ANIMAL RIGHTS VS ANIMAL WELFARE Intro to Animal

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ANIMAL RIGHTS VS. ANIMAL WELFARE Intro to Animal Science

ANIMAL RIGHTS VS. ANIMAL WELFARE Intro to Animal Science

What’s happening?

What’s happening?

Objectives: ■ Define Animal Rights ■ Define Animal Welfare ■ Compare the issues concerning

Objectives: ■ Define Animal Rights ■ Define Animal Welfare ■ Compare the issues concerning animal rights and animal welfare. ■ Discuss acts of legislation associated with animal welfare.

Animal Rights: ■ Definition: – Animals have similar rights to humans and should be

Animal Rights: ■ Definition: – Animals have similar rights to humans and should be free from medical use, food production, and other services to a humans. ■ Should NOT be used for food, clothing, entertainment, medical research, or product testing. ■ Believe that it’s ethically, morally, and inherently wrong to use animal for human purpose under any condition. ■ Includes animals used in rodeos, zoos, circuses, and even as pets. ■ Groups?

Animal Welfare: ■ Definition: – Animals being used for products/human use, but being treated

Animal Welfare: ■ Definition: – Animals being used for products/human use, but being treated under humane conditions. ■ Humane Conditions include: – Not Abused (Safety/Security) – Cleanliness (Physical needs) – Social Belonging ■ Believe that animals can be used for human purposes, but that they should be treated so that discomfort is kept to a minimum. ■ Groups?

Acts and Organizations ■ In 1866, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty

Acts and Organizations ■ In 1866, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) was formed in New York. – Formed to look after the welfare of disabled horses and mules and them from abandonment. – 1 st American Humane Society. ■ 1958, Federal Human Slaughter Act – Requires federally inspected processing plants to comply with humane methods. – Rendered unconscious, stress free, pain free – Temple Grandin

Acts and Organizations. . ■ 1966, Animal Welfare Act – Addresses the sale, transportation,

Acts and Organizations. . ■ 1966, Animal Welfare Act – Addresses the sale, transportation, and handling of dogs and cats used in research institutions. ■ Amendment of 1970 – Expand the coverage of the animals in zoos and circuses, marine mammals in sea life shows and exhibits, and animals sold in the wholesale pet trade. ■ Amendment of 1976 – Outlaws fighting exhibits unless specifically permitted by state law. ■ Amendment of 1985 – Provides the establishment of special committees at all research facilities to oversee animal use. ■ Amendment of 1993 – Passed to help prevent the use of lost or stolen pets in research.

Acts and Organizations. . ■ 1970, Horse Protection Act – Prohibits the soring of

Acts and Organizations. . ■ 1970, Horse Protection Act – Prohibits the soring of horses. – Soring: Is to inject chemicals into the front legs of the horse for an exaggerated gait. (Tennessee Walker; high stepping action) ■ Animal Enterprise Protection Act of 1992 – Adds a section to the federal criminal code to deal with vandalism and theft. – To protect farms, zoos, aquariums, circuses, rodeos, fairs, auction, and packing plants that use animals for food and fiber.

Writing Assignment ■ Please answer each question with 5 -7 complete sentences. Turn in

Writing Assignment ■ Please answer each question with 5 -7 complete sentences. Turn in when finished. 1. Should animals be used for food? Why or Why not? 2. Should animals be used in experiments? 3. Should animals be hunted for food/sport? 4. Should animals be kept as pets?

Vocabulary ■ Ecoterrorism – is an act of violence committed in support of ecological

Vocabulary ■ Ecoterrorism – is an act of violence committed in support of ecological or environmental causes, against people or property. – Even with the Animal Enterprise Protection Act, many crimes are still reported. ■ Speciesism – When animal rights activists believe that any use of animals by humans reflects a bias that humans are superior to animals. ■ Humanize – Believe that animals have the same rights as humans.

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Videos: ■ Scarecrow Chipotle: https: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=DY-Ggz. ZKx. UQ ■ Take it back, Chipotle: https: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=S 1 z. XGWK_kn. Q ■ So God made a Farmer: https: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=AMp. Z 0 TGjb. WE ■ Vegetarian's Nightmare: https: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=-zfz. T 7 Qf. LZc