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British women significantly impacted the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) during its formative period, 1824-1850. Through the adoption and imaginative use of the female gender norms of nineteenth century British society, philanthropic women influenced their society...
The use of antibiotics in livestock production has repeatedly been in the dock over the last few years. However, reducing antibiotic treatments without increasing the suffering of animals requires changes in animal husbandry practices which will likely come at a cost. The objective of the paper...
The domestication of animals holds a crucial role in the development of societies worldwide. The production-based handling practices of livestock agriculture are a main area of inquiry for those who seek to improve animal husbandry and the treatment of animals implicated in agriculture. This...
The Health of Animals Act and Regulations: an example of how Canada has failed to protect farmed animalsDownload
Abstract Farmed animal welfare is an increasingly pressing issue both in Canada and abroad. This thesis surveys the current laws Canada has in place to protect farmed animal welfare. It looks at the Health of Animals Act and regulations as an example of why laws that should protect farmed animals...