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Animal welfare legislation
Act to Prevent the Cruel and Improper Treatment of Cattle"
1835 Britain passes it’s first animal cruelty act. Protecting bulls, dogs, bears, and sheep, and prohibit bear-baiting and cock-fighting.
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is established.
Britain passes the Cruelty to Animals Act of 1876, the first piece of national legislation to regulate animal experimentation.
The American Humane Slaughter Act is passed.
Indian parliament passes its first national animal welfare legislation, The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act.
The European Convention for the Protection of Animals Kept for Farming Purposes, which mandates that animals be kept in conditions meeting their physiological and ethological needs is passed.
Switzerland becomes the first country to include protections for animals in its constitution.
the Protection of Animals Kept for Farming Purposes, which is based on a revised Five Freedoms: freedom from hunger and thirst; from discomfort; from pain, injury, and disease; from fear and distress
Animal welfare act goes into place (5 animal needs).
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