obvious physical consequences, in essence depart from the expectations of the society. We argue that this unstable situation is best understood as an identity crisis...
A forage-based vision of Ontario agriculture
| Contributor(s):: Clark, E. A., Christie, B. R.
The necessity of incorporating societal and environmental concerns into publicly funded agricultural initiatives in research, extension, and practice is increasingly evident. Agriculturalists are urged to acknowledge and respond to societal concerns before an insensitive and largely ill-informed...
A framework for assessing the suitability of different species as companion animals
| Contributor(s):: Schuppli, C. A., Fraser, D.
A method for the economic valuation of animal welfare benefits using a single welfare score
| Contributor(s):: Bennett, R., Kehlbacher, A., Balcombe, K.
A new approach for managing Bovine Tuberculosis: veterinary services' proposed action plan
Bovine tuberculosis (TB) is a serious disease with animal health, public health, and international trade consequences. The cooperative Federal-State-industry effort to eradicate bovine TB from cattle in the United States has made significant progress since the program's inception in 1917....
A scenario analysis on the implementation of a farm animal welfare assessment system
| Contributor(s):: Ingenbleek, P. T. M., Blokhuis, H. J., Butterworth, A., Keeling, L. J.
There have been important developments in the measurement of farm animal welfare in recent years. Measuring animal welfare is one thing, implementing a farm animal welfare assessment system another. The implementation of such a system occurs in an environment that is influenced by economic,...
A universal animal welfare framework for zoos
| Contributor(s):: Kagan, R., Carter, S., Allard, S.
The Detroit Zoological Society's (DZS) Center for Zoo Animal Welfare (CZAW) was created to advance the science and policy of the welfare of exotic nonhuman animals in captivity. This important part of the DZS mission is achieved through assessments of, and research on, the welfare of animals in...
Adaptive ideals and aspirational goals: the utopian ideals and realist constraints of climate change adaptation
| Contributor(s):: Baard, P.
There is a growing need to implement anticipatory climate change adaptation measures, particularly in vulnerable sectors, such as in agriculture. However, setting goals to adapt is wrought with several challenges. This paper discusses two sets of challenges to goals of anticipatory adaptation, of...
Aging service dogs can pose problems
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“Stars and Stripes” has an article about a veteran, Alexis Courneen, whose service dog (Sooner) has, after needing a second surgery, highlighted some of the difficulties that arise with...
Agrarian ideals, sustainability ethics, and US policy: a critique for practitioners
| Contributor(s):: Graffy, E.
Agricultural development and associated environmental and ethical issues in South Asia
| Contributor(s):: Khan, M. A., Shah, S. A. A.
South Asia is one of the most densely populated regions of the world, where despite a slow growth, agriculture remains the backbone of rural economy as it employs one half to over 90 percent of the labor force. Both extensive and intensive policy measures for agriculture development to feed the...
Agricultural practices, ecology and ethics in the Third World
| Contributor(s):: Westra, L. S., Bowen, K. L., Behe, B. K.
The increasing demand for horticultural products for nutritional and economic purposes by lesser developed countries (LDCs) is well documented. Technological demands of the LDCs producing horticultural products are also increasing. Pesticide use is an integral component of most agricultural...
Agriculture in north Africa: sociocultural aspects
| Contributor(s):: Kassas, M.
This paper documents, in the cases of Libya and Egypt, situations that occur in many other nations: conversion of farmlands to nonagricultural uses, exhaustion of nonrenewable water resources, irrigation leading to waterlogging and salinization of agricultural lands and development that does not...