What does animal welfare really mean?

Well, maybe good animal welfare means a lot the same as we mean when talking about well being for humans. Here's what one writer thinks...

"Animal welfare refers to how an animal is coping, both physically and mentally, with the conditions in which it lives. When good animal welfare occurs, the animal is healthy, comfortable, well nourished, safe, able to express its inherent behavior, and is not suffering from pain, fear, or distress."


We need to understand this concept in order to decide on appropriate legislation to promote and protect animal welfare.  READ MORE==>

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