Dear Friends and Colleagues,

From all of us at ASI, Happy New Year!

This month, ASI has been busy publishing within our two managed journals. Both Society & Animals and the Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science passed significant milestones last year, with 30 and 25 years of publication respectively. In celebration, we and the publishers made a series of key, influential articles over those years Free Access for several months. The third and final sets of these articles are available in the ASI News section.

Also of interest is the latest issue of Society & Animals, now out as a Special Issue addressing a timely and important policy and practice issue: Outdoor Cats.

For more information, including Open Access chapters, news, funding opportunities, and much more, view this month’s Report here.

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As you can see, ASI is promoting a tremendous amount of activity in the field of Human-Animal Studies. We always invite your input and participation. Please send your comments, suggestions, and submissions to:, and if possible include a URL link to your project or announcement.

Thank you for your ongoing support of our Human-Animal Studies efforts. Stay healthy and safe, and do what you can to protect those you can.

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