Friends for Folks
Friends for Folks is located in Lexington, OK that connects inmates and abused and abandoned dogs to prepare the dogs to be family pets or service dogs. This highly successful program is expanding to other Oklahoma prisons in hopes of bringing positive change to inmates, abandoned dogs and people...
Pets for the Elderly Foundation
The Pets for the Elderly Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit charity that pays a portion of the adoption fee, when a senior citizen (persons age 60+) adopts a companion pet from one of our 52 participating shelters in 29 states. Greater Cleveland area participating shelters include the Animal...
Causes of relinquishing the dogs adopted from animal shelters in Taiwan
| Contributor(s):: Fuh, YingBin, Tung, MengChi, Tung, KwongChung, Chiang, JengTung, Fei, ChangYoung
This study investigated the causes of relinquishing the dogs adopted from animal shelters. The subjects were the adopters of public animal shelters in Taiwan in 2003 similar to 2005. Random sampling was conducted upon 10% of the population. This study collected data by telephone survey, and 1,185...
Raising canine: cross-species parallels in parental investment
| Contributor(s):: Steiner, E. T., Silver, N. C., Hall, P., Downing, C., Hurton, D., Gray, P. B.
Why did you choose this pet?: Adopters and pet selection preferences in five animal shelters in the United States
| Contributor(s):: Weiss, E., Miller, K., Mohan-Gibbons, H., Vela, C.
Paws for Veterans
Paws for Veterans is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization. They provide our nations combat injured Heroes that suffer with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Traumatic Brain Injury, and affiliated physical disabilities with task trained medical service dogs as well as supplies, therapeutic group...
Developing emotional security among children who have been adopted
| Contributor(s):: Trujillo, Kate
Adoption of Research Animals
| Contributor(s):: Larry Carbone
Estimates of actual numbers of research animals used in the country vary, but one thing is obvious to most of us working in research facilities: the vast majority of these animals are euthanized when their usefulness has ended. Euthanasia is intrinsic to some projects. For example, many projects,...
The Golden Retriever Rule: Alaska's Identity Privilege for Animal Adoption Agencies and for Adoptive Animal Owners
| Contributor(s):: John J. Tiemessen, Jason A. Weiner
In this Comment, the authors examine recent national and Alaskan developments regarding a limited testimonial privilege for animal adoption agencies and adoptive owners. Unlike most testimonial privileges, this new privilege did not exist at common law and has only a limited foundation in...
Circle Tail, Inc.
Circle Tail's mission is to provide service and hearing dogs for people with disabilities at no cost to the individual. We also provide dogs for adoption, as well as offer dog obedience training, behavior management, educational programs, and boarding services.
Oct 10 2013
No More Homeless Pets National Conference
Animal returns may signal problems
| Contributor(s):: Miller, P.
Potential pet ownership in U.S. rental housing
| Contributor(s):: Hart, L. A., Kidd, A. H.
The improvement of adoption retention
| Contributor(s):: Kidd, A. H., Kidd, R. M.
What the state needs
| Contributor(s):: Seufert, C.
Understanding the scope of farmer perceptions of risk: considering farmer opinions on the use of genetically modified (GM) crops as a stakeholder voice in policy
| Contributor(s):: Guehlstorf, N. P.
This study explores the relationship of farmer attitudes and GM agriculture. A survey was conducted on 200 farmer adopters and non-adopters of GM crops within the counties of Madison, Macoupin, Jersey and Feyette in Illinois, USA on the perception of risk in relation to GM food production and...
A note on chick adoption: a complementary strategy for rearing rheas
| Contributor(s):: Labaque, M. C., Navarro, J. L., Martella, M. B.
Adoption of greater rhea (Rhea americana) chicks by males and the comparative survival of adopted vs. male's own chicks in a semi-captive population was investigated. Groups of marked chicks (one to 11 individuals) hatched in incubators were released at intervals near males with their own broods....
A note on the use of odor manipulation to facilitate the adoption of alien lambs by ewes bearing twins
| Contributor(s):: Price, E. O., Dally, M. R., Hernandez, L.
Adoption of alien lambs by ewes bearing single natural offspring has been facilitated by the use of artificial odorants such as neatsfoot oil to establish a common odour for own and alien young and by the use of cloth stockinette jackets to exchange natural odours between lambs. The objective of...
Mother-offspring bonding in farmed red deer: accuracy of visual observation verified by DNA analysis
| Contributor(s):: Vankova, D., Bartos, L., Cizova-Schroffelova, D., Nespor, F., Jandurova, O.
The accuracy of a maternity assessment based on visual observation was tested during the post parturient phase in farmed red deer in Czech Republic [date not given]. The mother of the calf was determined using visual observation of the hind's peri-parturient and early maternal behaviour during...
Reforging the bond - towards successful canine adoption
| Contributor(s):: Marston, L. C., Bennett, P. C.
While most human-canine relationships are very fulfilling others fail, resulting in a large number of animals being abandoned or relinquished to animal shelters each year. This paper reviews our current understanding of the canine relinquishment and adoption process, with the aim of identifying...