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  1. The Views of the UK Public Towards Routine Neutering of Dogs and Cats

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    | Contributor(s):: Chanakarn Wongsaengchan, Dorothy E.F. McKeegan

    Despite being routinely recommended by veterinarians, neutering of dogs and cats has both positive and negative impacts on animal welfare and is ethically problematic. We examined attitudes of a sample of the UK public towards routine neutering of dogs and cats using a questionnaire....

  2. Animal Ethical Views and Perception of Animal Pain in Veterinary Students

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    | Contributor(s):: Anna Valros, Laura Hänninen

    Veterinary students face several ethical challenges during their curriculum. We used the Animal Ethics Dilemma to study animal ethical views of Finnish veterinary students, and also asked them to score the level of pain perception in 13 different species. Based on the 218 respondents, the...

  3. Emotions and Ethical Decision-Making in Animal Ethics Committees

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    | Contributor(s):: Elisabeth Tjärnström, Elin M. Weber, Jan Hultgren, Helena Röcklinsberg

    Ethical evaluation of projects involving animal testing is mandatory within the EU and other countries. However, the evaluation process has been subject to criticism, e.g., that the committees are not balanced or democratic enough and that the utilitarian weighting of harm and benefit that is...

  4. Singer, Wittgenstein, and Morally Motivating Examples

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    | Contributor(s):: Ramona Ilea

    Peter Singer’s Animal Liberation played a pivotal role in the animal rights movement and the foundation of modern animal ethics. Using an analysis inspired by Wittgenstein’s remarks on ethics, I will analyze the way in which Singer’s book is structured in order to...

  5. Review of Nathan Nobis's Animals & Ethics 101

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    | Contributor(s):: Bob Fischer

  6. Farm Animal Cognition-Linking Behavior, Welfare and Ethics

    | Contributor(s):: Nawroth, C., Langbein, J., Coulon, M., Gabor, V., Oesterwind, S., Benz-Schwarzburg, J., von Borell, E.

  7. Dilemmas for Natural Living Concepts of Zoo Animal Welfare

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    | Contributor(s):: Learmonth, M. J.

  8. We Are All Noah: Tom Regan's Olive Branch to Religious Animal Ethics

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    | Contributor(s):: Matthew C. Halteman

    For the past thirty years, Tom Regan has bucked the trend among secular animal rights philosophers and spoken patiently and persistently to the best angels of religious ethics in a stream of publications that enjoins religious scholars, clergy, and lay people alike to rediscover the resources...

  9. Is a "Good Death" at the Time of Animal Slaughter an Essentially Contested Concept?

    | Contributor(s):: Qurat ulAin, Terry L. Whiting

    The question of how to kill animals for food has persisted unresolved in the Anglo-American and European social and political discourse for more than a century. Scientific informed narrative has been directed at “documenting” the experience of the slaughtered animal in the last few...

  10. Veterinarians' role in clients' decision-making regarding seriously ill companion animal patients

    | Contributor(s):: Christiansen, S. B., Kristensen, A. T., Lassen, J., Sandoe, P.

  11. This is God's Cat: On Ethics of Companion Species in Life of Pi

    | Contributor(s):: Tzu Yi Chien

    The thesis aims to rethink an ethical relationship between humans and animals that is separated from the anthropocentric stance in the Western philosophical traditions. Reading Yann Martel’s Life of Pi in light of the ethics of companion species in Donna Haraway’s The Companion...

  12. Traveling third class: regulating the transport of farm animals in Canada

    | Contributor(s):: Michelle Nelson-Barrett

    This thesis explores the ways that stakeholder's in the animal industries attempt to guide animal welfare policy outcomes, based on the case study of the debate currently taking place in Canada around proposed amendments to the Health of Animals Regulations, which governs humane transport....

  13. An Interview with Sue Donaldson and Will Kymlicka

    | Contributor(s):: Taylor, Angus

  14. Bias During the Evaluation of Animal Studies?

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    | Contributor(s):: Andrew Knight

    My recent book entitled The Costs and Benefits of Animal Experiments seeks to answer a key question within animal ethics, namely: is animal experimentation ethically justifiable? Or, more precisely, is it justifiable within the utilitarian cost:benefit framework that...

  15. Viewing Non-Human Animals Morally: How Should we Approach our Relationship with Non-Human Animals and what are Potential Policy Changes we can Make?

    | Contributor(s):: Tracy Maria Williams, John Lysaker (adviser)

    When thinking about non-human animals, people either take the rights perspective or the welfare perspective. I argue that a newer school of thought, known as the new welfarist position, is the best way of thinking about non-human animals because it seeks to phase out the use of non-human animals...

  16. Ethics and animals : an introduction

    | Contributor(s):: Gruen, Lori

  17. Animal capacities: pain, emotion, and consciousness: animal emotions: a passionate devotion

    | Contributor(s):: Moss, Cynthia, Armstrong, Susan J., Botzler, Richard George

  18. Animal capacities: pain, emotion, and consciousness: animal emotions: animal minds and animal emotions

    | Contributor(s):: Dawkins, Marian Stamp, Armstrong, Susan J., Botzler, Richard George

  19. Animal capacities: pain, emotion, and consciousness: animal emotions: love was once a little boy

    | Contributor(s):: Lawrence, D.H., Armstrong, Susan J., Botzler, Richard George

  20. Animal capacities: pain, emotion, and consciousness: animal emotions: the rat will play

    | Contributor(s):: Panksepp, Jaak, Armstrong, Susan J., Botzler, Richard George