Nozīmju piešķiršana industriālo lopkopības fermu dzīvniekiem
Theses | Contributor(s): Maija Krastiņa
Bakalaura darba “Nozīmju piešķiršana industriālo lopkopības fermu dzīvniekiem” mērķis ir analizēt cilvēku-dzīvnieku attiecības starp kāvējiem un lauksaimniecības dzīvniekiem, it īpaši pievēršot uzmanību nozīmēm, kādas tiek piešķirtas dzīvniekiem un...
Personhood and companionship among Evenki and their reindeer in Eastern Siberia
Theses | Contributor(s): Evelyn Landerer
This thesis aims to contribute to our understanding of human-reindeer relations among nomadic hunters and reindeer keepers and is based on a discussion of manifestations of personhood in Siberia. I then relate these to contemporary theories in human-animal relations and argue that in the case of...
Comparação entre bem-estar psicológico do tutor e problemas comportamentais no seu animal de companhia
Theses | Contributor(s): Joana Lara da Encarnação Antunes de Almeida
O Homem tem vindo a relacionar-se com cães e gatos há, pelo menos, 9 mil anos, sendo o vínculo homem-animal já bastante conhecido. Acredita-se mesmo que a relação entre homens e cães/gatos é uma das relações...
A village dog is not a stray : human-dog interactions in coastal Mexico
Theses | Contributor(s): Eliza Ruiz Izaguirre
Dogs (Canis familiaris) are considered one of the most numerous carnivores worldwide. Although in the Global North dogs are popular companions, that live inside homes, about 80% of the dogs in the world are village dogs. Village dogs are typically free-roaming, scavenge refuse around human...
Saving Animals: Everyday Practices of Care and Rescue in the US Animal Sanctuary Movement
Theses | Contributor(s): Elan L. Abrell
This multi-sited ethnography of the US animal sanctuary movement is based on 24 months of research at a range of animal rescue facilities, including a companion animal shelter in Texas, exotic animal sanctuaries in Florida and Hawaii, and a farm animal sanctuary in New York. In the last three...
L'Assetjament escolar a través de les teràpies assistides amb animals
Theses | Contributor(s): Andrea Girabal i Escámez
Aquest treball de recerca pretén investigar la principal problemàtica que trobem actualment a les aules i centres educatius, l’assetjament escolar. L’objectiu és conèixer com les Teràpies Assistides amb Animals, poden contribuir en aquest...
Examining the relationship between puppy raisers and guide dogs in training
Theses | Contributor(s): Jamie Lynne Fratkin
Dogs play a unique role in the lives of humans. Many people form positive relationships with dogs but some do not. In working dogs, the relationship that dogs form with humans is particularly important due to the trust people need to put in their dogs. The aim of this dissertation was examine...
Humanos e não-humanos: o aprendizado de novas sensibilidades e responsabilidades em nossas relações de estimação
Theses | Contributor(s): Luciana de Sant'Anna Dall'Agnol
A educação e a cultura são processos inerentes e transformadores um ao outro, fazendo com que as mudanças em nossa sociedade exijam uma contínua renovação de conhecimentos e (re) adaptação a um mundo em constante...
The Effects of the Presence of An Animal on Anxiety and Communication
Theses | Contributor(s): Benjamin T. Nielsen
Dog parks and their users: A study of four dog parks in the greater Oklahoma City metropolitan area
Theses | Contributor(s): Lacy Jo Burgess-Cady
Humans have had a unique relationship with dogs for thousands of years. In the last three decades, this relationship has shifted and dogs have begun to be more widely recognized as family members by the wider American public. This shift in the relationship has allowed for the creation of a new...
Communication between animals and humans: language, understanding and matters of attitude in human-animal interaction
Conference Proceedings | Contributor(s): Sandra Grötsch
Sandra Grötsch, University of Oulu, Finland Conversation strategies between animals and humans. Language,understanding and matters of attitude in human-animal interaction. Literature and especially fantasy literature provides us with numerous examples of conversation types between animals...
The effect of zoo visitors on the behaviour and welfare of zoo mammals
Theses | Contributor(s): Alexandra Farrand
There is evidence that the presence of the visiting public affects the behaviour of zoo-housed mammals. Understanding the effect of visitors is important in improving animal welfare, achieving zoo conservation goals, increasing visitor education/entertainment, and facilitating interpretation of...
Comunicação na prática clínica veterinária de animais de companhia
Theses | Contributor(s): Mara Cristina Varela da Silva Duarte
A comunicação é imprescindível na prática clínica veterinária e é uma das capacidades mais utilizadas no dia-a-dia de um veterinário. A importância de uma boa comunicação veterinário – dono surge pelo...
Visitor behaviours and visitor effects: a case study on the white-crowned mangabey (cercocebus atys lunulatus) of ZSL London Zoo
Theses | Contributor(s): Marta Fragata
One of the problems that zoos have to deal with at the present time concerns the human-animal relationship. This is a complex matter that emerges from the conjuncture in which contemporary zoos find themselves. One aspect of such problem emerge from the conflicts that may occur according to the...
A canine-centric critique of selected dog narratives.
Theses | Contributor(s): Donelle Gadenne
In this thesis I perform a canine-centric reading, within the theoretical frame of Critical Animal Studies, of nine ‘dog narratives’ from the last three decades – that is, novels in which dogs and human-canine relationships are central to the story. While the novels differ from...
Benefícios da relação homem-animal
Theses | Contributor(s): Manoela Lampert
Os animais acompanham o homem há muito tempo, e hoje sabemos por meio de pesquisas, testes e muita observação que o simples ato de acariciar um animal é capaz de fazer milagres. Nossas relações com os animais, especialmente os cães, evoluem de tal...
Nós e os outros humanos, os animais de estimação
Theses | Contributor(s): Jean Segata
A humanização dos animais, especialmente aqueles de estimação, é tema corrente em nossos dias. Ela é motivo de reportagens, debates envolvendo economistas, psicólogos, juristas, médicos, religiosos, filósofos ou antropólogos,...
Animal viewing in postmodern America : a case study of the Yellowstone wolf watchers
Theses | Contributor(s): Jo Anne Young
The purpose of this thesis is to examine the American relationship with wildlife by way of a case study of the Yellowstone wolf watchers. The American relationship with nature and animals changed at a never before seen rate during the modern era because of capitalism and industrialization. Our...
Its a Dog's Life: Contemplating the Human-Animal Relationship through Dog Adoption Narratives
Theses | Contributor(s): Nicole Silvestrini
Dog adoption is a popular way for people to find pets in the United States. With dog adoption comes dog adoption narratives, ideologically about the dog, told by humans for humans. Dog adoption narratives, a genre of personal experience narrative, enact a series of formalized conventions that...
More than just Rodent Control: A Transdisciplinary Study on Library Cats and their Impact on the Library as Third Place
Theses | Contributor(s): Silvana Lotz
Introduction. The traditional purpose of library cats has been to keep rodents away. Today most resident library cats can be found in the United States where they even seem to serve other purposes. The aim of this study is to analyze how library cats affect the library’s role as third...