Animal welfare

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Cat rescued by the non-governmental organization GPA

Animal welfare is the well-being of animals that are not humans. Animal welfare involves the care of animals that are not humans.[1] These concerns can include how animals are killed for food, how they are used in scientific research, how they are kept (as pets, in zoos, farms, circuses, etc.), and how human activities affect the welfare and how wild animals live.[2]

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  1. Hewson, Caroline J. (2003). "What is animal welfare? Common definitions and their practical consequences". The Canadian Veterinary Journal. 44 (6): 496–499. ISSN 0008-5286. PMID 12839246.
  2. "Animal welfare" (PDF). web.archive.org. 2012-02-27. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2012-02-27. Retrieved 2021-07-18.

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