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  1. Walk, Run or Fetch: Designing Social Spaces in Shelters

    Contributor(s):: Kelly Hodder

    Approximately 22 000 dogs are admitted to Ontario Society for the Prevention to Cruelty to Animals (OSPCA) branches and affiliates annually. These dogs require stimulation and enrichment in their daily routine to maintain physical and mental health. However, many shelters have not been designed...

  2. Pet Behaviour Science | Open Access Journal

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    Contributor(s):: David Menor

    Pet Behaviour Science is a new open access journal, which publishes original papers relating to all aspects of the behaviour of pets, including their relationships with humans. As a multidisciplinary journal, Pet Behaviour Science welcomes submissions from the arts and humanities, behavioural and...

  3. Merida: Corazones luchando para que otros sigan latiendo: Ana Duarte Ancona at TEDxUPP

    Contributor(s):: Ana Duarte Ancona

    Outrun abuse, cruelty and indifference and awareness for the culture of adoption of animals in the street.Owner and manager GrafixPRO RDStudio . Founder of Project Healing Patitas , launched in November 2014, whose main objective is the rescue , rehabilitation , sterilization and adoption of dogs...

  4. Randagismo e volontariato in Sardegna: Maria Elena Pisu at TEDxViaTirso

    Contributor(s):: Maria Elena Pisu

    Stray dogs are usually a problem : for dogs itselves, for health community, for safety. In this Tedx the speaker shows us how it is possible to transform a social problem in a social opportunity, with educational , economical and health effect. Maria Elena Pisu has started to take care of...

  5. Occupational Stress in Animal Shelter Workers

    Contributor(s):: Jesse Roberts

    There is a dearth of research focusing broadly on occupational stressors experienced by animal shelter workers. The present study aimed to classify aspects of shelter work that employees report as stressful and determine whether they fit with current perspectives on generic occupational stress....

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

    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, and pit bull rescues. The dog selected to adopt can vary for many reasons, one of which is breed...

  7. Animal impact : secrets proven to achieve results and move the world

    Contributor(s):: Ginsberg, Caryn

  8. Exploring Public Perceptions of the Guelph Humane Society Facilities as a Centre for Human-Animal and Community Interaction

    Contributor(s):: Anna Chow

    While humane shelters are multi-functional centres for animal-human activities, many are not designed to capitalize on community engagement, education and interaction. This research gathered public opinion about the Guelph Humane Society (GHS) and features that would enhance not only animal...

  9. El Paso Animal Services Survey: Support for a 'No Kill Community

    Contributor(s):: Carlos Olmedo, Guadalupe Corral-camacho, Mario E. Caire

    The Institute for Policy and Economic Development (IPED) at the University of Texas at El Paso was contracted by El Paso City Animal Services (EPAS) to conduct a survey of El Paso County residents’ attitudes and perceptions about: 1) stray and unclaimed animals within the community, 2)...

  10. Fish Therapy

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    Contributor(s):: Eileen Bona

    This brief article discusses some of the findings of the impact of integrating fish into the therapeutic medium for different populations of people. It mentions research findings of the impacts of aquariums for alzheimer patients, dolphin assisted therapy for people with a variety of...

  11. Compassionate Eating as Care of Creation

    Contributor(s):: McAteer, John

  12. Project POOCH

    Project POOCH, Inc,® has successfully paired youths incarcerated at the MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility in Woodburn, Oregon, with homeless shelter dogs since 1993.Youths (guided by professionals) learn to train the dogs, groom them, and find them new adoptive "forever homes."...

  13. Doug the Pug – A Working Dog's Tale by Cate Archer

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    Contributor(s):: Cate Archer

    Press Release for Doug the Pug“Doug the Pug – A Working Dog’s Tale” is by Cate Archer – 5m Publishing.Doug the Pug is a wonderfully sweet natured little dog.  As a Therapy Dog, he enjoys each and every one of his working days generously sharing warmth and...

  14. Stray and Owner-Relinquished Animals Statute

    Mandates methods and practices for animal euthanasia in all public and private agencies sheltering stray or owner-relinquished animals. Requires mandatory holding periods and conditions that must be satisfied before any animal is killed. Mandates shelters to develop and follow care, cleaning, and...

  15. The Trap-Neuter-Return Program as a Means for Collecting, Analyzing, and Comparing Data in Animal Care Facilities in Florida, Louisiana, and Mississippi

    Contributor(s):: Stephanie T. Doty

    The TNR program has been met with both scrutiny and approval as a result of conflicting data from studies that examine its usefulness as a means of controlling the free-roaming cat population explosion (Levy & Crawford, 2004). Though the differing opinions will be discussed, it is not the...

  16. Dogs Trust

    Founded in 1891, Dogs Trust (formerly the National Canine Defence League) is the largest dog welfare charity in the UK. Our mission is to bring about the day when all dogs can enjoy a happy life, free from the threat of unnecessary destruction. Each year we care for around 16,000 dogs at our...

  17. Redesigning the Warren Animal Shelter

    Contributor(s):: Bandar Alotaibi, Nicholas Baldasarre, Sean Barrett, Jacqueline Brauer, Perry Cry, Erin D\'Allesandro, Joseph D\'Oria, Jason Doughty, Alison Fredericks, Samantha Howard, Anthony Izzo, Matthem Jesi, Jozef Karpiel, Daniel L\'Esperance, Robin Sharp, Emily Sperini, Gary Graham, Frederick Gould, Arnold Robinson

    The new shelter should incorporate improved natural lighting and ventilation, adequate space for laundry facilities and more space for the animals' living and bathing needs. The design should consider how to prevent dogs from barking and disturbing one another while in the kennels. Increased...

  18. Nov 16 2015

    SAWA 2015 2015 Annual Conference

    The members of the Society of Animal Welfare Administrators (SAWA) wish to state that the express purpose of our organization is to create an association made up of paid professional administrators...

    http://habricentral.org/events/details/365

  19. Nov 15 2015

    National Council on Pet Population & Society of Animal Welfare Administrators 2015 Research Symposium

    How do you know when to implement policy based on research? What do non-adopters think about shelters and shelter pets and why does it matter? How can data be used to help manage free-roaming cat...

    http://habricentral.org/events/details/366

  20. Schooled by a dog- from wounded shelter pooch to school hero: Judy Winter at TEDxLansingED

    Contributor(s):: Judy Winter

    In 2009, I adopted a wounded, year-old shelter pooch, spent eight months rehabilitating Jack, and took tests required to become a certified therapy dog/handler through Therapy Dogs International (TDI). We first got our paws/hands wet volunteering at a children's grief center, visiting...