Promoting a 'duty of care' towards animals among children and young people: a literature review and findings from initial research to inform the development of interventions.

Janine Muldoon, Joanne Williams, Alistair Lawrence, Nelly Lakestani, Candace Currie

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Abstract

This report presents findings from the first year of a three-year project that aims to ascertain the most effective ways to promote a duty of care (DOC) towards animals among children and young people. The project began in October 2008 and was instigated by a call from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) for research in this area in line with recent changes in animal welfare law.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationEdinburgh
PublisherChild and Adolescent Health Research Unit (CAHRU)
Commissioning bodyDepartment for Environment Food and Rural Affairs
Number of pages107
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2009

Keywords

  • duty of care
  • children
  • young people
  • animals

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