Tauromaquia: El arte de matar

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Tauromaquia: El arte de matar


Recientemente se dio a conocer que la Fiesta Brava fue declarada Patrimonio Cultural Inmaterial del estado de Zacatecas, luego de que el Congreso local aprobó la iniciativa que destaca el “valor histórico, sociológico, filosófico o antropológico” de esta práctica. Zacatecas se suma a, Hidalgo,…

Cross-reporting of animal and child abuse

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 Cross-reporting of animal and child abuse
June 2011

In recent years, a number of researchers have studied and analyzed the co-occurrence of animal abuse and domestic violence. In the wake of these studies, state legislatures have introduced and adopted bills which mandate the cross-reporting of animal and child abuse between animal health care providers, animal control agencies, child health care providers, and child protection agencies.…

Child Cruelty Offenders Offered Empathy Education in Australia

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Child Cruelty Offenders Offered Empathy Education in Australia

 A unique Australian program aims to prevent anti-social behaviors by counseling children as young as six years of age who have committed animal cruelty. The BARK (Building Animal Relationships with Kids) program for young offenders in Malaga, a suburb of Perth, wants to stop what director Kedy Kristal calls the “cruelty connection” between children harming animals and then growing up to commit violence against humans.…

Animal Abuse Response - Resources for Veterinarians

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Animal Abuse Response - Resources for Veterinarians

While most animals are treated well by their owners, unfortunately veterinarians may encounter animal abuse or neglect in their practices. This section of the AVMA website has been created by the Animal Welfare Division with the assistance of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) to facilitate veterinarians' access to resources to help them develop protocols and response plans for handling cases of suspected animal abuse. Our first informational feature (see left) is a summary of the legal obligations and immunities of veterinarians when reporting cases of suspected animal abuse in practice. Please bookmark this page as additional resources will be posted as they become available.…