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AUSTRALIA

Animal law groups

Animals Australia
Voiceless
Barristers Animal Welfare Panel
Law Society of NSW Animal Law Committee
Brisbane Lawyers Educating and Advocating for Tougher Sentences (BLEATS)
Activist Rights Online Resource

Animal rights/welfare organisations

Animals Australia
Animal Liberation (Victoria)
RSPCA
Choose Cruelty Free
Humane Society International (Australia)
World Wildlife Fund Australia
Medical Advances without Animals (MAWA)
Replace Animals in Australian Testing
World League for Protection of Animals (Australia)
Vets Beyond Borders

 

INTERNATIONAL

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Animal Law Resource Center
Animal Legal & Historical Web Center (USA)
The Animal Concerns Community
International Institute for Animal Law
Journal of International Wildlife Law & Policy
Animal Law Review
Center for Animal Law Studies (USA)

Animal law groups

Animal Rights Legal Advocacy Network (NZ)
Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) (USA)
Harvard University SALDF (student chapter of the Animal Legal Defense Fund)
Animal Rights Law (Rutgers University) (USA)
Meyer & Glitzenstein law firm (USA)
The Great Ape Project (International)

Animal rights/welfare organisations

World Animal Protection
World Animal Net (International)
International Fund for Animal Welfare
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (USA)
Friends of Animals ((International)
Compassion in World Farming (International)
Farm Animal Rights Movement (USA)
Doctors and Lawyers for Responsible Medicine (International)
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) (USA)

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Ultra-fine Wool

Sheep bred especially for ultra-fine wool are kept indoors 24-hours a day for up to five years. This is justified as a way to protect the ‘quality’ of their wool from the elements.

Chronic stress is evident by their continual chewing of their wooden slat fencing and other repetitive behaviours.

Despite a Code of Practice stating that sheep unable to adapt to indoor conditions should be returned to grazing, this rarely occurs, because the definition of ‘unable to adapt’ is too vague.


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