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International and Foreign Animal Law Research Guide

This guide helps researchers locate information on animal law in an international and foreign law context focusing on law that addresses welfare issues of companion animals, farm animals and animals used in research.

Useful Resources

  • POSTNote Animal Procedures
    The U.K. Parliamentary Office of Science & Technology publishes short briefing notes (POSTnotes) this note from 2001 outlines the law and trends on the use of animals in scientific research in a brief and accessible way.
  • The Institute for Critical Animal studies (ICAS) publishes an online only journal of general scholarly work on animal welfare issues
  • Transatlantic Animal Welfare Council (TAWC) currently hosted by Eurogroup for Animals was launched on April 29, 2010 is an ad hoc committee to help promote legislative harmonization in the U.S. and E.U. of animal welfare law and policy. This declaration lists their goals and which organizations are involved.