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...
The Muddled Middle: The Search for Ethical Principles to Regulate the Use of Animals in Research
Contributor(s):: Haynes, Richard P.
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,...
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....
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...
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,”...
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.
Challenges to implementing animal welfare standards in New Zealand
| Contributor(s):: O'Connor, C. E., Bayvel, A. C. D.
Critical control points in the delivery of improved animal welfare
| Contributor(s):: Webster, J.