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  1. Is there a domestication of women? Examples of pork and dog

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): J. Milliet

    Regarding hogs and dogs, the active women and leaders in the three domesticatoires action areas such as food, protection and movement controls and finally reproduction. However, at the level of use, a gender break there is at two levels: (1) in the exploitation of the living animal, (2) the...

  2. Touching and Gesture Exchange as an Element of Emotional Bond Construction. Application of Visual Sociology in the Research on Interaction between Humans and Animals

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Krzysztof Tomasz Konecki

    The article analyse the problem of human - animals bond creation. The analysis of video - recordings was used to beserve the gesture exchange between animals and humans. The grounded theory was used to analyse visuality of the emotional bond creation.

  3. Domesticating Animals: A Description of a Certain Disturbance

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Szymon Wrobel

    Text placed in the database under the NPRH project "Polish literary and cultural studies II. Edition of the monographs of the 'Texts of the Second' in English and placing them in international databases.

  4. Moral Panic, Risk or Hazard Society — the Relevance of a Theoretical Model and Framings of Maidan Dogs in Chisinau and Bucharest

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Adriana Mica

    The study analyses the dynamics of public debate surrounding the issue of maidan [stray] dog population control strategies in Moldavia and Romania. The comparison takes as its point of reference two episodes of moral panic and discusses the applicability of the theoretical models of moral panic,...

  5. "Between Us, Animals". Emotional Ties Between Humans and Other Animals

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Monika Bakke

  6. Waiting for Wolves in Japan: An Anthropological Study of People-Wildlife Relations

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): John Knight

  7. Revealing the History of Sheep Domestication Using Retrovirus Integrations

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Bernardo Chessa, Filipe Pereira, Frederick Arnaud, Antonio Amorim, Felix Goyache, Ingrid Mainland

    The domestication of livestock represented a crucial step in human history. By using endogenous retroviruses as genetic markers, we found that sheep differentiated on the basis of their "retrotype" and morphological traits dispersed across Eurasia and Africa via separate migratory...

  8. Assessment of Working Dog Suitability from Quantimetric Data

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Joelle Alcaidinho, Giancarlo Valentin, Nate Yoder, Stephanie Tai, Paul Mundell, Melody Jackson

    We propose new approaches to assessing the suitability of  potential working dogs for a given occupation. The main  focus is placed on continuously-recording technology that  does not rely on constant human observation. An example  is provided in the form of a pilot study...

  9. Leptospirosis in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil: An Ecosystem Approach in the Animal-Human Interface

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Maria Cristina Schneider, Patricia Najera, Martha M. Pereira, Gustavo Machado, Celso B. dos Anjos, Rogerio O. Rodrigues, Gabriela M. Cavagni, Claudia Munoz-Zanzi, Luis G. Corbellini, Daniel F. Buss, Sylvain Aldighieri, Marcos A. Espinal

    BackgroundLeptospirosis is an epidemic-prone neglected disease that affects humans and animals, mostly in vulnerable populations. The One Health approach is a recommended strategy to identify drivers of the disease and plan for its prevention and control. In that context, the aim of this study...

  10. A 'long-fuse domestication' of the horse? Tooth shape suggests explosive change in modern breeds compared to extinct populations and living Przewalski horses

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Krish Seetah, Andrea Cardini, Graeme Barker

    Archaeological and molecular data suggest that horses were domesticated comparatively recently, the genetic evidence indicating that this was from several maternal haplotypes but only a single paternal one. However, although central to our understanding of how humans and environmental conditions...

  11. Zoonosis in the Nursing Home

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Schattner, Ami, Huber, Robert

  12. Older Adults May Benefit from Bonds Formed With Dogs

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  13. Depression in older cat and dog owners: the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study (HUNT)-3

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Enmarker, Ingela, Hellzén, Ove, Ekker, Knut, Berg, Anne-Grethe T.

  14. Effect of animal-assisted interventions on depression, agitation and quality of life in nursing home residents suffering from cognitive impairment or dementia: a cluster randomized controlled trial

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Olsen, Christine, Pedersen, Ingeborg, Bergland, Astrid, Enders-Slegers, Marie-José, Patil, Grete, Ihlebæk, Camilla

  15. ‘I'd rather wear out than rust out’: autobiologies of ageing equestriennes

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Davis, Dona L., Maurstad, Anita, Dean, Sarah

  16. Dog as a typical predator which communicates with manPies jako typowy drapieznik komunikujacy sie z czlowiekiem

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kamieniak, J., Mazurkiewicz, T., Tietze, M.

    This article aims at the presentation of a complex process of making ties between the dog and the man, that started from the domestication of a dog and was followed by the thousands years of co-evolution. Here, we were discussing the process of forming relationships between the dog and the man...

  17. Effects of guest feeding programs on captive giraffe behavior

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Orban, D. A., Siegford, J. M., Snider, R. J.

    Zoological institutions develop human-animal interaction opportunities for visitors to advance missions of conservation, education, and recreation; however, the animal welfare implications largely have yet to be evaluated. This behavioral study was the first to quantify impacts of guest feeding...

  18. Evaluation of pharmacokinetics and efficacy of ivermectin following oral administration in dogs against experimental infection of Ctenocephalides felis felis and Rhipicephalus sanguineus

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Magalhaes, V. S., Cid, Y. P., Ferreira, T. P., Medeiros, D. M. V., Batista, L. C. de S. O., Correia, T. R., Albert, A. L. M., Scott, F. B.

    With the increasing number of pets in home the human-animal relationship is increasingly close and care about control disease growing. Ivermectin (IVM) is frequently used because its proven safety. IVM is recommended for the treatment of demodectic scabies and prevention of heartworm in dogs,...

  19. Communicating with pet owners about obesity: roles of the veterinary health care team

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Churchill, J., Ward, E.

    Obesity continues to be the most prevalent nutritional problem of dogs and cats as well as one of the most frustrating conditions to treat successfully. Educating and assigning roles to all members of the health care team will improve staff engagement and the consistency and effectiveness of...

  20. Management strategies in farrowing house to improve piglet pre-weaning survival and growth

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Vila, R. M., Tummaruk, P.

    Post-partum and lactation are the most complex periods in the swine production chain. Newborn pigs are highly vulnerable due to relatively low body weight at birth and physiological immaturity. Most of the management strategies performed in farrowing houses are oriented to ensure a proper level...