I’m in full throttle Research mode and as I am oft to do – I think very deeply about the meaning and purpose of my tests. My ever-evolving research philosophy is definitely a very whole organism approach.
A Boston professor is pitting the furry critters against each other to study aggressive behavior—but critics say the experiments dabble in animal cruelty. In one of Melloni’s 2014 experiments, 105 hamsters were anesthetized so scientists could drill holes into their skulls to make way for a tube where steroids would be injected, according to the journal Behavioural Pharmacology.
Siberian tigers Carli and Lily were living in a small, filthy cage when they were rescued by animal welfare officers.
The International Fund for Animal Welfare explains they were taken to Safe Haven Rescue Zoo in Nevada, where sanctuary workers immediately began the long, difficult process of teaching them how to be tigers again after a lifetime of captivity and neglect.
"The CCSAW 8th Annual Animal Welfare Research Symposium is THIS WEEK ! The program is now online - The Symposium covers a range of topics related to animal welfare, animal ethics and the role of animals in society. This event has something for everyone - our program features animal welfare research on dairy cows, horses, pigs, laying hens, turkeys, tigers, cats, dogs, and mice."
The untold human suffering and property damage left in the wake of the Fukushima disaster in Japan has been well-documented, but there's another population that suffered greatly that few have discussed – the animals left behind in the radioactive...
All animals have a range of emotions that have proven to be more complex than many humans could have imagined. The question is not if they have emotions but why exactly they have evolved like they have.
Why is your cat purring? He might be happy to see you, or hungry, or hurt...or he might just be trying to regenerate his bones. The post Why Do Cats Purr? It’s Not Just Because They’re Happy appeared first on WIRED.
"Technology is moving very fast. The Tamagotchi in the early 1990s was really a prototype of a robotic pet and now Sony and other big companies have elaborated a lot on what have become robotic animals." He said humans were able to become emotionally attached to objects.
"There's anecdotal evidence and a few studies that show people actually develop a bond, some kind of emotional attachment to those robots," Dr Rault said.
In any other circumstance, he’d be lauded as a hero … except in this one where the dog’s owner was more concerned about her car than her dog’s safety and adamantly demanded that Hammons be arrested and charged for his actions after insisting she’d only been in the store for five minutes.
SEOUL, May 14 (Korea Bizwire) — The city is set to develop five more pet playgrounds in Seoul, achieve registrations of more than 600,000 pets, neutralize 10,000 stray cats, give seminars on animal rights for 50,000 citizens and employ 1,000 animal rights monitoring agents, until 2020.
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