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 Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

Animal Care Program

Inspections of Problematic Dealers

Executive Summary
In the last 2 years, there has been significant media coverage concerning large-scale dog dealers (i.e., breeders and brokers)1that failed to provide humane treatment for the animals under their care. The breeders, negatively referred to as “puppy mills,” have stirred the interest of the
public, Congress, animal rights groups, and others. Accordingly, we conducted an audit of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s (APHIS) Animal Care (AC) unit, which is responsible for enforcing the Animal Welfare Act (AWA). The audit focused on AC’s inspections of problematic dealers. It is the latest in a series of audits related to AWA


 

Science Updates RSPCA Australia


Every quarter, RSPCA Australia’s science team produces the Animal Welfare Science Update. The aim of the update is to raise awareness of recent developments in animal welfare science that relate to the work of the RSPCA.
The update provides plain English summaries of the most relevant and interesting scientific papers and reports on animal welfare published in the previous few months.
To be added to our subscription list, please email us at science@rspca.org.au. You can also use this address to let us know if you have recently published a paper and would like us to consider including in a future issue of the update.

April 2014 http://www.rspca.org.au/sites/default/files/website/The-facts/Science/Science-Updates/ScienceUpdate44_April2014.pdf
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Science Updates

Science Updates

Every quarter, RSPCA Australia’s science team produces the Animal Welfare Science Update. The aim of the update is to raise awareness of recent developments in animal welfare science that relate to the work of the RSPCA. 

The update provides plain English summaries of the most relevant and interesting scientific papers and reports on animal welfare published in the previous few months.

To be added to our subscription list, please email us at science@rspca.org.au. You can also use this address to let us know if you have recently published a paper and would like us to consider including in a future issue of the update.

– See more at: http://www.rspca.org.au/facts/science/science-updates?utm_source=Sign-Up.to&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=27921-8336-SASF+-+Product+Focus+-+Cake+campaign+split+test#sthash.lYM0UWyi.dpuf

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