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Animal Rights vs. Animal Welfare
  • SMANMGMT
  • Spring 2011
  • Ms. Taft

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Objectives
  • Define terms associated with animal rights.
  • Compare animal rights animal welfare
  • Identify important people in the animal rights
    movement.

3
Objectives (cont.)
  • Discuss acts of legislation associated with
    animal welfare.
  • Compare the issues concerning animal rights and
    animal welfare.

4
1. Define the following terms
  • Confinement Systems- animals are confined to
    cages or pens in partially enclosed or totally
    enclosed buildings so that production improves

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Factory Farming-
  • practice of raising thousands of animals _at_ one
    time in confined settings (i.e. chickens in
    cages, veal calves)

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Humanize
  • to believe that animals have the same rights as
    humans and to treat them as humans

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Ecoterrorism
  • terrorism or crimes committed under the disguise
    of saving nature

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Intensive Operations
  • operations where producer tries to increase
    production output through better breeding,
    feeding, and management

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specieism-
  • belief that any use of animals by humans reflects
    a bias or that humans are superior to animals

10
vivisection-
  • research consisting of surgical operations and
    experiments to study the structure and functions
    of organs

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unethical-
  • belief that something is going against ones
    moral principles or values

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Animal Rights Welfare Vocabulary
  • Domestic Animal
  • one which has been tamed and kept as a pet
  • Wild Animal
  • undomesticated animal which lives in the wild
  • Production Animal
  • raised for purposes such as work or food
    manufacturing
  • Marine Animal
  • one which inhabits the water
  • Research Animal
  • animal used for scientific research which cannot
    be done on humans
  • Endangered Species
  • animals at risk of extinction
  • Moratorium
  • suspension of activity
  • Burro
  • small donkey, usually used as a pack animal

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2. Compare Animal Rights Animal Welfare
  • Animal Welfare is the position that animals
    should be treated humanely. This includes proper
    housing, nutrition, disease prevention
    treatment, responsible care, handling humane
    euthanasia or slaughter.

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2. Animal Welfare (cont.)
  • Animal welfare people believe that animals can be
    used for human purposes, but that they should be
    treated so that discomfort is kept to a minimum.

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2. Animal Rights
  • Animal rights is the position that animals should
    not be exploited. Animal rights people believe
    that animals should not be used for food,
    clothing, entertainment, medical research, or
    product testing.

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2. Animal Rights (cont.)
  • This also includes the use of animals in rodeos,
    zoos, circuses, even as pets. They believe it
    is ethically, morally, inherently wrong to use
    animals for humane purposes under any condition.

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3. Identify Important People
  • Ruth Harrison - published a book in 1964
    entitled Animal Machines The New Factory Farming
    Industry.

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3. Ruth Harrison (cont.)
  • The main emphasis of the book centered on 2
    areas the use of antibiotics, hormones
    additives in animal feeds modern factory
    farming.

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3. Important People (cont.)
  • Peter Singer published Animal Liberation in the
    latter 1970s. He is considered the founder of
    the modern animal rights movement.

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3. Peter Singer (cont.)
  • His publication condemned the use of animals
    produced for food their use in research.

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4. Acts of Legislation Organizations Concerned
with Animal Welfare
  • The 1st anti-cruelty law was passed by the New
    York Legislature in 1828.
  • In 1866, the American Society for the Prevention
    of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) was formed in New
    York.

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4. ASPCA continued
  • This organization was formed to look after the
    welfare of disabled horses mules and save them
    from abandonment. This was Americas 1st humane
    society was founded by Henry Bergh.

23
4. Acts/Organizations (cont.)
  • In 1906, the Animal Transportation Act was passed
    to protect animals traveling long distances by
    rail. Also, it was passed to provide humane care
    treatment of animals destined for slaughter.

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4. Acts/Organizations (cont.)
  • In 1958, the Humane Slaughter Act was passed.
    This act also included the humane handling of
    animals prior to and during slaughter.

25
4. Acts/Organizations (cont.)
  • In 1966, Congress enacted Public Law 89-544,
    known as the Laboratory Animal Welfare Act (AWA).

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4. Public Law 89-544 (cont.)
  • This law regulated dealers who handled dogs
    cats, as well as laboratories that use dogs,
    cats, hamsters, guinea pigs, rabbits primates
    in research.

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4. Acts/Organizations (cont.)
  • The Horse Protection Act protects regulates the
    horse show business.

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5. Compare issues concerning animal rights
animal welfare
  • Answer discuss the following questions in a 30
    minute writing assignment. The length of the
    assignment should be no less than ½ - ¾ of a page.

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5. Writing Assignment
  • Should animals be used for food? Why or why not?
  • Should animals be used in experiments?
  • Should animals be hunted for food/sport?
  • Should animals be kept as pet?
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