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  1. The Show-Me State's Hidden Cruelty: How Missouri's Ag-Gag Laws Unconstitutionally Silence Animal-Welfare Whistleblowers

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: Maggie Strong

  2. Protecting Fido, protecting the family Developing domestic violence law to include companion animals

    | Contributor(s):: Swemmer, Sheena

  3. Are Underweight Shelter Dogs More Likely to Display Food Aggression toward Humans?

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    | Contributor(s):: Katherine A. Miller, Emily D. Dolan, Victoria A. Cussen, Pamela J. Reid

    It is commonly believed that underweight or emaciated dogs are predisposed to food aggression toward humans. Each year, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) receives hundreds of dogs from criminal cruelty cases. The dogs range from emaciated to overweight. We...

  4. “Rabbit Rescuers”: A School-Based Animal Welfare Education Intervention for Young Children

    | Contributor(s):: Williams, Joanne M., Cardoso, Mayra Padilla, Zumaglini, Silvia, Finney, Amy L., Knoll, Monja A.

  5. Embodied Violence Towards Nonhuman Animals in Anne Brontë’s Agnes Grey

    | Contributor(s):: Stevens, Valerie L.

  6. Establishing consensus on the best ways to educate children about animal welfare and prevent harm: An online Delphi study

    | Contributor(s):: Muldoon, J. C., Williams, J. M.

  7. The challenges and future development of animal welfare education in the UK

    | Contributor(s):: Muldoon, J. C., Williams, J. M.

  8. College Students' Experiences of Nonhuman Animal Harm in the United States and The Bahamas

    | Contributor(s):: Fielding, W., Cronin, T. W., Risley-Curtiss, C.

  9. Understanding Preferences for Humane and Cruel Treatment of Pest Rodents in Site C, Khayelitsha, South Africa

    | Contributor(s):: Buckland, Adam, Nattrass, Nicoli

    The cruel treatment of pest rodents is a neglected area of study. This paper uses a representative survey from Khayelitsha (Cape Town) to show that a minority of residents preferred rodent control to be humane but that most did not care how rats are killed and almost a fifth said they would be...

  10. Cruelty to Animals in Turkish Children: Connections with Aggression and Empathy

    | Contributor(s):: Akdemir, Seda, Gölge, Zeynep Belma

    This study explored the relationship between cruelty to animals, aggression, and empathy in primary school children. The relationship between pet ownership, love for animals in the family, and engaging in cruelty to animals was also investigated. The sample consisted of 1,248 students (633 girls,...

  11. Responding to the problem of ‘food security’ in animal cruelty policy debates: building alliances between animal-centred and human-centred work on food system issues

    | Contributor(s):: Evans, Brodie, Johnson, Hope

  12. Baby Steps: Minnesota Raises Certain Forms of Animal Cruelty to Felony Status

    | Contributor(s):: Corwin R. Kruse

    The relationships between humans and animals are complex and contradictory; we welcome them into our homes and treat them as members of the family, yet we inflict upon them all manner of atrocities. Although laws prohibiting cruelty to animals exist in all...

  13. Protecting Cats and Dogs in Order to Protect Humans: Making the Case for a Felony Companion Animal Statute in Mississippi

    | Contributor(s):: Deborah Challener

    During the 2010 session of the Mississippi legislature, Senator Billy Hewes (R-Gulfport) introduced Senate Bill No. 2623 which, inter alia, made it a felony to "with malice torture, mutilate, maim, burn, starve, disfigure or kill any domesticated dog or cat." The penalty for a...

  14. Response--Dr Frankenstein and Today's Professional Biotechnologist: A Failed Analogy?

    | Contributor(s):: Westra, Laura

  15. Moral Issues Associated with Bioengineered Species: Stewardship, Abuse and Sustainability

    | Contributor(s):: Dandekar, Natalie, Zlotkowski, Edward

  16. Reply to Westra's "Response--Dr Frankenstein and Today's Professional Biotechnologist"

    | Contributor(s):: Dandekar, Natalie, Zlotkowski, Edward

  17. Circles of pain: The development of concepts regarding animals and their sociohistoric consequences

    | Contributor(s):: Jones, Mary Elizabeth

  18. Encyclopedia of Human-Animal Relationships: A Global Exploration of Our Connections with Animals [book review]

    | Contributor(s):: Muskiewicz, Marion S.

  19. Testing the direct, indirect, and moderated effects of childhood animal cruelty on future aggressive and non‐aggressive offending

    | Contributor(s):: Walters, Glenn D.

  20. Spinoza's Spiders, Schopenhauer's Dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Berman, David