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  1. Going the Way of the Dodo: De-Extinction, Dualisms, and Reframing Conservation

    Contributor(s):: Alejandro E. Camacho

    De-extinction, a suite of selective breeding or biotechnological processes for reviving and releasing into the environment members or facsimiles of an extinct species, has been the subject of a recent surge of analysis in popular, scientific, and legal literature. Yet de-extinction raises more...

  2. The Muddled Middle: The Search for Ethical Principles to Regulate the Use of Animals in Research

    Contributor(s):: Haynes, Richard P.

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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,...

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

    Contributor(s):: Tischler, J.

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

    Contributor(s):: Tischler, J.

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

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

  10. Cruelty towards domestic cats

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

  11. Dog fighting: a basic overview

    Contributor(s):: Destreza, K.

  12. 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.

  13. The biopolitics of animal being and welfare: dog control and care in the UK and India

    Contributor(s):: Krithika, Srinivasan

  14. Different Endings: Lethal Injection, Animal Euthanasia, Humane Slaughter, and Unregulated Slaugter

    Contributor(s):: Jeff Welty

    This Article compares the laws and regulations that govern the termination of life in several contexts: lethal injection of condemned inmates; the euthanasia of companion animals; the slaughter of farmed animals covered by the Humane Methods of Slaughter Act; and the slaughter of farmed and other...

  15. Recent Cases on the Use of Facility Dogs by Witnesses while Testifying

    Contributor(s):: John Ensminger

    To make children and other vulnerable witnesses comfortable while testifying, courts are increasingly permitting them to be accompanied by specially trained dogs while on the witness stand. Some recent cases are analyzed here. At present, the preferred term for such a dog is “facility dog,”...

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

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

    Contributor(s):: Boissevain, I.

  19. Challenges to implementing animal welfare standards in New Zealand

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

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

    Contributor(s):: Webster, J.