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  1. Koi (Cyprinus rubrofuscus) Seek Out Tactile Interaction with Humans: General Patterns and Individual Differences

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    Contributor(s):: Fife-Cook, I., Franks, B.

    The study of human-animal interactions has provided insights into the welfare of many species. To date, however, research has largely focused on human relationships with captive mammals, with relatively little exploration of interactions between humans and other vertebrates, despite non-mammals...

  2. A Legislative History of Nonhuman Animal Fighting in the U.S. and Its Territories

    Contributor(s):: Pacelle, Wayne, Pacelle, Richard L.

  3. The Role of Activist & Media Communication in Helping Humanity Establish its Responsibility Toward Fellow Animals

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    | Contributor(s):: Carrie P. Freeman

    This chapter explores how communication is the fundamental means by which animal and environmental advocates and the media can increase awareness of and accountability for our harmful actions toward nonhuman animals in the Anthropocene era in order to facilitate restorative public intervention...

  4. Brexit and Animal Welfare Impact Assessment: Analysis of the Threats Brexit Poses to Animal Protection in the UK, EU and Internationally

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    | Contributor(s):: Steven P. McCulloch

    The British people voted in a 2016 referendum to leave the European Union (EU). Brexit presents both threats and opportunities to animal protection in the United Kingdom (UK), EU and internationally. This paper discusses threats to animal protection in terms of five criteria. These are first,...

  5. Naturalness and the Legitimacy of Thoroughbred Racing: A Photo-Elicitation Study with Industry and Animal Advocacy Informants

    | Contributor(s):: Bergmann, I. M.

  6. Vegetarian, vegan, activist, radical: Using latent profile analysis to examine different forms of support for animal welfare: GPIR GPIR

    | Contributor(s):: Thomas, Emma F., Bury, Simon M., Louis, Winnifred R., Amiot, Catherine E., Molenberghs, Pascal, Crane, Monique F., Decety, Jean

  7. Political conservatism and the exploitation of nonhuman animals: An application of system justification theory: GPIR GPIR

    | Contributor(s):: Hoffarth Mark, R., Azevedo, Flávio, Jost, John T.

  8. The Case for Humane Education in Social Work Education

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    | Contributor(s):: Cini Bretzlaff-Holstein

    Humane education is a form of education focusing on the intersectionality between human rights, environmental preservation, and animal protection. It is a solution-focused discipline striving for a healthier world for people, the environment, and animals. The argument throughout this banded...

  9. International Animal Protection Society Leadership: The Right People for the Right Issues

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    | Contributor(s):: Michelle Sinclair, Clive J.C. Phillips

    As the increasing body of scientific information about the experiences of other species and their ability to suffer becomes available to those working within the field of animal welfare, the amount of potential issues to address also increases. Carefully choosing issues to address, and indeed...

  10. One Heart Wild

    One Heart Wild Education Sanctuary is a trauma informed nonprofit organization offering services that address the four pillars in humane education: human rights and well-being, animal protection and welfare, environmental stewardship, and cultural issues that affect an indvidual's...

  11. Dieren in het geding : een juridisch-historische analyse van het verbod op dierenmishandeling

    | Contributor(s):: E. C. de Bordes

    In 1886 the Criminal Code first came into effect. It stipulated, in article 254, that maltreatment of an animal was a crime. Sanctions could be imprisonment for a period of up to three months, or a fine of 120 guilders at most. Maltreatment was not defined. The basic principle underlying the...

  12. Stepping up to the plate : animal welfare, veterinarians, and ethical conflicts

    | Contributor(s):: Carol Anne Morgan

    Veterinarians are often viewed as protectors of animals and veterinary organizations are quick to affirm that their member veterinarians value and promote animal welfare. Yet veterinarians sometimes appear to fail in their responsibility to promote the welfare of animals. Examples of this...

  13. Understanding humane expectations : public and expert attitudes towards human-wildlife interactions

    | Contributor(s):: Sara Dawn Dubois

    The field of wildlife management has been on a collision course with societal values regarding animal use for some time. Although wildlife populations are still managed largely under the “North American model of wildlife conservation” to accommodate consumptive uses, many people,...

  14. The Elephant in the Room: Detrimental Effects of Animals' Property Status on Standing in Animal Protection Cases

    | Contributor(s):: Lisa Marie Morrish

    Animals’ long-standing status as property serves to hinder many attempts to secure rights and protections for animals in the legal arena. Even within the realm of property law, states vary on how animals are viewed and protected. Because of these long-held views...

  15. Animal Shelter Programs and Policies

    | Contributor(s):: Edwin J. Sayres

    A discussion of policies and programs that, ideally, should be followed by humane societies in the operation of shelters and the limitations that are imposed by finances, local circumstances, and other factors is a substantial undertaking. I would like, first, to give you some background...

  16. Our Challenge and Our Opportunity

    | Contributor(s):: Coleman Burke

    The other day you probably all read of the death of Gavin Maxwell, who produced that delightful "Ring of Bright Water." He said, "Stage one on the way to understanding human beings is an understanding and affection for animals." Fit this in with the statement from Proverbs....

  17. Increasing our compassion footprint: the Animals’ Manifesto

    | Contributor(s):: Bekoff, Marc

  18. Speaking bodies, speaking minds: animals, language, history

    | Contributor(s):: Pearson, Susan

  19. Understanding the human aspects of animal hoarding

    | Contributor(s):: Amanda I. Reinisch

    An animal hoarder is defined as someone who has accumulated a large number of animals and who: 1) fails to provide minimal standards of nutrition, sanitation, and veterinary care; 2) fails to act on the deteriorating condition of the animals (including disease, starvation or death) and the...

  20. Crying wolf: The unlawful delisting of northern rocky mountain gray wolves from endangered species act protections

    | Contributor(s):: Jesse H. Alderman

    Although settlers hunted gray wolves to near extinction more than a century ago, the animal remains one of the most enduring symbols of the West. In 1994, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service authorized reintroduction of gray wolves into Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming under recovery provisions of the...