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Animal Sentience: An Interdisciplinary Journal on Animal Feeling

Commentary Type

Invited Commentary

Abstract

Broom’s (2014) book is a well-researched and thoroughly written exploration and evaluation of the journey from the origins of animal welfare science to what we can say we now know and need to consider in relation to animal sentience and welfare. This book will help to counter any skepticism among academics and policy makers.

Author Biography

Nancy Clarke nancyclarke@worldanimalprotection.org is International Veterinary Education Manager at World Animal Protection. Nancy’s qualifications and experience are in human psychology, applied animal behaviour and welfare and education. She’s been engaged in tertiary animal welfare education and research for over 8 years, both as a Lecturer and Programme Director, working with students of animal technology, animal behaviour and welfare, veterinary nursing and veterinary science. http://www.worldanimalprotection.org/