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  1. Unleashing the Beast: Animals, Energy, and the Economy of Labor in Ottoman Egypt

    Videos

    In the land-based agrarian world of early modern Ottoman Egypt, animal wealth, labor, and movement were the bases of social and economic life. Animals were the trucks, motors, cranes, heaters, and gas stations of this early modern society. Interspecies relations between humans and various...

  2. Fulfilling the Fundamentals of Life: A Grounded Theory of the Process of Human-Horse Relationship Development

    Theses

    This thesis explores how relationships develop between humans and their equine companions, and how such relationships may be mutually beneficial. Specifically, the research question asks: What are the processes that occur in the interaction between humans and horses? The research employs a...

  3. Animal Assisted Psychotherapy: An Exploration of the Adult Client's Experience of Individual Psychotherapy with the Assistance of a Dog

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  4. How Wolves Turned into Dogs and How Dogs Are Valuable in Meeting Human Social Needs

    Journal Articles

    A wealth of recent behavioral, neurobiological, and genetic results allows us to draw a new, comprehensive picture of the human-wolf-dog relationship. Dogs originated from wolves 35,000 years ago, mainly via selection for tameness. Wolves were probably spiritual partners and hunting buddies of...

  5. The impact of tickling rats on human-animal interactions and rat welfare

    Theses

    Rats initially fear humans which can lead to negative affect, poor welfare, and difficult handling. Also, modeling and measuring positive affect states in rats can pose an additional challenge. Heterospecific play, or “tickling,” is a handling habituation technique that mimics rat...

  6. Humane education: the effects of animals in the classroom on children's empathy in Japanese elementary schools

    Theses

    Although humane education, promoting children's kindness toward animals, has been evaluated as a factor influencing children's kindness toward humans later in their life, the effect of a classroom pet hasn't been well studied. The current study investigated the influence of...

  7. Determining the Effect of Visitor Group Size and Other Variables on the Behavior of Orangutans at the Oregon Zoo as a Measure of Welfare

    Theses

    The Oregon Zoo is home to many exotic animals, including Bornean and Sumatran orangutans. They live in a relatively new naturalistic exhibit and are subject to large volumes of visitor traffic throughout the day. This is a pilot study to determine the variables and details necessary to conduct a...

  8. Coyotes on the Web: Understanding Human-Coyote Interaction and Online Education Using Citizen Science

    Theses

    Coyote (Canis latrans) numbers are increasing in urban areas, leading to more frequent human-coyote interactions. Rarely, and particularly when coyotes have become habituated to humans, conflicts occur. Effective education about urban coyotes and how to prevent habituation reduces conflict....

  9. Animal people

    Theses

    Imagine you’re at the zoo, standing in front of an enclosure that contains a magnificent lion. You gaze into his lantern-yellow eyes and he stares back at you. What do you see? If you’re like most people, your answer may be simply, a lion. You may be humbled in the presence of a...

  10. Road Kill and the New Science of Human-Animal Relationships

    Soft Literature

    The new science of human-animal interactions, anthrozoology, rests on a premise by the French anthropologist Claude Levi-Strauss. "Animals," he wrote, "are good to think with." His point was that we can learn a lot about human nature by studying how we think about and act...

  11. Working with Animals

    Pamphlets

     Fact sheet on working with animals produced by the Women’s Occupational Health Resource Center (WOHRC). The WOHRC (1979-1987) was a research and training program devoted to identifying and better understanding hazards faced by women workers. WOHRC was housed in Columbia’s...

  12. Passie voor paarden : een onderzoek naar de belevingswereld en het informatiezoekgedrag van paardenliefhebbers in Nederland

    Reports

    Op basis van een korte inventarisatie van beschikbare gegevens, diepte-interviews met mensen met een brede blik op de paardensector en een internet-enquête onder paardenliefhebbers, is onderzoek gedaan naar de belevingswereld, het informatiezoekgedrag en de kennis en praktijk van...

  13. Interação humano-cão: o social constituído pela relação interespécie

    Theses

    A presente tese consiste de estudos na área da Psicologia, abordando o sistema social na lnteração Humano-Cão. Defende-se que ha uma sociedade particular constituída por humanos e cães e que a teoria sobre o social de Humberto Maturana nos oferece apoio...

  14. Unzoo: creating conservational conscience - a progressive development scheme for Johannesburg Zoo

    Theses

    Humans and animals have a diverse and complex set of relationships but their inextricable narratives of development leave them interdependent. By understanding the human fascination with other living beings, in conjunction with our responsibility of preserving the planet, the importance of...

  15. The Animals in Our Stories: Reading Human-Animal History, Kinship, and Inheritance in Asian Diasporic Literature

    Theses

    This dissertation approaches literary animals in Asian diasporic novels through the concept of drawing close. I am interested in how literary animals can communicate an endeavour to draw animals close, and how literary representations of this closeness imagine normative human-animal...

  16. Prevalence of Canine Obesity, Obesity-Related Metabolic Dysfunction, and Relationship with Owner Obesity in an Obesogenic Region of Spain

    Journal Articles

    The main objective of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of canine obesity and obesity-related metabolic dysfunction (ORMD) in the obesogenic area in Spain. The prevalence of overweight/obesity among owners of obese pets was also evaluated. In the sample population studied (93...

  17. The Human-Animal Bond : Our History With Dogs

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  18. Dierbare metgezellen : Domeinbeschrijving Dierenwelzijn

    Reports

    Dierenwelzijn is een complex thema met wetenschappelijke, ethische en maatschappelijke invalshoeken. Om dit thema beter voor het onderwijs toegankelijk te maken hebben Stichting Veldwerk Nederland, het lectoraat Welzijn van Dieren van de Hogeschool Van Hall Larenstein en de Christelijke...

  19. Hond & liefde: De unieke band tussen baasje en beest

    Magazine Articles

    Mens en hond zijn al zo lang samen dat ze elkaar veel beter aanvoelen dan anderesoorten. Hoogleraar psychologie Roos Vonk, die zelf de bank deelt met tweeviervoeters, over onze unieke ‘co-evolutie’.

  20. Investigating human/animal relations in science, culture and work

    Books

    How can we make sense of the ambiguous and historically shifting characteristics of human/animal relations? How can these relations be analysed in terms of power and hierarchies intersecting with gender, race, class and nationality?  This collection of essays, derived from a Nordic workshop...