Vegan Dogs & Cats / Human Population

Sunday, 1 April 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

We share two talks one about vegan companion animals and the other discusses human population and why it's important to think about in relation to animals.

Professor Andrew Knight – Vegan Companion Animals

For more on Professor Andrew Knight’s research on vegan companion animals, visit his website:

Biography: Andrew Knight is Professor of Animal Welfare and Ethics, and Director of the Centre for Animal Welfare, at the University of Winchester; a European and RCVS Veterinary Specialist in Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law; an American Veterinary Specialist in Animal Welfare; and a Senior Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy. Andrew has over 65 academic publications and a series of youtube videos on animal issues.

This talk was recorded at the 2017 Animal Activists Forum.

This show also features Katie Batty’s talk ‘How human overpopulation impacts other animals and what you can do about it’ from the 2017 Institute for Critical Animal Studies (Oceania) conference. You can view the PowerPoint presentation for this talk here.

Biography: Katie Batty is a social justice lawyer and long-time animal right activist. In her spare time she volunteers as a lawyer for refugees and co-hosts a political podcast, Progressive Podcast Australia.

Sunday 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Animal advocacy on the airwaves, hosted by a team of local animal advocates.


The Freedom of Species Team