Medieval creatures, imagined and real : imagery, depiction and reality concerning medieval animals c.1100 – c.1400 CE
Theses | Contributor(s): Du Toit, Francois-Rene
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.
Intercolony comparison of diets of western gulls in central California
Theses | Contributor(s): Cassell, Anne L.
Spatial-kinetic chrono-linear : MFA thesis - painting and drawing
Theses | Contributor(s): Cordray, Gary
Gotländska stenåldersstudier : människor och djur, platser och landskap
Theses | Contributor(s): Andersson, Helena
Development of a measure of positive and negative aspects of dog owners’ attachment to their pets
Theses | Contributor(s): Balcazar Soto, Paola Nayeli
The effects of the presence of dogs on learning with elementary and middle school students : a meta-analysis
Theses | Contributor(s): Barton, Katie Michele
Parent Report on the Impact a Service Dog has on Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
The trash birder's guide
Theses | Contributor(s): Adams, Ashely
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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....