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New Research: No-Kill Shelters in the Czech Republic

Večerek, V., Kubesová, K., Voslářová, E., & Bedáňová, I. (2017). Rates of death and euthanasia for cats in no-kill shelters in the Czech Republic. Acta Veterinaria Brno, 86(1), 109-115. Successful reduction of death and euthanasia rates requires the determination...

New Research: Animal Poetry and Empathy

Brüggemann, T. (2017). Animal Poetry and Empathy. Humanities, 6(2), 18. This article discusses how our ideas of empathy are influenced by the dichotomy of mind versus body, also known as Cartesian dualism. Within the aesthetic field, this dichotomy is seen when...

New Research: Was Jack the Ripper a Slaughterhouse Worker?

Knight, A., & Watson, K. D. (2017). Was Jack the Ripper a Slaughterman? Human-Animal Violence and the World’s Most Infamous Serial Killer. Animals, 7(4), 30. Hundreds of theories exist concerning the identity of “Jack the Ripper”. His propensity for anatomical...