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Animals in Australia

Malcolm Caulfield

Use and Abuse

As public concern for animal welfare continues to grow, this book offers a timely overview of the way animals are treated in Australia. Covering the welfare of animals used in farming, scientific research and entertainment, as well as domestic pets, feral and wild animals, discover:

How the treatment of animals in the Western World has evolved over the centuries;

How much influence animal use groups, especially the farming lobby, wield over animal welfare, law and science;

What is revealed by a critical analysis of our use of animals as a primary food source;

What our basic food needs really are;

The positive and negative effects of consuming animal versus plant food products;

How legal remedies can help advocates to protect animals from cruelty, neglect and exploitation.








The book also provides a detailed and critical analysis of the controversial Australian live export trade.




About the Author

Malcolm Caulfield

Dr Malcolm Caulfield was the first solicitor to challenge the Department of Agriculture’s failure to properly regulate the live export industry. He is Principal Solicitor for the Animal Law Institute, and helped found Vets Against Live Export. Holding honorary research positions at the University of Wollongong and the University of Technology Sydney, Dr Caulfield has a PhD in Pharmacology.



Animals in Australia by Malcolm Caulfield

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ISBN: 978-1-925681-50-5
Format: Paperback C 229mm x 152mm
Extent: 336 pages
RRP: $34.95
Publisher: Vivid Publishing
Category: Non-Fiction -- Animal Rights
Distribution: Contact Vivid