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  1. Save a Dog's Life: Karyn Garvin at TEDxTucson

    Videos | Contributor(s): Karyn Garvin

    Karyn Garvin’s talk, “Saving a Dogs’ Life” will appeal to dog enthusiasts from all walks of life. She brings a unique clarity to the distinction between Separation Anxiety in dogs and another condition referred to as Containment Phobia in dogs. The concern is that...

  2. Why using dog training psychology to train people makes sense: Graeme Hall at TEDxLeamingtonSpa

    Videos | Contributor(s): Graeme Hall

    As one of Britain's top dog trainers, Graeme – aka “The Dogfather” has helped over 4,000 dogs and one fox. Here, he reveals why his magic formula for taming even the wildest dogs can work on humans. Acknowledged by the media as one of Britain's top dog trainers,...

  3. Are Companion Animals the Secret to Good Health?

    Posters | Contributor(s): Bradley Smith, Petra Bywood

    People keep pets for companionship, recreation and protection rather than for the specific purpose of enhancing health. However, a considerable body of literature supports the idea that companion animals can improve overall quality of life, including physical, social and psychological health,...

  4. Improving rabies control in free-roaming dogs

    Theses | Contributor(s): Michelle Kimberley Morters

    Canine-mediated rabies is a serious zoonosis responsible for at least 55,000 human deaths every year, primarily in less developed communities in Asia and Africa where domestic dogs are free-roaming. The disease can be effectively controlled through vaccinating at least 45% of the dogs in a...

  5. Service Dog Academy

    Organizations

    The Service Dog Academy, located in Waterloo, Illinois a bedroom community just outside of St. Louis Missouri , trains your puppy and adult dog using a combination of online SKYPE sessions and videos in combination with our 4 Day Intensive Diabetic Alert Dog Workshop. This unique combination of...

  6. A little girl who loved pets: Muneera Alfadala at TEDxQatarUniversity

    Videos | Contributor(s): Muneera Alfadala

    Doctor Muneera talks about the story of that young girl who loved animals and found joy in taking care of them, which prompted her into working really hard and graduating as the first Qatari veterinary doctor. She will also talk about her dreams, ambitions and the projects that she is currently...

  7. Zoonosis in the Nursing Home

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Schattner, Ami, Huber, Robert

  8. Older Adults May Benefit from Bonds Formed With Dogs

    Journal Articles

  9. Depression in older cat and dog owners: the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study (HUNT)-3

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Enmarker, Ingela, Hellzén, Ove, Ekker, Knut, Berg, Anne-Grethe T.

  10. ‘I'd rather wear out than rust out’: autobiologies of ageing equestriennes

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Davis, Dona L., Maurstad, Anita, Dean, Sarah

  11. Specialists' viewpoints on the human-animal bond in practice: a panel discussion

    Conference Papers | Contributor(s): Ogilvie, G. K.

  12. A dermatologist's viewpoint on the significance of the human-animal bond in practice

    Conference Papers | Contributor(s): Liska, D. A.

  13. Behavior questions and answers

    Conference Papers | Contributor(s): Horwitz, D. F.

  14. Feline aggression directed toward people: causes and treatment

    Conference Papers | Contributor(s): Horwitz, D. F.

  15. Practical veterinary forensics

    Books | Contributor(s): Bailey, D.

    The book serves as a reference for the reader to appreciate the current workload of a forensic vet and to provide an insight into the scale and complexity of the specialism that is veterinary forensics. Topics discussed are: introduction to veterinary forensics; forensic philosophy; law and...

  16. International Society for Anthrozoology (ISAZ) 2016. Exploring human-animal interactions: a multidisciplinary approach from behavioral and social sciences, Barcelona, Spain, 7-10 July 2016. Proceedings

    Books

    This work contains abstracts of 61 conference papers on the regulatory, behavioural and welfare aspects of human-animal interactions.

  17. Companion animal economics: the economic impact of companion animals in the UK. Research report

    Books | Contributor(s): Hall, S., Dolling, L., Bristow, K., Fuller, T., Mills, D.

    The aim of this report is to raise awareness of the importance of research concerning the economic impact of companion animals on society. This report was inspired by the seminal Council for Science and Society (CSS) report Companion Animals in Society (1988), and updates and extends its...

  18. The human-animal interaction

    Book Sections | Contributor(s): Swan, P., Bailey, D.

    Human-animal relationships are far from fading in importance or reducing in number, despite progressive urbanization and industrialization. With increasing protection for animals being sought by legislation around the world and the recognition of important connections in our interactions with...

  19. Conclusion: illustrating the perceived economic impact of companion animals

    Book Sections | Contributor(s): Hall, S., Dolling, L., Bristow, K., Fuller, T., Mills, D.

    The need for further research and follow up studies on the economic impact of companion animals on the UK economy is briefly discussed.

  20. Indirect costs: extending the scope of economic value

    Book Sections | Contributor(s): Hall, S., Dolling, L., Bristow, K., Fuller, T., Mills, D.

    This chapter describes two areas that show the significance of indirect costs associated with companion animals: (i) the effect of companion animal ownership on human health (considering examples relating to the physical, mental and social health of people) and its economic implications and (ii)...