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animal welfare

The protection of animals in laboratories or other specific environments by promoting their health through nutrition, housing, care, climate, mental stimulation, and freedom from pain and suffering, disease, and disability.
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  • humane treatment of animals
  • anticruelty law (animals)
  • animal rights
  • animal abuse
  • cruelty to animals
  • animal cruelty
  • anti-cruelty law (animals)
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