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The relationship between humans and urban foxes on Prince Edward Island
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| Theses | Contributor(s): Kristine Martin
This study examines the relationship between humans and urban foxes living in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. In recent years colloquial evidence suggests that there has been an increase in...
Colonial Animality: Canadian Colonialism and the Human-Animal Relationship
| Book Sections | Contributor(s): Azeezah Kanji
Located at the juncture of critical animal studies and decolonial theory, this analysis contemplates the connections and entanglements between settler colonialism and animality in Canadian...
Cougar-human entanglements on Vancouver Island : relational agency and space
| Theses | Contributor(s): Rosemary-Claire Magdeleine Solange Collard
Vancouver Island is home to what is estimated to be the densest cougar population in North America. Over the last century and a half, cougar and human residents of the Island have not co-existed...
Representations of polar bears in tourism: Exploring power relations through discourse analysis
Historical and contemporary relationships between human beings and polar bears are dynamic and complex, and the lives of these two animal species continue to be intimately intertwined in the...
Avian reactions towards human approaches in different urban greenery structures in Nanaimo
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Campbell, M.
Urban green spaces are vital for human quality of life and urban avian ecology. In consequence, these areas attract cutting edge research on human/animal relations and the human roles in avian...
The protective association between pet ownership and depression among street-involved youth: a cross-sectional study
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lem, M., Coe, J. B., Haley, D. B., Stone, E., O'Grady, W.
Street-involved youth represent a particularly vulnerable subsection of the homeless population and are at increased risk of health problems, substance abuse, and depression. Qualitative research...
Owners' attitudes and practices regarding nutrition of dogs diagnosed with cancer presenting at a referral oncology service in Ontario, Canada
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Rajagopaul, S., Parr, J. M., Woods, J. P., Pearl, D. L., Coe, J. B., Verbrugghe, A.
J Small Anim Pract
Department of Clinical Studies, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G4V2, Canada.Mona...
Profiling a one-health model for priority populations
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Panning, C., Lem, M., Bateman, S.
Can J Public Health
Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph,...
Animal assisted crisis response and creating connections: a practical guide for implementing therapy dogs into a victim services policing environment
| Theses | Contributor(s): Krista L. E. Levar
This project was created to address the needs of police based victim services units as they implement a therapy dog program into police detachments. Taking the form of a manual, this project...
Animal Metropolis: Histories of Human-Animal Relations in Urban Canada
| Books | 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...
Companion Paws Canada
Companion Paws Canada is dedicated to supporting Canadians in need while providing a second chance for pets by rescuing, training and pairing them with those who would benefit from a companion...
Let's "Paws" to Consider the Possibility: Using Support Dogs with Victims of Crime
| Government Documents
Today, a service dog helping an individual with sight limitations is accepted and relatively common. There are other trained dogs including those who serve individuals who are deaf or hard of...
Jul 13 2017
2017 Canadian Veterinary Medical Association Convention
Street Involved Youth and Companion Animals: A Phenomenological Study
| Theses | Contributor(s): Melissa Caines
Of the approximate one hundred and fifty thousand youth in Canada who are homeless on any given night as many as 25 percent of them share their lives with companion animals (Public Health Agency...
Dog visitation's impact on seniors' social support: comparing group and individual conditions
| Theses | Contributor(s): Lindsay Burton
Introduction: Social support (SS) is an important determinant of senior health. Dogs are an underutilized modality for seniors’ SS promotion, and dog visitation programs are emerging to...
Public perceptions of coyotes in Vancouver
| Theses | Contributor(s): Renee Proulx
The coyote (Canis latrans) has benefitted from the urbanization of previously undeveloped areas and have successfully expanded their range across North America. As they are newcomers, it is...
Being there : relationships between people with cancer and their pets : what helps and what hinders
| Theses | Contributor(s): Patricia Nitkin
This qualitative research examined the little studied area of human-pet relationships and their impact on persons with cancer. The goal of this study was to gather information from individuals...
Urban Coyotes (Canis latrans Say, 1823) in the Lower Mainland, British Columbia: Public Perceptions and Education
| Theses | Contributor(s): Kristine Webber
Increasing complaints to wildlife agencies and negative media reports about urban coyotes (Canis latrans) suggest a negative attitude toward coyotes. I surveyed the public in the Greater Vancouver...
An Institutional Analysis of Ontario's Endangered Species Act: Investigating the Implementation Challenges
| Theses | Contributor(s): Nafisa Sarwath
In a rapidly changing environment, management of natural resources is essential. Currently the world is undergoing a rapid loss of biodiversity through extinctions caused by human activities....