Journal of Applied Animal Ethics Research

Ethics for Animal Welfare, Veterinary Medicine, and Conservation

The Journal of Applied Animal Ethics Research is an international and interdisciplinary scientific publication. It publishes the results of original peer-reviewed research, technical studies, and reviews that bring to the light the ethical issues involved in all dimensions of animal welfare, ranging from theoretical to applied contributions. Emphasis is placed on research that explores practical ethical issues related to animal care and management in veterinary medicine, conservation, companion and laboratory animals, animals involved in agriculture, sport, applied ethology and welfare science. The journal also publishes papers that examine and discuss ethical frames, tools and methodologies applied to moral issues in the human/animal relationship.

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Editorial Board


Bernard Rollin, Colorado State University

Barbara de Mori, Padua University

Managing Editor

Pierfrancesco Biasetti, Padua University

Editorial Board

Lilly Edwards, Colorado State University – Linda Ferrante, Padua University – Daniela Florio, University of Bologna – Simona Normando, Padua University – Caterina Spiezio, Garda Zoological Park – Gregory Vogt, Conservation Guardians

Scientific Board

Cesare Avesani, Arca Foundation – Luisella Battaglia, Istituto Italiano di Bioetica – Marc Bekoff, University of Colorado – Sabrina Brando, World Association of Zoos and Aquariums – Terry Engle, Colorado State University – David Fraser, The University of British Columbia – Cristina Giacoma, University of Turin – Claudia Gili, Costa Edutainment – Temple Grandin, Colorado State University – Thomas Hildebrandt, Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research – Heribert Hofer, Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research – Lynne Kesel, Colorado State University – Andrew Knight, University of Winchester – Antoinette Kotze, National Zoological Gardens – Christel Moons, Gent University – David Morton, University of Birmingham – Dietelmo Pievani, Padua University – Simone Pollo, University La Sapienza – William Ellery Samuels, City University of New York – Peter Sandøe, University of Copenhagen – Paola Valsecchi, University of Parma – Augusto Vitale, Istituto Superiore di Sanità