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  1. Pit Bulls Today

    | Presentations | Contributor(s): Hannah Nation

    The motivation for this research paper is to shed a new light on the drastic effects negative stereotypes have on breeds that are deemed aggressive in the media and public’s eye. It’s...

  2. Offender outcomes of training dogs in prison : the Puppies for Parole program

    | Posters | Contributor(s): Dorothea V. Megarani, Rebecca A. Johnson, George Lombardi, Steven Osterlind, Hayley D. Yaglom, Nicole L. Haarman, Elliot Cade

    "Puppies for Parole" is a rehabilitation program based on human-animal interaction (HAI) in the prison. Puppies for Parole aims to reduce the number of homeless canines by producing...

  3. Summarizing Research on Companion Animal Population Dynamics and Control Practices, and Exploring Factors Impacting Dogs' Time to Adoption in a Shelter System

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Aileigh Kay

    A scoping review was conducted to identify all globally published literature investigating population dynamics and control practices of companion animals. There were 7810 unique citations...

  4. The place of the dog in the family: a comparative case study of dog adoption

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Garcia, A. C.

    This paper explores how perspectives on the appropriate place of the dog in the family shape the practice and experience of dog adoption. This research is based on a comparative case study of a...

  5. What's in a Name: Effect of Breed Perceptions & Labeling on Attractiveness, Adoptions & Length of Stay for Pit-Bull-Type Dogs

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Lisa Marie Gunter

    Previous research has indicated that certain breeds of dogs stay longer in shelters than others; however exactly how breed perception and identification influences potential adopters'...

  6. 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...

  7. Estimating the Availability of Potential Homes for Unwanted Horses in the United States

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Emily Weiss, Emily D Dolan, Heather Mohan-Gibbons, Shannon Gramann, Margaret R Slater

    There are approximately 200,000 unwanted horses annually in the United States. This study aimed to better understand the potential homes for horses that need to be re-homed. Using an independent...

  8. Human and canine personality assessment instruments to predict successful adoptions with shelter dogs

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Walker, Sheryl Lynn

    2016 0419-4217978-1321743944 ProQuest Information & Learning text

  9. The Effect of Watching a Large or Small Pseudo Shelter Dog Sit on Command on College Students' Self-rated Willingness to Adopt

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Vanessa Hajek

    AN ABSTRACT OF THE THESIS OF Vanessa M. Hajek for the Master of Science in Psychology presented Title: The Effect of Watching a Large or Small Pseudo Shelter Dog Sit on Command on College...

  10. Comparison of the characteristics and attitudes of dog adopters from three dog rescue groups

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Zelda L. Zimmerman

    A web-based survey was conducted to investigate the relationships between adopters and the dogs they adopted from three types of rescue groups/organizations: humane societies, greyhound rescues,...

  11. Identifying people's most preferred management technique for feral cats in Hawaii

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lohr, Cheryl A., Lepczyk, Christopher A., Cox, Linda J.

    2014 Human-Wildlife Interactions 8 1 56 2155-3858 Jack H. Berryman Institute English text

  12. Cats abandonment versus adoptionAbandono de gatos versus adocao

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Pinheiro, A. G., Alves, N. D., Andrade Neto, D., Lima, J. L. A. de, Rodrigues, A. M. B., Silva, F. B.

    This study was conducted to determine the pattern and factors affecting of cat abandonment and adoption in Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil [date not given]. It was shown that most of the respondents'...

  13. Determinants of cat choice and outcomes for adult cats and kittens adopted from an Australian animal shelter

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Zito, S., Paterson, M., Vankan, D., Morton, J., Bennett, P., Phillips, C.

    The percentage of adult cats euthanized in animal shelters is greater than that of kittens because adult cats are less likely to be adopted. This study aimed to provide evidence to inform the...

  14. Epidemiology of dog and cat abandonment in Spain (2008-2013)

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Fatjo, J., Bowen, J., Garcia, E., Calvo, P., Rueda, S., Amblas, S., Lalanza, J. F.

    Millions of pets are abandoned worldwide every year, which is an important animal welfare and financial problem. This paper was divided into three studies. Our first two studies were designed as a...

  15. FosterFit

    | Organizations

    Participants are assigned a foster dog partner who is with them every step of the way. During the course of the program, participants and their foster dogs work together to achieve health-oriented...

  16. Therapeutic horsemanship and children adopted from foster care: A case study analysis using mixed methods

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Cody, Patricia Anne

    2007 262 9781321594416 The University of Texas at Austin Ph.D. English text

  17. Reaching down and finding humanity: military personnel's experiences of adopting dogs while on deployment

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Taylor, M. F., Pooley, J. A., Edwards, M.

    It is conservatively estimated that 12% of all American soldiers who served in the Iraq and Afghanistan fields of engagement have returned home with psychological problems. Research that...

  18. Oct 19 2015

    Great Lakes Animal Welfare Conference

    JOIN YOUR COLLEAGUES at the 12th annual MPAW-MAACO “Great Lakes Animal Welfare Conference” which has expanded to become the biggest animal welfare training and networking event of the year in the...

  19. Oct 07 2015

    The Business of Saving Lives Three-Day Workshop

    Join members of Helen Woodward Animal Center’s management team for a FREE, three-day workshop, where tried-and-true techniques are provided to help attendees improve: fundraising skills, adoption...

  20. (Your) Life's book

    | Reports | Contributor(s): Erasmo de Oliveira

    (Your) Life’s book   Two pets in each home! ANIMALS ARE ANGELS and the fact is you came to this world with the RIGHT to have two of these angels at your home, so is the...