1 edition of Animal welfare legislation found in the catalog.
by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library in Beltsville, Maryland
Written in English
|Statement||Karen J. Clingerman|
|Series||AWIC series -- no. 4 (Annual report), AWIC series -- no. 4.|
|Contributions||National Agricultural Library (U.S.), Animal Welfare Information Center (U.S.)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||16 pages ;|
|Number of Pages||16|
The Animal Welfare Act was signed into law in It is the only Federal law in the United States that regulates the treatment of animals in research, exhibition, transport, and by dealers. Other laws, policies, and guidelines may include additional species coverage or specifications for animal care and use, but all refer to the Animal Welfare Act as the minimum acceptable standard. Joy A. Mench, in Advances in Agricultural Animal Welfare, Abstract. Animal welfare science is a relatively new field, but has grown rapidly to encompass different disciplines. The large body of published research on farm animal welfare addresses topics ranging from basic biological principles of welfare assessment to applications for evaluating and improving housing, husbandry, transport.
The general public is concerned by this issue and has gradually started to exert pressure on those who use animals to change their ways and on politicians to introduce new legislation. This book about animal welfare takes a detailed look at the ethical issues, religious viewpoints and the attitudes of different countries towards animal welfare. Animal Welfare Legislation. The Ministry of Environment and Food is responsible for animal welfare legislation in Denmark, including implementation of EU-legislation on animal welfare. The primary legislation is the Act on the Protection of Animals (Dyreværnsloven). A number of Danish animal welfare requirements go beyond the EU-provisions.
Zoo animal welfare B. KOHN * Summary: The history of zoo animal welfare legislation extends back to , and is often tied to general animal welfare regulations. As knowledge and societal values have changed, so have the focus of zoos and the regulations governing them. Today, the issues involved in zoo animal welfare are complex and broad-based. The Animal Welfare Institute publishes books, reports, and brochures on a variety of topics. Most of our materials are provided free to those who can put them directly to use helping animals, and at cost for all others. Libraries may obtain one free copy of all publications. A number of books listed in the Animals in Laboratories section are also available at no cost to research facilities.
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BOOK Contents. Animal welfare legislation book INTRODUCTION 1. ANIMAL WELFARE ACT 5 § Congressional statement of policy 5 § Definitions 5 § Licensing of dealers and exhibitors7 § Valid license for dealers and exhibitors required 8 § Time period for disposal of dogs or catsby dealers or exhibitors 8File Size: 1MB.
USDA Animal Care, a unit within the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, administers the Animal Welfare Act (AWA). This federal law establishes requirements concerning the transportation, sale, and handling of certain animals and includes restrictions on the importation of live dogs for purposes of resale, prohibitions on animal fighting ventures, and provisions intended to prevent the.
Legislation on how animals should be kept is now referring to welfare outcome indicators and analysis of the scientific literature about animal welfare includes risk assessment and benefit : Donald M.
Broom. Animal Welfare Act (Tas) Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act (Vic.). Developing nationally consistent animal welfare arrangements for various industry sectors is a welfare priority identified by all levels of government, industry and welfare organisations.
Enhanced national harmonization of regulation and sustainable improvements in. Animal welfare refers to the state of the animal; the treatment that an animal receives is covered by other terms such as animal care, animal husbandry, and humane treatment.
1 Protecting an animal's welfare means providing for its physical and mental needs. Animal Welfare Legislation. Here are some links to the Animal Welfare Legislation of Ireland: Animal Health and Welfare Act Dog Breeding Establishment Act Registration of Equine Premises.
Protection of Animals Act Protection of Animals Act (amended ) Control of Dogs Act Control of Horses Act Irish Wildlife Act Passed by Congress inthe Animal Welfare Act (AWA) sets general standards for humane care and treatment that must be provided for certain animals that are bred for.
