Raising the bar on welfare

October 2009
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;10/17/2009, Vol. 165 Issue 16, p451
Academic Journal
In this article, the author discusses the report "Farm Animal Welfare in Great Britain: Past, Present, and Future" by the Farm Animal Welfare Council (FAWC). The author attempts to examine the research which called on for a shift in the current focus of policy on animal welfare. The author claims that the study comes at a time when the British government continues to emphasise its commitment to animal welfare.


Related Articles

  • The Senate ponders changes to Ottawa's new animal-cruelty law. Stock, Peter // Report / Newsmagazine (National Edition);1/6/2003, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p17 

    Reports on animal-cruelty legislation in Canada's parliament. View that the bill is designed to provide stiffer penalties for animal cruelty; How the bill removes certain legal defenses for people who work in the farming and trapping industries.

  • Brutal, but quick. Sheremata, Davis // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;12/07/98, Vol. 25 Issue 51, p21 

    Reports on two dogs being beaten to death with an aluminum bat in Edmonton, Alberta. Daniel Herman Kohut and Michael Paul Melmoth charged with killing a domestic animal without a lawful purpose; Why they were not convicted; Justice Canada circulating a discussion paper among humane societies...

  • Prohibition on Animal Husbandry Is Not a Criminal Sanction According to Norwegian Courts. Vaale-Hallberg, Marie; Austdal, HÃ¥kon // European Food & Feed Law Review;2015, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p380 

    The article reports on the restriction related to animal husbandry in Norway. Topics covered include the concerns regarding the prohibition of an individual to own, hold or care for food producing animals. Also mentioned is the focus of the restriction on caring for food producing animals in the...

  • Animal Rights: An Evolutionary Perspective. Feder, Kenneth L.; Park, Michael Alan // Humanist;Jul/Aug90, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p5 

    Examines key issues pertaining to animal rights. Controversies surrounding hunting, trapping and furs, farm conditions and the use of animals for medical experimentation, testing of personal care products and human consumption; Prevalence of animal abuse; Animal rights policies.

  • Aren't all veterinarians supposed to be advocates for the animals? Barnato, Teri // Animals Today;May-Jul97, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p14 

    Features the Association of Veterinarians for Animal Rights (AVAR). Beliefs of AVAR on animal rights; Relationship with the American Veterinary Medical Association; Position of the AVAR on various animal issues in the United States.

  • Animal Rights and Wrongs. Medawar, Peter // Sciences;Mar/Apr77, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p8 

    Focuses on the animal treatment in Great Britain. Acquisition of statutory rights; Protection of animals; Growth of sentimental literature about animals.

  • Animal Science Or Animal Emotionalism?  // Beef Expert Blog;8/20/2012, p11 

    The article discusses the differences between animal welfare and animal rights.

  • Questions for the minister.  // Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;6/5/2010, Vol. 166 Issue 23, p706 

    The article cites the three questions on animal welfare voted by attendees at a session as the most pressing issues they want to ask the British minister.

  • It is our obligation to be their voice. Goodwin, Ginnifer // Hill;7/28/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 90, p36 

    The article reports on the need for people to be obligated in protecting the welfare of animals in the U.S.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics