Ethical Treatment of Animals

Ethical Treatment of Animals

Just like humans, animals too do have rights. These rights allow them enjoy ethical treatment. They are to be treated with respect and not subjected to suffering.

Genesis of animals rights was faced with difficulties and negative critics. Many opposing in the basis that animals have no duties. Hence no worthy of having their own rights.

After several arguments and theories. It was agreed that animals should have rights but remained inferior to human status. This gave birth to animal rights movements.

Animal rights ensures that they are treated with certain considerations. This frees them from the acts of humans as their superior. Humans are to respect and observe these rights irregardless of their needs.

It’s important to understand that animals have the ability to suffer just like humans. Their emotions are closely related to those of humans. After all,in living things classification, we both belong to kingdom Animalia.

With that in mind, it your duty to take into account your actions that interfere with their needs. Just like you won’t allow anyone step on your rights. You shouldn’t overlook those of animals.

Does Kenya have laws that protect animals?

Yes we do.

It is well elaborated under CAP 360 and 364 of Kenyan constitution.

CAP. 360 : Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act

This act involves the personnel, means of transport and manner at which animals are handled to while being transported.

If the animal is caused suffering in any way, the involved party will be subjected to a fine/imprisonment or both.

CAP. 364 : Animal Diseases

This acts regulates activities involved during animal importation and movements, infected areas, prevention of diseases’ spread and tests on animals .

Do we really need to be policed so as to protect animals?

Read the full article here.

Published by Cheche Winnie

Article Writer and Blogger I am blogger , proof reader, writer and copy writer with a Bachelor degree and three years of experience. I write easy to read articles with excellent English and zero grammatical error. Articles that are creative and deliver the inteneded message . I do intense research while writing the articles. I always deliver my work on time and adhere to the timelines given. Always online hence able to start working on your piece as soon as your hire me. I work in real time. Nature Conservationist Passionate about nature conservation education and awareness. I believe that our existence depends on the mother nature. I am also have skills in researching and have managed to publish my own article on the effects of the exotic plants species on the indigenous plants in the Arid lands of Kenya.

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