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  1. A influência da relação entre homem e animais no aprendizado de zoologia

    Contributor(s): Ricardo Cardoso Leite

    Este trabalho investiga como a relação entre homem e animal pode influenciar no aprendizado de Zoologia. Foram testadas três hipóteses: quanto maior a afinidade de uma pessoa pelos animais maior é o seu aprendizado; quanto mais contato a pessoa tem com a...

  2. Man's Best Friend: Examining Social Functions of Dogs' in the Lives of Humans

    Contributor(s): Emily J. Sterling

  3. Extending identity theory: parenting and identity formation in human-animal relationships

    Contributor(s): Andrea Laurent-Simpson

    Both traditional and structural perspectives in symbolic interaction have conceptualized the formation of self as arising out of lingual interaction between human actors. This was based on Mead’s original premise that non-human actors were alingual, and thus incapable of intersubjectivity....

  4. Eläinavusteinen toiminta osana sosiaali- ja terveysalaa : Pirkanmaan Hali-Bernit tuottamassa hyvää oloa

    Contributor(s): Sini Reini

    Opinnäytetyön tarkoituksena on tutkia ja tarkastella eläinavusteista toimintaa ja sen yhteyttä sosiaali- ja terveysalaan. Tarkemmin eriteltynä tarkoituksena on selvittää mitä eläinavusteinen toiminta on, miten eläinavusteinen toiminta voi...

  5. Zooterapie z pohledu zdravotnického pracovníka

    Contributor(s): Sandra Línková

    Bakalářská práce pojednává o zooterapii a náhledu na ni ze strany zdravotnického personálu a laiků, kteří se o ní zajímají a pracují s ní. Skládá se ze dvou částí -...

  6. The Perceived Psychosocial Benefits of Pet Ownership on Child Development: A Parental Perspective

    Contributor(s): Erin K. Leahy

    The purpose of this review is to explore the beneficial role pets play in facilitating the psychosocial development of preadolescent children. It is proposed that the pet is perceived by both the child and parent as a developmental resource during preadolescent development, as it assists the...

  7. Boat preference and stress behaviour of Hector's dolphin in response to tour boat interactions

    Contributor(s): Georgia-Rose Travis

    Dolphins are increasingly coming into contact with humans, particularly where tourism is involved. It has been assumed that such contact causes chronic stress on dolphin populations. This study examined relatively naive populations of Hector's dolphins and their interaction with various...

  8. Ei haukku haavaa tee : esite koira-avusteisesta kasvatus- ja kuntoutustyöstä

    Contributor(s): Inka Kansi, Anni Kauppinen

    Koirien merkitystä ihmisten hyvinvoinnin kannalta on viime vuosina käsitelty tutkimuksissa ja mediassa laajasti. Opinnäytetyön tavoitteena oli tuottaa sosiaali-, terveys- ja kasvatusalojen ammattilaisille suunnattu esite yhteistyössä Koirat kasvatus- ja...

  9. Investigating cruelty to animals in private and commercial settings

    Contributor(s): Catherine Mary Tiplady

    This thesis examines animal abuse occurring in the context of domestic violence, among animals encountered by veterinarians in practice and in media broadcasts of animal cruelty. Whilst the focus on the thesis is on animal abuse within a domestic violence context, I have also studied...

  10. Pet Bonding and Pet Bereavement Among Adults

    Contributor(s): Kelli Brosam

    This study was designed to examine the relationship between the intensity of bonding and grief responses among adults following the death of their dogs or cats. Three hypotheses were considered: 1) The strength of the bond between an adult and a pet will predict the intensity of grief following...

  11. Koira-avusteinen terapia lasten psyykkisten häiriöiden hoidossa

    Contributor(s): Susanna Tuovinen

    Koira-avusteinen psykoterapia on maailmalla tunnettu hoitomuoto psyykkisten häiriöiden hoidossa. Suomessa se ei kuitenkaan ole vielä saavuttanut samanlaista suosiota. Tämä opinnäytetyö kertoo koira-avusteisesta terapiasta ja sen käytöstä...

  12. Paws in the sand: the emergence and development of the use of canids in the funerary practice of the ancient Egyptians(ca. 5000 BC – 395 AD) : a thesis submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy

    Contributor(s): Mary Louise Hartley

    This research investigates the nature and scope of the inclusion of canids/dogs in the funerary practice of the ancient Egyptians. Canids used in a mortuary context are well known, due mainly to the use of canids in the later votive context. However, the first documented evidence of actual...

  13. GREEN CARE -TOIMINTA VANHUSTEN HOIDOSSA JA KUNTOUTUKSESSA : Integroitu kirjallisuuskatsaus

    Contributor(s): Anu Kosomaa

    Green Care eli Vihreä hoiva on yläkäsite monille eri sosiaalisille ja terveyden edistämisen sekä kuntoutuksen toiminnoille, joille on yhteistä luonnon, eläinten, maaseutuympäristön ja -työn hyödyntäminen ihmisten elämänlaadun...

  14. Experimental investigations of the impact of social influence on dog-human interactions

    Contributor(s): Zsófia Sümegi

    There is an increasing scientific agreement that the origin of the domestic dog dates back several tens of thousands of years. In fact, the history of dog is a history of unique behaviour evolutionary process in which they have gradually become adapted to human environment and, as a result,...

  15. Educação assistida por animais : intervenção em crianças com alterações de comportamento

    Contributor(s): Ãngela Maria Dias de Vilhena e Mascarenhas

    A realização deste estudo terá a intenção de levantar a possibilidade e verificar a exequibilidade da implementação de projectos / programas de Intervenções Assistidas por Animais / Educação Assistida por Animais...

  16. The disturbing correlation between youth violence and animal cruelty

    Contributor(s): Sarah A. Matthews

    In examining juvenile crime and violence, there appears to be a correlation between this violence and the crime of animal cruelty. To assist in supporting this hypothesis, as a society we can study and see that there is a known correlation between violent adult offenders and previous charges of...

  17. Eläinavusteinen toiminta ja eläinavusteinen terapia - Systemaattinen kirjallisuuskatsaus

    Contributor(s): Mia Färm

    Tämän opinnäytetyön tarkoituksena oli kuvata minkälaisia sosiaali- ja terveysalan opinnäytetöitä eläinavusteisesta toiminnasta ja terapiasta löytyy Theseus-julkaisuarkistosta aikana 1.1.2009-11.9.2013. Opinnäytetyön tavoitteena oli...

  18. When reading gets Ruff : understanding the literacy experiences of children engaged in a canine-assisted reading program.

    Contributor(s): Emily Callahan Perkins

    The purpose of this qualitative study was to investigate how the interactions that take place between therapy dogs and children during literacy activities change children's attitudes towards reading in one urban charter school. The research drew on both the sociocultural approach to literacy...

  19. For Death is But a Passing Phase of Life: Riding The Grief Waves Resulting From The Death of Pet and Human Loss Within a Culturally Fluid World

    Contributor(s): Yoshiko Nonaka

    We, as living beings, all cross paths with death of others and of ourselves, as well as the grief that follows. However, people in many cultures and societies are often discouraged from talking about death and dying. Death and grief as a result of it happen in response to not only human loss,...

  20. Příroda a kultura u malých sibiřských národů

    Contributor(s): Martina Nováková

    Cílem předkládané práce je jednak v obecné rovině představit téma přírody a kultury v perspektivě sociální a kulturní antropologie a jednak zachytit tuto problematiku v konkrétním prostředí...