Badger-human conflict: an overlooked historical context for bovine TB debates in the UK
Book Sections | Contributor(s): Angela Cassidy
In Britain, the question of whether to cull wild badgers (Meles meles) in order to control the spread of bovine tuberculosis (bTB) in domestic cattle herds has been the source of scientific, public and policy controversy for over 40 years and still shows no sign of resolution. This chapter...
Recent animal disease outbreaks and their impact on human populations
Book Sections | Contributor(s): Jeff B Bender, William Hueston, Michael Osterholm
There are very positive and strong connections between animals and humans, but also reasons for concern because about 61% of all human pathogens are zoonotic. The increase in new diseases, is due to increases in world trade, animal translocation, ecological disruptions, climate change,...
Keynote Presentation: Making animal welfare sustainable - human behaviour change for animal behaviour: the human element
Book Sections | Contributor(s): White, J., Rogers, S., Denenberg, S.
Evaluation of the association between attendance at veterinary hospital-based puppy socialisation classes and long-term retention in the home
Book Sections | Contributor(s): Schulkey, R., DePorter, T., Denenberg, S.
No better than flipping a coin: reconsidering canine behaviour evaluations in animal shelters
Book Sections | Contributor(s): Patronek, G. J., Bradley, J., Denenberg, S.
Predicting aggressive behaviour: which factors influence biting and what is the use of temperament tests?
Book Sections | Contributor(s): Schoening, B., Denenberg, S.
Having bitten is no one-way ticket for dogs: rehabilitation possibilities and principles
Book Sections | Contributor(s): Schoening, B., Fechner, L.
The study of animal behaviour and its applications
Book Sections | Contributor(s): Jensen, P.
This chapter provides a brief overview of the historical background and of the various fields into which ethology has branched over the decades. The field that is of most interest in this book is the application of ethology in the study of animals utilized by man.
Relationship among cat-owner bond, cat behaviour problems and cat environment conditions: a study with 1553 Spanish cat owners
Book Sections | Contributor(s): Bulgakova, N.
Bonding between pet and pet owner. Animal health: a breakpoint in economic development?
Book Sections | Contributor(s): HJ Teoh, SK Cheong, PC Suttiwan, V Borvonsin
The interactions between 200 pet owners and their pets were observed in this study. In general, the study also found that the more social support the pet provided for their owner, the stronger the emotional bond between pet and owner. Pet owners were also asked to say how...
Using Interactions Between Children and Companion Animals to Build Skills in Self-Regulation and Emotion Regulation
Book Sections | Contributor(s): Wanda Boyer
The veterinarian's role in pet loss: grief education, support, and facilitation
Book Sections | Contributor(s): L.S. Lagoni, S. Hetts, S.J. Withrow
Human-cat interactions: relationships with, and breed differences between, non-pedigree, Persian and Siamese cats [Pets, families and interactions]
Book Sections | Contributor(s): Dennis C. Turner
The cat people revisited
Book Sections | Contributor(s): V. D. Volkan
End of Life Considerations
Book Sections | Contributor(s): K Dobbs, V Adams
"Genetics and the Social Behavior of the Dog" Revisited: Searching for Genes Relating to Personality in Dogs.
Book Sections | Contributor(s): Enikõ Kubinyi, Mária Sasvári-Székely, Adám Miklósi
Canine development and socialization
Search and Rescue Dogs
Book Sections | Contributor(s): J. J. Ensminger
Crisis and disaster response counseling with therapy animals
Book Sections | Contributor(s): C. K. Chandler
Pet ownership and health
Book Sections | Contributor(s): Judith M. Siegel