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  1. An animal-assisted therapy program for children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral disorders

    Contributor(s):: Drawe, Heather L.

  2. An epidemiological study of public and animal health consequences of pet ownership in a disaster: The January 1997 flood of Yuba County, California

    Contributor(s):: Heath, Sebastian Eugen

  3. An investigation of the effects of a facility dog on student learning and the learning environment

    Contributor(s):: Bradley, Jordana

  4. Animal-Assisted Therapy and the Child-Animal Bond: Children's Well-being and Behavior

    Contributor(s):: Connie I. Jacobs

  5. Animal-assisted therapy program for children identified with behavioral problems

    Contributor(s):: Soutar-Freeman, Betty M.

  6. Assessing dogs using a temperament test - will training affect the outcome? : a test-retest trial as a forensic tool

    Contributor(s):: Sophie Luisa Fechner

    Temperament Tests can be a forensic tool as they are often used to clarify legal cases in which dogs were allegedly involved in circumstances of aggression towards humans or other dogs. The test used in this study, the standardized temperament test of Lower Saxony, a battery type test of 36...

  7. Associations between human-animal relationship quality, dispositional empathy, and prosocial behavior

    Contributor(s):: Desmond, Frederic Fairfield

  8. Attachment and Sociability in Therapy Dogs

    Contributor(s):: Wanser, Shelby H.

  9. Behavioral assessment of aggression towards humans in the domestic dog

    Contributor(s):: Donaldson, Tammy McCormick

  10. Behavioral ecology of savanna chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes verus) with respect to insectivory at Fongoli, Senegal

    Contributor(s):: Stephanie Lynn Bogart, Jill D. Pruetz (adviser)

    In this dissertation I examine the behavioral ecology of savanna chimpanzees in Senegal. I test hypotheses related to the effects of the environment on the diet of the chimpanzees at Fongoli, concentrating on their insectivory specifically. Fongoli is the hottest and driest site in which...

  11. Boat preference and stress behaviour of Hector's dolphin in response to tour boat interactions

    Contributor(s):: Georgia-Rose Travis

    Dolphins are increasingly coming into contact with humans, particularly where tourism is involved. It has been assumed that such contact causes chronic stress on dolphin populations. This study examined relatively naive populations of Hector's dolphins and their interaction with various...

  12. Caracterização dos comportamentos de tutores de animais de estimação numa amostra não probabilística

    Contributor(s):: Zélia Irina Lucas Rebelo

    O presente estudo tem como objectivo caracterizar o comportamento dos tutores de animais utilizando uma amostra não-probabilística. Neste contexto, foi elaborado um questionário online conduzido entre Março de 2014 e Julho de 2014, que consiste em 31 questões...

  13. Care and Companionism: Animal Ethics at the End of Life

    Contributor(s):: Casie Jean Dunleavy, Deborah Slicer (adviser)

    In this philosophical project, I discuss the different kinds of companion animal and human relations, or in other words, and provide an argument that specifies our ethical obligations to the animals we live with—-our ‘pets.’ In the first chapter, I suggest that there are three types of...

  14. Classes de comportamentos constituintes de intervenções de psicólogos no subcampo de atuação profissional de psicoterapia com apoio de cães

    Contributor(s):: Murilo Pereira Garcia

    O cão foi a primeira espécie animal a ser domesticada. O início dessa interação remonta há aproximadamente 12 mil anos atrás. Com o passar dos anos sua relação com os seres humanos foi se estreitando em função das...

  15. Comparação entre bem-estar psicológico do tutor e problemas comportamentais no seu animal de companhia

    Contributor(s):: Joana Lara da Encarnação Antunes de Almeida

    O Homem tem vindo a relacionar-se com cães e gatos há, pelo menos, 9 mil anos, sendo o vínculo homem-animal já bastante conhecido. Acredita-se mesmo que a relação entre homens e cães/gatos é uma das relações...

  16. Comportamento do cão no acto de consulta médico-veterinária profilática

    Contributor(s):: Inês Machado Guimarães

    O comportamento de medo é habitualmente demonstrado pelos cães durante a consulta médico-veterinária. Uma tentativa de defesa, por parte do cão, pode tornar uma consulta de rotina numa tarefa complicada, pelo que é fundamental prevenir a...

  17. Contribuição para o reconhecimento da dor oncológica em cães : possíveis indicadores de qualidade de vida e bem-estar

    Contributor(s):: Catarina Sofia Ferreira Duarte

    A avaliação da dor nos animais de companhia é complexa e desafiante, existindo poucos estudos relativos à dor oncológica. O objectivo deste estudo consistiu pois na investigação de possíveis indicadores da qualidade de vida e bem-estar em...

  18. Differences in romantic relationship satisfaction and health as a function of pet preference

    Contributor(s):: Trisko, Jenna

  19. Dog Parks: Benefits and Liabilities

    Contributor(s):: Laurel Allen

    Dog parks have emerged in the last decade or so as places for pet owners living in suburban and urban areas to exercise their dogs. Providing a safe environment for both dog and human is a tremendous challenge. If done correctly a dog park can be that place. In the 1950s and 1960s, some state and...

  20. Dolphin-assisted therapy as a verbal operant condition for children with autism

    Contributor(s):: Terrasi, Renee Marie