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  1. Animal Assisted Play Therapy

    Full-text: Available

    Contributor(s):: Risë VanFleet, Tracie Faa-Thompson

    Animal Assisted Play Therapy™ is the culmination of the authors' combined 75 years of experience working with animals as a part of their therapeutic practice. Professional practitioners, as well as the paraprofessionals who work in tandem with them, will find this book of enormous...

  2. Until Tuesday: a wounded warrior and the golden retriever who saved him

    Contributor(s):: Luis Carlos Montalván, Bret Witter

  3. Wild Neighbors : The Humane Approach to Living with Wildlife

    Contributor(s):: John Hadidian

    Wild Neighbors provides practical, humane, and effective advice on how to share living space with 35 of the most common species, from alligators to woodpeckers, found in the lower 48 states. Advice focuses on how to: properly and accurately define a wildlife problem; determine what type of animal...

  4. Investigating human/animal relations in science, culture and work

    Contributor(s):: Tora Holmberg

    How can we make sense of the ambiguous and historically shifting characteristics of human/animal relations? How can these relations be analysed in terms of power and hierarchies intersecting with gender, race, class and nationality?  This collection of essays, derived from a Nordic workshop...

  5. Exploring the animal turn: Human-animal relations in science, society and culture

    Contributor(s):: Erika Andersson Cederholm, Amelie Björck, Kristina Jennbert, Ann-Sofie Lönngren

    Animals' omnipresence in human society makes them both close to and ye tremarkably distant from humans. Human and animal lives have always been entangled, but the way we see and practice the relationships between humans and animals - as close, intertwined, or clearly separate - varies from...

  6. Carver's repository, forge and horse infirmary

    Contributor(s):: James Carver

    Veterinary science: being an address to the gentlemen, farmers and graziers of Long Island, shewing in a brief view the importance of introducing this branch of domestic science, with a view of ameliorating the diseases of that noble animal the horse

  7. Animal Metropolis: Histories of Human-Animal Relations in Urban Canada

    Contributor(s):: Joanna Dean, Darcy Ingram, Christabelle Sethna

    Animal Metropolis brings a Canadian perspective to the growing field of animal history, ranging across species and cities, from the beavers who engineered Stanley Park to the carthorses who shaped the city of Montreal. Some essays consider animals as spectacle: orca captivity in Vancouver, polar...

  8. The objectification of animals

    Contributor(s):: Felix Mariano Vallejos

    Motivated by the obvious naturalization of the mistreatment of nonhuman species, it manifests in everyday areas such as food, clothing, sport and entertainment, the present work aims to address the relationship between man and animals, starting with the following question: Why do we objectify...

  9. Green Chimneys at Work (A How-to Manual)

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    Green Chimneys at Work (A How-to Manual) is set up as a collection of articles, answered questions, papers and anecdotes.  It does not have to be read from cover to cover.  The reader can open the manual at any point and begin reading.  Its purpose is to give the reader a solid,...

  10. Animal Cruelty and Freedom of Speech: When Worlds Collide

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    Contributor(s):: Abigail Perdue, Randall Lockwood

    A collaboration between an attorney and an animal protection advocate, this work utilizes the extremely controversial and high-profile “crush video” case, US v. Stevens, to explore how American society attempts to balance the protection of free speech and the prevention of animal...

  11. Field Manual of Wildlife Diseases: General Field Procedures and Diseases of Birds

    Contributor(s):: Milton Friend (editor), J. Christian Franson (editor)

    The “Field Manual of Wildlife Diseases: General Field Procedures and Diseases of Birds” presents practical, current information and insights about wild bird illnesses and the procedures to follow when ill birds are found or epidemics occur. Section 1 of the Manual provides information about...

  12. Your ideal cat: insights into breed and gender differences in cat behavior

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    Contributor(s):: Benjamin L. Hart, Lynette A. Hart

    For a happy relationship with your cat, go beyond the looks and make your pick based on demonstrated breed behavior. This is the advice of the Harts, two experts in animal communication and behavior, whose new book takes the process of selecting a cat to the next level by offering data-based...

  13. Pets and mental health

    Contributor(s):: Cusack, Odean

  14. The human-animal bond and grief

    Contributor(s):: Lagoni, Laurel, Hetts, Suzanne, Butler, Carolyn

    This book is based on the teaching programme at the Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine. It is written for the veterinary practitioner and offers specific guidelines to help the veterinarian guide clients through the situation of the death of a companion animal. The...

  15. Carrots and sticks : principles of animal training

    Contributor(s):: McGreevy, Paul, Boakes, Robert A.

  16. The Use of alternatives in drug research

    Contributor(s):: Rowan, Andrew N., Stratmann, Carl J.

  17. Of mice, models, and men : a critical evaluation of animal research

    Contributor(s):: Rowan, Andrew N.

  18. Annotated bibliography on laboratory animal welfare

    Contributor(s):: Murphy, R. A., Rowan, Andrew N., Smeby, R. R.

  19. Property, people, or pets?

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    | Contributor(s):: Fiery Cushman, Marc D. Hauser, Matt Kamen, Alan M. Beck (editor)

    A child can't be owned, but parents are legally responsible for their child's care. A painting and a dog can be owned; both fall under the jurisdiction of the law and in particular, property rights. But why should a dog, man's best friend, an animal with a mind and emotions, fall under the same...

  20. The Ecology of Stray Dogs: A Study of Free-Ranging Urban Animals

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    | Contributor(s):: Alan M. Beck

    The book should also be of considerable interest to all ecologists, behavorists, and biologists."-Choice"This is a unique book in which the ecologist's methods are applied to understanding and possibly solving one of our urban problems."-Library Journal"This fascinating...