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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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,...

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

    Contributor(s):: Tischler, J.

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

    Contributor(s):: Tischler, J.

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

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

  7. Cruelty towards domestic cats

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

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

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

    Contributor(s):: Boissevain, I.

  12. Challenges to implementing animal welfare standards in New Zealand

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

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

    Contributor(s):: Webster, J.

  14. Government regulations of Shechita (Jewish religious slaughter) in the twenty-first century: are they ethical?

    Contributor(s):: Zivotofsky, A. Z.

  15. How can economists help to improve animal welfare?

    Contributor(s):: Christensen, T., Lawrence, A., Lund, M., Stott, A., Sandoe, P.

  16. Exclusion by inclusion? On difficulties with regard to an effective ethical assessment of patenting in the field of agricultural bio-technology

    Contributor(s):: Baumgartner, C.

    In order to take ethical considerations of patenting biological material into account, the so-called "ordre public or morality clause" was implemented as Article 6 in the EC directive on the legal protection of biotechnological inventions, 98/44/EC. At first glance, this seems to provide a...

  17. Ethology applied to animal ethics. (Special Issue: Animal suffering and welfare.)

    Contributor(s):: Wurbel, H.

    According to modern animal welfare legislation, animals should be protected from suffering and lasting harm not for the benefit of us humans as in earlier anthropocentric conceptions, but in their own interest. The driving force behind animal protection is our empathy with animals which triggers...

  18. European approaches to ensure good animal welfare. (Special Issue: Farm animal welfare since the Brambell report.)

    Contributor(s):: Veissier, I., Butterworth, A., Bock, B., Roe, E.

    Conventions to protect domestic animals during transport, farming and slaughter were established by the Council of Europe and approved by many European states. Conventions are followed by recommendations that specify how the general principles of conventions apply for the different species. The...

  19. Water off a duck's back: showers and troughs match ponds for improving duck welfare

    Contributor(s):: Jones, T. A., Waitt, C. D., Dawkins, M. S.

    The impact of production systems on the welfare of ducks grown for meat is becoming increasingly controversial. In the UK, approximately 18 million ducks (Anas platyrhynchos) were reared for meat in 2006 (British Poultry Council, 2008; http://www.poultry.uk.com/who_ducks01.htm). Despite the...

  20. An evaluation on aggressive behaviours of pet animals in Turkey

    Contributor(s):: Yigit, A., Turkmenoglu, E.