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  1. Medieval creatures, imagined and real : imagery, depiction and reality concerning medieval animals c.1100 – c.1400 CE

    Theses | Contributor(s): Du Toit, Francois-Rene

  2. Diseño de programa dirigido a adiestrar de forma introductoria a los/las profesionales de la salud en Terapia Asistida con Animales para la población de envejecidos con el diagnóstico de demencia tipo Alzheimer

    Theses | Contributor(s): Bello Irizarry, Myosoti K.

  3. Intercolony comparison of diets of western gulls in central California

    Theses | Contributor(s): Cassell, Anne L.

  4. Spatial-kinetic chrono-linear : MFA thesis - painting and drawing

    Theses | Contributor(s): Cordray, Gary

  5. Gotländska stenåldersstudier : människor och djur, platser och landskap

    Theses | Contributor(s): Andersson, Helena

  6. Development of a measure of positive and negative aspects of dog owners’ attachment to their pets

    Theses | Contributor(s): Balcazar Soto, Paola Nayeli

  7. The effects of the presence of dogs on learning with elementary and middle school students : a meta-analysis

    Theses | Contributor(s): Barton, Katie Michele

  8. Parent Report on the Impact a Service Dog has on Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder


  9. The trash birder's guide

    Theses | Contributor(s): Adams, Ashely

  10. Volunteer tourism : saving the African penguin one volunteer at a time. The case of a seabird rehabilitation centre in the Western Cape, South Africa

    Theses | Contributor(s): Carole Olivier

    Volunteer tourism, as a form of leisure and/or recreation, is one of the fastest growing forms of tourism globally. It has also become a critical human resource for many organisations in the Western Cape, South Africa who rely on the support of volunteer tourists. A review of the current...

  11. Understanding why guide dogs fail to meet their predicted qualification outcomes

    Theses | Contributor(s): Daisy Jones

    Guide dogs provide life changing mobility support and companionship for thousands of blind and partially sighted people. A proportion of dogs undertaking training to be guides will not enter work due to health or temperamental reasons. This work was designed to investigate the issues associated...

  12. The Effect of Watching a Large or Small Pseudo Shelter Dog Sit on Command on College Students' Self-rated Willingness to Adopt

    Theses | Contributor(s): Vanessa Hajek

    AN ABSTRACT OF THE THESIS OF Vanessa M. Hajek for the Master of Science in Psychology presented Title: The Effect of Watching a Large or Small Pseudo Shelter Dog Sit on Command on College Students’ Self-rated Willingness to Adopt    Abstract approved: This study investigated...

  13. Examining specific aspects of human-dolphin interactions in a "swim-with-dolphins" program.

    Theses | Contributor(s): Jennifer Lee O'Loughlin

    Atlantic bottlenose dolphins are actively receptive towards humans, and it has been suggested that they are one of the only known wild animals that will seek out human contact (Smith, 1987). The swim-with-dolphins program at Dolphins Plus Research Center allows authorized paying customers the...

  14. Animal assisted education: intervention in children with behavioral disorders

    Theses | Contributor(s): Angela Maria Dias de Vilhena Mascarenhas

    The accomplishment of this study intends to raise the possibility and verify the feasibility of the implementation of projects / programs of Animal-Assisted Interventions / Animal-Assisted Education as a pedagogical strategy in the current educational context. In this particular case, the...

  15. An investigation into the feeding behaviour and diet selection of the domestic horse

    Theses | Contributor(s): Marie Clare Cairns

    This study sought to investigate feeding behaviour and diet selection of horses exposed to concentrate feed of differing flavours and nutrient contents in different situations. Firstly behaviour was studied in a simple choice test. The results showed that when thehorses have no previous...

  16. The Effectiveness Of Enrichment Programs For Dogs In An Animal Shelter

    Theses | Contributor(s): Pamela Perry

    Dogs (N = 108) in an animal shelter received one of four enrichment programs: twice daily walking alone (walking) or in combination with a daily fooddispensing toy (toy), a daily session of standardized human contact (petting), or daily obedience training (obedience). We evaluated the effects of...

  17. The Effects of Group-Housing on the Behavior of Domestic Cats (Felis Sylvestris Catus) in an Animal Shelter

    Theses | Contributor(s): Caroline Monk

    This study investigates the effects of group housing on the stress and behavior of domestic cats in an animal shelter. Twenty-four cats one-year of age and older were observed in the Tompkins County SPCA for three consecutive days. All behavior was continuously recorded. Density of cats in the...

  18. The knowledge, perception and utilization of equine chiropractic by horse riders in KwaZulu-Natal

    Theses | Contributor(s): Kirsten Moya Snow

    Background:  Horses are unlike most animals as they take part in equine sports and thus are athletic animals.  Comparable to a human athlete, horses are prone to sports related injuries and disease. Equine  chiropractic has shown to be one of the most utilized forms of...

  19. Prevalence Of, Risk Factors For, And Zoonotic Potential Of Giardia Spp. Infection In Cats Housed In An Animal Shelter

    Theses | Contributor(s): Stephanie Janeczko

    Giardia duodenalis is an intestinal protozoal parasite capable of causing both clinical and subclinical disease in a broad range of species, including humans and cats. The parasite has a ubiquitous distribution and infection occurs worldwide in nearly all mammals. Giardia infection in cats may...

  20. Native Dog Burials and Associated Ritual in Coastal Virginia and Beyond

    Theses | Contributor(s): Jennifer Fitzgerald

    The only domesticated animals on the continent, dogs held a special place among the fauna of North America. Their symbolic and ritual significance is especially evident within Late Woodland sites along the Chickahominy River where several modal patterns of dog burial are present at four sites....