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The therapy of animals has turn into a debatable factor through the years, with many wondering an animal's primary rights. For a few, the difficulty of animal rights is purely an try and increase stipulations of animals used for garments, nutrients, and different items, whereas others think animals may be granted an identical felony rights afforded to humans."Animal Rights, Revised variation" presents an summary of the heritage of the animal rights stream and reactions to it, in addition to the problems of animal experimentation, stipulations on manufacturing facility farms, laboratory animals, animals in leisure, looking, and the activities of these interested by the animal rights debate. New content material comprises such files because the Animal company Terrorism Act of 2006 and modern complaints reminiscent of Animal criminal safeguard Fund v. Glickman I. those files offer either prior and current views at the factor and plot a path for destiny debate approximately animal rights. A complete and up to date evaluation essay, tablet biographies, a wide annotated bibliography, a chronology of vital occasions, association and company listings, and a word list all mix to make this an incredible first-stop connection with animal rights.

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26 I s s u e s i n A n i m a l We l f a r e a n d A n i m a l R i g h t s SHELTERS FOR HOMELESS COMPANION ANIMALS Unfortunately, many potential companion animals do not have human guardians. They may be born on the streets, run away or become lost, or be surrendered or abandoned by people who can no longer keep them or have simply grown tired of them. According to one estimate, some 8 million to 12 million dogs and cats arrive at pounds or shelters in the United States every year. ) These facilities, originally set up in the early 1800s to prevent public nuisances and the spread of diseases such as rabies by rounding up stray dogs, began to be overwhelmed with animals in the years following World War II, when postwar prosperity allowed the pet population to burgeon.

Dairy cattle (of which there were 9,005,000 in the United States in 2005) are treated differently from beef cattle. Cows on some large farms are allowed to graze in pastures, but many dairy cattle spend part or all of their time in packed dirt lots or concrete-floored stalls, where they are mechanically milked two or three times a day. They must be made pregnant once a year to keep their milk flowing, but their calves are removed right after birth. Male calves born into a dairy herd are either killed at birth or raised as veal.

On November 22, 2004, the European Council adopted a new regulation on the protection of animals during international transport, which introduces stricter rules for journeys 41 Animal Rights of more than eight hours and inaugurates more efficient monitoring techniques, including checks on vehicles by means of a satellite navigation system. Further EU-wide restrictions on transport were made in May 2006. The World Organisation for Animal Health, meanwhile, established the first worldwide standard for animal transport on May 25, 2005.

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