A framework for understanding zoonoses at the livestock-human interface in western Kenya
Contributor(s): E. Fèvre
This presentation discusses zoonoses, pathogens, and the aims of a study taking plave in Kenya to address the livestock-human interface.
A Functional Tool for the Prioritization of Zoonotic Diseases in Ontario
Contributor(s): Victoria Ng, Jan M. Sargeant
Presentation on the creation of a functional tool regarding prioritization of zoonotic diseases in Ontario including a discussion of disease criteria for prioritization and multi-criteria decision analysis.
A systematic review of zoonoses transmission and livestock/wildlife interactions: Preliminary findings
Contributor(s): Delia Grace, R. Kock, J. Rushton, F. Mutua, J.J. McDermott, D.U. Pfeiffer, B. Jones
Aggressive man and aggressive beast
Contributor(s): Allen W. Stokes
Whether man can live in harmeny with his environment depends in great measure en his ability to' live with his fellew man. Can man learn to' engineer human seciety in time to' prevent a helecaust? Mere specifically, can we learn to' prevent aggressien er to' channel it harmlessly? The ethelegist...
All Weather Doghouse
Contributor(s): Marcus Catchpole
An Animal Assisted Therapy Program For Children With Mental Health Disorders: A Grant Proposal
Contributor(s): Daisy Arriaza
An overview of current knowledge and trends: The link between human and animal violence
Contributor(s): Phil Arkow
Animal Being: A mindful approach to human and animal connection
Contributor(s): Elizabeth B. Strand
Animal welfare in AAI
Contributor(s): John New
Animals and Disasters
Contributor(s): Sebastian E. Heath
This presentation looks at disasters and their implications on pet owners and pets. It includes information regarding pet abandonment, pet rescue, and evacuation failure.
Attachment style and pet bonds
Presentations | Contributor(s): Cory Hutchinson
The purpose of the present study is to examine the relation between a person’s attachment style and their relationship with their pet. Attachment Theory suggests that how an individual attaches to one or both parents in childhood can become the working model for future adult relationships....
Canines and Childhood Cancer: The Effects of Animal-Assisted Therapy for Patients, Families and Therapy Dogs
Presentations | Contributor(s): Molly Jenkins, Amy McCullough, Ashleigh Ruehrdanz, Kevin Morris
For many people, animals take center stage in their daily lives, offering companionship, comfort, joy and for some, even kinship. Increasingly, greater attention has been given to the roles that animals can play in supporting the health and emotional well-being of people in need, specifically...
Dog Behavior: An Evolutionary Perspective
Presentations | Contributor(s): Laura Noel
The behavior of the modern domesticated dog is heavily influenced in its evolutionary history. I studied the evolution of the domestic dog from its origins and applied this evolutionary history to understanding the behavior of domestic dogs, and how it differs from undomesticated canine species....
Dog Tags: Homeless Veterans and Their Pets/Animal Companions
Presentations | Contributor(s): Susan K. Lee, Pamela Willson
Purpose: Overall, military veterans, who are at increased risk for homelessness and are over-represented when it come to the general population, comprise 10% of the United States (US) population. However, they account for 16% of the homeless adult population. Typically, homeless veterans served...
Emerging Diseases, Zoonoses and Vaccines to Control Them
Presentations | Contributor(s): Paul-Pierre Pastoret
A slide presentation.
Filthy Cellars and Healthy Pets: Relationships between Public Health, Pets and Veterinarians in Cincinnati Prior to World War I
Presentations | Contributor(s): Kelly Wenig
In 1868, Board of Health officials in the city of Cincinnati declared that all animals had to be removed from the basements of city residences. In his report on the state of the city, health officer William C. Clendenin commented that “[t]he extent to which cellars are used throughout the...
For the Love of Riley: A Study of the Impact of Animal Interactions in the Development of Empathy in Children
Presentations | Contributor(s): Rachel Lee
Early Childhood Education professionals teamed up with an Animal Science honors student and a little dog named ‘Riley’ to answer this question. A pet care curriculum was developed centering on what a dog would need to be happy, healthy, and to “feel” loved; Riley served as...
Furry friends, neglect, and social support: an examination of pet attachment and its predictors
Presentations | Contributor(s): Cory Hutchinson, Lindsey Ward, Kelsy Newton
The purpose of this study was to research the relationship of stuffed animal and pet attachment to neglect and social support. A positive correlation has been found between pet attachment and dissociation (Brown & Katcher, 2001). While many studies have looked at predictors of pet attachment,...
Galápagos sea lion behavior differences in relation to human exposure
Presentations | Contributor(s): Connor M. Piechota, Kevin R. Watson, Ryan J. Fuxa
Our study examined the behavioral differences of the Galápagos sea lion (Zalophus wollebaeki) in relation to human presence. Our main goal was to determine whether sea lions would be more aggressive as a result of high frequencies of human exposure. We hypothesized that sea lions would...
Human and Wildlife Conflicts
Presentations | Contributor(s): Larry Clark
The National Wildlife Research Center (NWRC) is the research arm of the USDA's Wildlife Services program. The NWRC is charged with developing methods to resolve conflicts between humans and wildlife, spanning the areas of agriculture and natural resource protection, invasive species, wildlife...