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Human-cat relationship in an oceanic biosphere reserve: the case of La Palma Island, Canary archipelago
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| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Medina, F. M., Nogales, M., Farnworth, M. J., Bonnaud, E.
Removal of feral cats from island environments is a useful mechanism by which their ecological impact on endangered species can be reduced or ended. Nevertheless, because cats are anthropogenic in...
Welfare effects of a disease eradication programme for dairy goats
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Muri, K., Leine, N., Valle, P. S.
The Norwegian dairy goat industry has largely succeeded in controlling caprine arthritis encephalitis (CAE), caseous lymphadenitis (CLA) and paratuberculosis through a voluntary disease...
Using dogs in urban pest control | Deanna Kjorlien | TEDxMSJC
| Videos | Contributor(s): Deanna Kjorlien
Using dogs to find bed bugs or to confirm that bed bugs have been killed can drastically reduce the amount of pesticides sprayed. This is a small but significant step in helping our environment,...
| Conference Papers | Contributor(s): Muri, K., Leine, N., Valle, P. S.
Public perceptions of wildlife-associated disease: risk communication matters
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Decker, D. J., Siemer, W. F., Evensen, D. T. N., Stedman, R. C., McComas, K. A., Wild, M. A., Castle, K. T., Leong, K. M.
Human Dimensions Research Unit, Department of Natural Resources, Bruckner Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY...
Framing Possums: War, sport and patriotism in depictions of brushtail possums in New Zealand print media
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Ally McCrow-Young, Tobias Linne, Annie K. Potts
There is a common saying in Aotearoa New Zealand: ‘the only good possum is a dead possum’. This colloquialism demonstrates much about the negative reputation and maltreatment of...
Important cows and possum pests: New Zealand's Biodiversity Strategy and (bio)political taxonomies of introduced species
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Dutkiewicz, J.
This paper examines how New Zealand's conservation discourses and strategies have, since the launch of its Biodiversity Strategy at the turn of the millennium, created and sustained a local...
Primate hunting by Guaymi Amerindians in Costa Rica
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Gonzalez-Kirchner, J. P.
Pasteurella species peritoneal dialysis-associated peritonitis: household pets as a risk factor
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Poliquin, P. G., Lagace-Wiens, P., Verrelli, M., Allen, D. W., Embil, J. M.
BACKGROUND: Pasteurella species are Gram-negative coccobacilli that are a part of the normal oropharyngeal flora of numerous domestic animals. They have been recognized as a rare but significant...
Using livestock guardian dogs in Balkans
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Yilmaz, O., Erturk, Y. E., Coskun, F., Ertugrul, M.
Aim of this paper to review livestock guardian dogs in Balkan countries. Balkans consist of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania,...
Relations among need for power, affect and attitudes toward animal cruelty
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Oleson, J. C., Henry, B. C.
Previous research has investigated the relationship between empathy with humans and attitudes toward animals. Developing a better understanding of this relationship, as well as other related...
| Book Sections | Contributor(s): Goldstein, E. J. C., Greene, C. E., Schlossberg, D.
This chapter focuses on diseases transmitted from cats to humans. The diseases transmitted by inhalation (bordetellosis, plague and Q fever), vectors (ehrlichiosis, anaplasmosis, cat scratch...
Dogs for herding and guarding livestock
| Book Sections | Contributor(s): Coppinger, L., Coppinger, R., Grandin, T.
Dogs that perform best for guarding and herding livestock have different behavioural profiles, as stated by the authors: 'herding dogs are selected to show hunting behaviours, such as eye, stalk,...
Participatory methods for the assessment of the ownership status of free-roaming dogs in Bali, Indonesia, for disease control and animal welfare
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Morters, M. K., Bharadwaj, S., Whay, H. R., Cleaveland, S., Damriyasa, I. M., Wood, J. L. N.
The existence of unowned, free-roaming dogs capable of maintaining adequate body condition without direct human oversight has serious implications for disease control and animal welfare, including...
Will a hiding box provide stress reduction for shelter cats?
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Vinke, C. M., Godijn, L. M., Leij, W. J. R. van der
Domestic cats ( Felis sylvestris catus) can experience serious stress in shelters. Stressful experiences can have a major impact on the cats' welfare and may cause higher incidences of infectious...
Plague: infections of companion animals and opportunities for intervention
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Oyston, Petra C. F., Williamson, Diane
Correspondence to Oyston, Biomedical Sciences, Dstl Porton Down, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP4 0JQ, UKpcoyston@dstl.gov.uk
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Equine stereotypic behaviors: causation, occurrence, and prevention
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Sarrafchi, A., Blokhuis, H. J.
There are strong suggestions that equine stereotypies are connected to poor welfare and a suboptimal management and/or stabling environment. Different forms of equine stereotypic behaviors have...
Conspecific attraction in invasive wild house mice: effects of strain, sex and diet
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Shapira, I., Brunton, D., Shanas, U., Raubenheimer, D.
Applied Animal Behaviour Science
Institute of Natural Sciences, Building 5, Gate 4, Oteha Rohe Campus, Massey University, Private Bag 102 904, North...
Electromagnetic induction of insensibility in animals: a review
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Small, A., McLean, D., Owen, J. S., Ralph, J.
CSIRO Livestock Industries, FD McMaster Laboratory, Lock bag 1, Armidale, NSW 2350,...