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  1. Marley's Miracle Mutts

    | Organizations

    Marley’s Mutts Dog Rescue is a registered 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization (30-0636031) that is concentrated on saving the lives of Kern County's incarcerated canines. Kern County's...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61620

  2. Island Dolphin Care

    | Organizations

    Provides unique, therapeutic, motivational and educational dolphin assisted therapy programs for children and adults with special needs and their families (and/or caregivers) through the use...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61616

  3. White Blood Cell Counts, Parasite Prevalence, and Plasma Cortisol Levels of Dogs in a County Animal Shelter: Changes over Days and Impact of a Program of Repeated Human Interaction

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Emily S. Dudley

    Animal shelter housing is highly stressful for a dog, compromising welfare and leading to undesirable behaviors and unknown health consequences. We documented the changes in circulating numbers of...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61608

  4. On farm welfare assessment of beef cattle using an environmentally-based welfare index and investigation of the human-animal relationship

    | Reports | Contributor(s): Bernadette Earley, Mickael Mazurek, Margaret Murray, Daniel J. Prendiville

    On farm welfare assessment of beef cattle using an environmentally-based welfare index and investigation of the human-animal relationship. Study 1. Animal welfare index (AWI): an on-farm survey of...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61585

  5. Life after academia -- helping homeless dogs | LC Ricke | TEDxLeeCollegeHuntsville

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    For most professors, getting denied tenure is the end of their career. For LC Ricke, it was only the beginning. In this intriguing talk, LC argues that people with graduate degrees have a...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61563

  6. Rhea and the plight of pachyderms | Rhea Lopez | TEDxStXaviersMumbai

    | Videos

    The life of a performing elephant is cruel. Despite the ban on animal performances in circuses, elephants are forced to perform illegally, continue to be beaten or they are kept chained up and...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61561

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

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Bronwyn Anne Allcock

    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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61535

  8. Effects of Sheltering on Behavior and Fecal Corticosterone Level of Elderly Dogs

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Katsuji Uetake, Chu Han Yang, Aki Endo, Toshio Tanaka

    In Japan, the human population is aging rapidly, and the abandonment of dogs by the elderly people who have died or been hospitalized becomes a problem. It is hypothesized that elderly dogs have...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61491

  9. Companion animals as being-objects: the role of the self/other binary in the human-animal bond

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Amanda Kelly Reed

    This research project is an investigation into the human-dog bond and the practice of pet adoption and pet surrender at the East Baton Rouge Parish Animal Control Center. The human-dog bond is an...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61414

  10. Shelter Dog Behavior Improvement: Dog Walking as Enrichment

    | Posters | Contributor(s): Rebecca A Johnson, Charlotte McKenney, Sandra McCune

    Background: Several million dogs are euthanized in animal shelters annually after multiple relinquishment reasons (Scarlett, 2002; Salman, 1998; New, 2000 & Kass, 2001). Gains in pet adoptions...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61408

  11. Paws in the sand: the emergence and development of the use of canids in the funerary practice of the ancient Egyptians(ca. 5000 BC – 395 AD) : a thesis submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Mary Louise Hartley

    This research investigates the nature and scope of the inclusion of canids/dogs in the funerary practice of the ancient Egyptians. Canids used in a mortuary context are well known, due mainly to...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61280

  12. Investigating Attachment Behavior in Shelter Dogs

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Anamarie Johnson

    The strength and nature of the social connection between humans and dogs is a product of a long history of domestication. This study, conducted at a municipal shelter in Northern California using...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61244

  13. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61238

  14. Food puzzles for cats: feeding for physical and emotional wellbeing

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Dantas, L. M. S., Delgado, M. M., Johnson, I., Buffington, C. A. T.

    Practical relevance: Many pet cats are kept indoors for a variety of reasons (eg, safety, health, avoidance of wildlife predation) in conditions that are perhaps the least natural to them. Indoor...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59404

  15. Identification and development of measures suitable as potential breeding traits regarding dairy cows' reactivity towards humans

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Ebinghaus, A., Ivemeyer, S., Rupp, J., Knierim, U.

    Behavioural indicators of the human-animal relationship (HAR) are predominantly used in animal welfare science. However, the reactivity of dairy cows - as part of the HAR - is also of interest in...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59353

  16. Influences on the avoidance and approach behaviour of dairy goats towards an unfamiliar human - an on-farm study

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mersmann, D., Schmied-Wagner, C., Nordmann, E., Graml, C., Waiblinger, S.

    The human-animal relationship (HAR) is an important factor for successful animal husbandry and animal welfare. Thus, the HAR is included in on-farm assessments to evaluate overall welfare. For...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59355

  17. Judging a dog by its cover: morphology but not training influences visitor behavior toward kenneled dogs at animal shelters

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Protopopova, A., Wynne, C. D. L.

    Currently, visitor behavior in companion animal shelters is not adequately explored. A sequence of experiments investigated how visitors interacted with kenneled dogs at an animal shelter and...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59334

  18. The protective association between pet ownership and depression among street-involved youth: a cross-sectional study

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lem, M., Coe, J. B., Haley, D. B., Stone, E., O'Grady, W.

    Street-involved youth represent a particularly vulnerable subsection of the homeless population and are at increased risk of health problems, substance abuse, and depression. Qualitative research...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61055

  19. The associations between animal-based welfare measures and the presence of indicators of food safety in finishing pigs

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Alpigiani, I., Bacci, C., Keeling, L. J., Salman, M. D., Brindani, F., Pongolini, S., Hitchens, P. L., Bonardi, S.

    Stressful housing and management practices affect animals, potentially increasing their receptiveness to pathogens. Since some pathogens do not lead to clinical signs of sickness, subclinical pigs...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59274

  20. Creating an Effective Shelter Intake Form to Reduce Owner Surrender

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Sandra Nichole Tongg

    Animal shelters in the United States have evolved from basic bare bones facilities with inhumane culling practices, to today’s more socially complex, organized and compassionate sheltering...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/60702