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  1. Human-cat relationship in an oceanic biosphere reserve: the case of La Palma Island, Canary archipelago

    | 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59396

  2. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/57882

  3. 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,...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/60069

  4. Welfare effects of a disease eradication programme for dairy goats

    | Conference Papers | 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59476

  5. 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.

    2012 Human-Wildlife Interactions 6 1 112-122 2155-3858, 2155-3858 English Human Dimensions Research Unit, Department of Natural Resources, Bruckner Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/35543

  6. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/56568

  7. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/53484

  8. Primate hunting by Guaymi Amerindians in Costa Rica

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Gonzalez-Kirchner, J. P.

    1998 Human Evolution 13 1 15-19 text

    http://habricentral.org/resources/49470

  9. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/47591

  10. 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,...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/47437

  11. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/8781

  12. Around cats

    | 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/46795

  13. 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,...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/46789

  14. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/46020

  15. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/45953

  16. Plague: infections of companion animals and opportunities for intervention

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Oyston, Petra C. F., Williamson, Diane

    2011 Animals 1 2 242-255 2076-2615 MDPI 10.3390/ani1020242 English Correspondence to Oyston, Biomedical Sciences, Dstl Porton Down, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP4 0JQ, UKpcoyston@dstl.gov.uk text

    http://habricentral.org/resources/45546

  17. Dr. Trelawney's cabinet of historical curiosities

    | Journal Articles

    2009 History Today 59 11 71-71 00182753 History Today Ltd. text

    http://habricentral.org/resources/43318

  18. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/40971

  19. 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.

    2013 Applied Animal Behaviour Science 147 1/2 186-193 0168-1591 English Institute of Natural Sciences, Building 5, Gate 4, Oteha Rohe Campus, Massey University, Private Bag 102 904, North...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/39941

  20. Electromagnetic induction of insensibility in animals: a review

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Small, A., McLean, D., Owen, J. S., Ralph, J.

    2013 Animal Welfare 22 2 287-290 0962-7286 10.7120/09627286.22.2.287 English CSIRO Livestock Industries, FD McMaster Laboratory, Lock bag 1, Armidale, NSW 2350,...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/39667