Azerbaijan ranks fairly poorly in terms of its commitment to the protection of animal welfare and freedom from suffering. It is ranked 36th out of 50 countries on the Voiceless Animal Cruelty Index. According to the Animal Protection Index, it has not pledged support for the Universal Declaration on Animal Welfare, there is no policy or legislation in the country preventing animal suffering by.
The most detailed and authoritative treatment of the current state of animal welfare law in Britain to date. This book provides a full analysis of the substantive law, considers its objectives, application and effectiveness, the background to the current debate and the arguments for and against further reform.5/5(1).
The Animal Welfare Act is a federal law that governs the transportation, sale and handling of certain animals. More specifically, it ensures that animals are provided with humane care and treatment during transportation, purchase, sale, housing, care, and handling by persons or organizations using them for research or exhibition purposes or as.
This is a reprint of the Animal Welfare (Care and Procedures) Regulations that incorporates all the amendments to those regulations as at the date of the last amendment to them. 2 Legal status Reprints are presumed to correctly state, as at the date of the reprint, the law enacted by the principal enactment and by any amendments to that.
This Model Animal Welfare Act has been designed to serve as a basic template and guidance document for those interested in enacting new legislation or improving existing animal protection legislation.
an act to revise the law relating to the health and welfare of animals and their protection and identification; to provide for the regulation of certain activities relating to animals; to prevent cruelty to animals; to make provision for the licensing of animal marts and for levies for the purposes of animal health and the control of animal diseases; to repeal various enactments relating to.
What should we do about animal welfare?. [Michael C Appleby] -- "This book presents a clear and balanced account of the science and ethics of animal welfare. It reviews the need for public discussion of the issues, for changes in international trade and for legislation, to build on the consensus that animal welfare should be improved.
This. The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has published the Animal Welfare Act and Animal Welfare Regulations, known as the “Blue Book,” as a tool to improve compliance among our licensees and registrants and to enhance the.
Andrew Butterworth is Reader in Animal Science and Policy in the Clinical Veterinary School, University of Bristol, UK.
Andy teaches and carries out research in the areas of animal disease and production, animal welfare and legislation, behavioral biology, and animal welfare assessment in both farm and wild : Paperback.
This new book brings together, for the first time, two documents initially prepared at the instigation of European Parliament Members for the Intergroup on the Welfare and Conservation of Animals. When the European Parliament needed information on animal welfare issues, it turned to the Eurogroup for Animal Welfare (the Eurogroup).Cited by: Current Status of Animal Welfare and Animal Rights in China Article (PDF Available) in Alternatives to laboratory animals: ATLA 41(5) November with 3, Reads How we measure 'reads'.
The UFAW Journal - Animal Welfare. ISSN This journal offers Gold and Green Open Access. Animal Welfare is an international scientific and technical journal. It publishes the results of peer-reviewed scientific research, technical studies and reviews relating to the welfare of kept animals (eg on farms, in laboratories, zoos and as companions) and of those in the wild whose welfare.
Animal welfare is considered an important attribute of an overall ‘food quality concept’, and there is a growing realisation of a link between animal welfare and food safety. Threats to animal welfare, including stress-induced immunosuppression and promotion of foodborne pathogens, and genetic modifications have the potential to compromise.
Founded inthe Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) is a non-profit organization dedicated to reducing the sum total of pain and fear inflicted on animals by humans. Before AWI was established, only two laws to protect animals existed: the “hour Law” to protect livestock shipped by rail, and a law authorizing US Customs to.Get this from a library!
Animal welfare law in Britain: regulation and responsibility. [Mike Radford, lecturer in law.] -- "The most detailed and authoritative treatment of the current state of animal welfare law in Britain to date.
This book provides a full analysis of the substantive law, considers its objectives.Harmonised EU rules are in place covering a range of animal species and welfare-affecting issues. Whilst Council Directive 98/58/EC lays down the minimum standards for the protection of all farmed animals, specific directives are addressed at the protection of individual legislation also sets welfare standards for their transport and conditions at the time of stunning and slaughter.